Yolande grew up in South Africa and lived in the UK for 15 years prior to moving to Singapore. Following a 15-year career to date in Social Work, she is currently undertaking a Master of Counselling degree with Monash University. Yolande’s original degree was a BA Social Work honours degree obtained from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa where she is from.
Yolande is experienced in working with a diverse client group in a variety of settings both as a social worker and manager. She has worked in various teams including child protection, children with disabilities, foster care and adoption and children in care. Yolande has also had extensive involvement in staff professional development working closely with students and newly qualified workers providing clinical supervision and bespoke developmental support. Yolande is delighted to serve clients through Elephant who, along with her Australia based supervisors at Monash University, support and supervise her to ensure they receive the optimum and most ethical care, keeping consistent with Elephant’s values of providing a first class service. Indeed Elephant is thrilled to be able to support Yolande and her clients to ensure all areas of the community are cared for, including those who may not have the financial resources to be able to afford longer term psychological support who can benefit from our hardship rates programme.
Yolande is passionate about working with diverse client groups in a helping profession and bringing together the skills learnt from her social work experience, together with her continued development in counselling skills to provide quality care and service to clients in therapy.
To book an appointment with Yolande, please book online at the hardship rate (Option 6)or contact us: