Rakhi Beekrum is a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). She consults in Durban North and with inpatients at medical and psychiatric hospitals in Durban. Rakhi works with adults, couples and adolescents, providing evidence-based treatment for a wide range of emotional problems. Rakhi is a consultant lecturer for postgraduate psychology students and has experience in clinical supervision.
She is a member of the International Psycho-Oncology Society due to her special interest in working with patients who have cancer, as well as their families. With a background in media & communication, Rakhi is passionate about spreading mental health awareness and reaching out via social media to those who do not have easy access to individual therapy. She uses various forms of media (e.g. radio, print & social media) to help individuals lead more meaningful lives. Rakhi is also a motivational speaker, focusing on women’s health and burnout.