Dean Sutherland

Counselling and Sport Psychologist


Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Social Science Honours
Master of Arts in Counselling and Sport Psychology


Dean obtained his undergraduate and honours degree majoring in Psychology, as well his Master’s degree in Counselling and Sport Psychology at the University of Pretoria. He completed his internship at Stabilis Treatment Centre, a private in-patient rehabilitation centre treating addiction in adult and adolescent populations. Dean conducted individual, group, family and couples psychotherapy related to anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties and the various facets related to addiction.

Dean initially started his private practice in Pretoria East, while lecturing at Pearson University. He has a focus on and passion for working with addiction, adjustment, emotional difficulties and identity development. These areas are addressed in practice through individual, family or couples psychotherapy sessions, depending on the needs presented.

Dean currently has offices in Pretoria East and Midstream Mediclinic, offering individual psychotherapy, couples counselling, family therapy and career guidance. He has a passion for in-patient care and is associated with Evexia Psychiatric Day Hospital and Denmar Specialist Psychiatric Hospital. 

Areas of interest

Addiction, adjustment, emotional difficulties and identity development.