Namibpsychologist Dr Willie Van Der Merwe

Psychologist, DMin (USA), MA (Clinical Psychology), Registered Clinical Psychologist in South Africa and Namibia
 therapist: Namibpsychologist Dr Willie Van Der Merwe,
Online in Namibia
Willie's experience over the last 37 years in different geographical and cultural settings (Southern Africa, USA, Western and Eastern Europe, Middle East, Central Asia and Northern Africa) in secular as well as faith-based corporate environments (mining industry, small business development, private practice, management consultant, member care director) has given him a profound understanding of the unique difficulties that accompany cross cultural individual/family/organizational dynamics. His training and experience have also gifted him with the ability to gauge the appropriate level of intervention that each unique situation requires for the effective, long lasting resolution of individual/couples/team/organizational conflicts/developments to be achieved. Willie is passionate about the discovery and realization of human talent and highly values the development of healthy organizational leaders, leadership teams and corporate cultures. His multidisciplinary holistic intervention approach necessitates working in liaison with a variety of medical/paramedical professionals, organizational leadership, family members and other consultants.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult, Children, Elder
Languages: English and Afrikaans

Treatment Approach

  • Behavioral
  • Christian
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • EMDR
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducational
  • Rational-Emotive
  • Reality
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • Transactional Analysis
Approach Description: Initially I build a trusting relationship with my patient. A first session which under normal circumstances is 2 hours in length is mainly to gather information and also to help the patient to get an understanding of why he/she might be sad or angry or depressed. The goal is to give hope.

Education & Credentials

Namibpsychologist Dr Willie Van Der Merwe DMin (USA), MA (Clinical Psychology), Registered Clinical Psychologist in South Africa and Namibia
  • Male
  • License # CPS00155; PS0017701
  • Licensed in Namibia; South Africa
  • Practicing Since 1985
Education: DMin (Doctoral in Ministry) MA (Clinical Psychology)


  • Average Session Fee US$100 per hour
  • Accepts Insurance
  • Medical insurance companies in Namibia

Namibpsychologist Dr Willie Van Der Merwe Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Swakopmund, Erongo Region
  • Available Online for residents of Namibia
  • Online Therapy Details: WhatsApp, Zoom, Telephone, Email
Namibpsychologist Dr Willie Van Der Merwe Practice Description
PROFESSIONAL FACE TO FACE, ONLINE AND PHONE COUNSELING SERVICES for cross cultural practical relationship advice, couples and marriage counseling, conflict and stress resolution, help with mood disorders like depression, anxiety, grief, anger, post traumatic stress and trauma through confidential, convenient, effective, safe and affordable face to face or/and internet and phone counseling services with an experienced certified, licensed clinical psychologist.

Practice Overview

Available both in-person and online
39 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Individual

Office Hours

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Driving Directions

Drive towards the Platz Am Meer Mall in Swakopmund. Just before you enter the mall Kormoran street turns out to the right. Down the street on the left you will find the practice at number 11. 11 Kormoranstreet, Vineta, Swakopmund, Namibia, Africa

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