Salome 'The Psychodynamic Pioneer' Demetriou

Locum Clinical Psychologist

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Therapist Profile: Salome Demetriou

Professional Background

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Johannesburg.

Specializations: Integrated therapeutic approach with special training in Person-Centered Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy. A strong focus on trauma, somatic symptoms, and quality of life in both practice and research.

Years of Experience: Has been in private practice since 2021, with prior experience in psychiatric settings.

Professional Affiliations: MyRehab Dual Diagnosis Addiction Centres | MyHeadspace

Treatment Philosophy and Approach

Therapeutic Techniques: Employs an integrated approach to therapy, incorporating various methodologies tailored to individual client needs. Special emphasis on creating a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to explore their underlying beliefs, emotions, and experiences.

Philosophy: Committed to maintaining the human integrity of those suffering from a range of psychopathologies, from mild to severe, by understanding the roots of human behavior.

Treatment Plan Strategy: Focuses on understanding each client’s unique story and circumstances, using a blend of therapeutic techniques to foster healing, growth, and improved quality of life.

Personal Attributes

Personal Statement: “I believe in the power of a safe therapeutic space to unlock the understanding and healing of complex human experiences. My approach is centered on compassion, non-judgment, and a deep commitment to understanding the person behind the behavior.”

Language Proficiency: English


Availability: Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 to 17:00 (UTC+2)

Session Formats: Offers individual therapy with a diverse range of therapeutic modalities to address issues such as trauma, somatic symptoms, and general psychological well-being. Engages clients in a process designed to promote safety, understanding, and personal growth.

Special Focus

Areas of Expertise: Recognized for her work with clients dealing with trauma and its impact on somatic symptoms and quality of life. Sally integrates a broad spectrum of therapies to address the needs of individuals across a range of psychological issues.

Research Interests: Maintains an active interest in research related to trauma, somatic symptoms, and quality of life, contributing to a deeper understanding of these areas within her therapeutic practice.

Client Matching Considerations

Ideal for clients seeking an empathetic, integrated approach to therapy, especially those dealing with trauma, somatic symptoms, or seeking to improve their overall quality of life.

Suitable for individuals looking for a therapist who values safety, non-judgment, and a personalized understanding of their experiences and behaviors.

Clients who appreciate a therapist with a strong research background and a comprehensive understanding of various therapeutic modalities.

To discover more about our admission process, treatment options, visiting rules, and to learn more about our ARC Addiction Recovery Centre, please reach out. We invite you to embark on your journey towards a healthier life today, with MyRehab as your trusted partner in recovery.

In the dynamic tapestry of South Africa, nestled in the bustling landscape of the East Rand, a figure of resilience and insight stands distinctly – Salome ‘The Psychodynamic Pioneer’ Demetriou. Distinguished as a pre-eminent Clinical Psychologist in the East Rand, Salome’s credentials glow with the prestige of a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from the esteemed University of Johannesburg.

An expert in navigating the complex trails of human psychopathology, Salome acquired her prowess within a variety of psychiatric settings. Her passion to guard the human dignity of her clients, who grapple with a spectrum of emotional challenges, amplifies her revered image as ‘The Psychodynamic Pioneer’.

Not limiting her services to her private practice, Salome stretches her expertise and clinical acumen to MyRehab as well. Whenever a need arises, Salome steps in as a locum for their core team, striking a chord of reliability and flexibility in her professional persona.

Firmly believing in the principles of safety and non-judgment, she amalgamates aspects from a broad spectrum of therapeutic techniques to provide an integrated approach. Salome’s method blends pillars of Person-Centred therapy, the wisdom of Dialectical Behavioural therapy, the in-depth strategies of Narrative and Family Systems therapy, and the insights of Psychodynamic therapy.

As ‘The Psychodynamic Pioneer’, Salome believes in the significance of unveiling the hidden beliefs, emotions, and past experiences that shape human behaviour. She traces the thoughts and feelings that influence one’s actions with consummate skill, bringing clarity and understanding to her clients.

Enveloping her inherent interest in research, Salome’s work concentrates on the relationships between trauma, somatic symptoms, and quality of life, contributing to her commanding presence among Clinical Psychologists in East Rand.

Each day, Salome ‘The Psychodynamic Pioneer’ Demetriou wakes to the call of healing as a Clinical Psychologist in the East Rand. Her involvement with MyRehab, acting as a locum when needed, extends her reach and impact in the world of psychological well-being. Salome’s journey is emblematic of enduring commitment, trailblazing drive and unravelling discoveries, echoing her mettle as a chief architect of therapeutic transformation.

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Thats nice, but who is Salome 'The Psychodynamic Pioneer' Demetriou

Salome, also known as Sally, obtained her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Johannesburg. Salome has experience within psychiatric settings, and holds a passion for maintaining the human integrity of those who suffer from mild to more severe psychopathology. Salome practices from an integrated approach, with a primary focus on ensuring that her clients feel safe, in a non judgmental manner.

She holds a strong belief in understanding the underlying beliefs, emotions, and experiences that inform human behavior. Various therapies she is trained in include: Person Centered therapy, Dialectical Behavioral therapy, Narrative therapy, Family Systems therapy, and Psychodynamic therapy. While fulfilling her role as a therapist she has also had a keen interest in research, with a predominant focus on trauma, somatic symptoms and quality of life.

To discover more about our admission process, treatment options, visiting rules, and to learn more about our ARC Addiction Recovery Centre, please reach out. We invite you to embark on your journey towards a healthier life today, with MyRehab as your trusted partner in recovery.

Transformative Healing with The Psychodynamic Pioneer

Explore the terrain of emotional healing with Salome ‘The Psychodynamic Pioneer’ Demetriou. As an esteemed Clinical Psychologist in East Rand and a reliable locum at MyRehab, Salome blends a variety of therapies to guide individuals through their unique path of recovery.

Navigating the Mind with Salome 'The Psychodynamic Pioneer'

Experience the empathetic approach of Salome ‘The Psychodynamic Pioneer’ Demetriou. Backed with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and extensive experience in psychiatric settings, Salome unravels hidden beliefs and emotions to chart a transformative journey towards improved mental health.

The Compassionate Approach of The Psychodynamic Pioneer

Step into a safe and non-judgemental therapeutic space with Salome ‘The Psychodynamic Pioneer’ Demetriou. As a respected Clinical Psychologist in East Rand, Salome uses an integrated approach to holistically address a range of psychopathologies, fostering a path of insight, healing and recovery.








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