Akeso In The News

Overcoming postpartum blues

Up to 40% of mothers in South Africa are affected by perinatal depression…


Featured in the following media:

MSN – Thursday, 23 August
IOL – Friday, 24 August 2018
Classic FM – Monday, 27 August 2018 – The Wellness Slot Morning Show

What are anxiety disorders?

Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. But extreme fear or worry, panic attacks, phobia ….


Featured in the following media:

all4women – Friday, 6 July 2018
Smile FM – Monday, 9 July 2018 – The Honest Truth Show
Vrouekeur Magazine – Tuesday, 10 July – page 18

1107, 2018

Mental health is vital at all stages of life

Each year, thousands of South Africans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. It’s important to be aware of mental illness and how you can support loved ones at every stage of their lives. Change is an [...]

2306, 2018

Understanding substance abuse and addiction

Drug and alcohol abuse take their toll on thousands of South Africans every day, but no matter how hopeless the situation seems, it is never too late to turn things around by seeking help. Substance abuse is an enormous social [...]

1906, 2018

Mental health affects everyone, including teenagers

The past few years have witnessed an escalation in teen suicides and a number of anxious, depressed, and suicidal students. In light of Youth Month in South Africa it is critical that we are aware of the struggles facing some [...]

2905, 2018

The path to mental health arises with different treatment approaches

A person-centred, multi-disciplinary approach to mental health is key to the therapeutic process The person-centred approach to therapeutic care, developed by American psychologist Carl Rogers*, remains as relevant today as it was in the 1940s. It lies at the heart [...]

2905, 2018

Living with bipolar disorder – Managing your symptoms and staying balanced can help you take back control of your life

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is marked by extreme mood swings from high to low, and from low to high – or from mania to depression and back again. Some patients feel elated and depressed at the same [...]

1604, 2018

Mental wellbeing during pregnancy and motherhood are critical for both mother and baby

World Maternal Mental Health Day, on 2 May 2018, aims to spread the awareness of mental or psychiatric disorders that are prevalent in the perinatal period (the first 1 000 days of life), to ensure access to mental health care during [...]