About Me

Introduction & Formal Training:

Roux is a Clinical Pastoral Therapist, Life Coach & Spiritual Teacher with over 20 years experienced, based in Muizenberg, South Africa. His academic qualifications include a Masters Degree in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) from the University of Stellenbosch. Clinical pastoral education (CPE) is a method of training clergy through practical experience in hospitals, retirement villages and mental health institutions. This involved 100 hours of supervision and many hours of practice while studying the academic and theoretical underpinnings of the practice. Roux received his training at Tygerberg Hospital, George & Annie Starck Homes in Parow as well as Stikland Psychiatric Hospital. He is register as a Clinical Pastoral Therapist with The Southern African Association of Pastoral Work.

Additional Training:

+ the Coach Certification Training Program of Master Coach University in San Deigo (USA)

+ passed the New Insights Life Coach Training Program with includes 70 hours of Coaching Skills Training with distinction.

+ Uncommon Knowledge Training Course: “How to Lift Depression Fast” 

+ Human Gives College Online Course: “Understanding Anxiety – and managing without drugs”

Approach & Specialization

As a Therapist & Coach Roux employs a compassionate solution-focused approach to collaboratively seek to find unique answers to life’s many challenges with his clients. His expertise, experience and interest lies in the following areas:

  • Creative ways to manage stress, anxiety and depression
  • Career change
  • Meeting the challenges of the second half of life

I enjoy swimming, horse-riding, painting, drumming and writing in my spare time. I particularly like to spend time on the beautiful beaches in Muizenberg, Cape Town where I stay with my partner and her daughter. I also have two daughters of my own who lives in Somerset West.