Valjee, Sachet

Valjee, Sachet

Clinical Psychologist, Lecturer

Discipline Psychology
Email valjees@ukzn.ac.za
Contact Number 031-260-7613
Campus Howard College Campus
Office Address Memorial Tower Buidling (Basement) – B17
Last Updated 2 months ago

Degrees Held

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree: University of Durban-Westville (1997)
  • Honours (Psychology): University of Durban-Westville (1998)
  • Masters Degree (Clinical Psychology): University of Durban-Westville (Thesis awarded with distinction) (2000)

Research Interests

  • Developmental Trauma and Complex Trauma reactions
  • Child and Adult Psychopathology
  • Psychological Assessment in the South African Context

Teaching Interests

  • Psychology Practice
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Ethics in Clinical Assessments
  • Health Psychology

Selected publications

Community Engagement

2019 – current, Mind Genesis – Development and Implementation of Screening Assessment – Primary and Secondary School Learner’s experiencing Learning Difficulties

Department of Basic Education (KwaZulu-Natal) – Development and Piloting screening assessment battery – learning difficulties/potential. Feedback to stakeholders – Department of Basic Education – Umlazi & Illembe District. https://www.education.gov.za/

2019 – current, Mind Genesis – Development and Implementation of School Violence Psychoeducation & Prevention Programme – Primary and Secondary School Learner’s

Department of Basic Education (KwaZulu-Natal) – Development and implementation of School Violence Psychoeducation & Prevention Programme – Umlazi & Illembe District. https://www.education.gov.za/

2019 – current, Mind Genesis – Development and Implementation of Study Skills Programme – Primary and Secondary School Learner’s

Department of Basic Education (KwaZulu-Natal) – Development and implementation of Study Skills Programme – Umlazi & Illembe District. https://www.education.gov.za/

2017 – 2018, , Bobby Bear Foundation – Psychological Debriefing

Offered group psychotherapy debriefing sessions for staff, care-givers and health workers at Bobby Bear – Amanzimtoti

 2019 – current, Multisystemic Suicide Prevention Programme

Research project development and implementation – Suicide Prevention Programme – Durban South Secondary Schools

2008 – current, Centre for Applied Psychology – UKZN – Howard College

Individual and group psychological assessment/intervention to community in geographic area located within a 15km radius. https://psychology.ukzn.ac.za/DurbanHowardCollege

Teaching Expertise

  • Psychological Assessment in Clinical & Counselling Practice
  • Psychology Practice – Clinical & Counselling Psychology
  • Developmental Trauma/Victimization