Adult Psychotherapy

Modern living has resulted in a steady increase in the number of adults who experience mental health challenges in the form of depression, anxiety and other psychological disorders.


Adolescence is a turbulent time in life, accompanied by a unique set of challenges for the teen to overcome. Navigating this time can result in psychiatric symptoms of depression, anxiety and even trauma.

Couples Therapy

Couple therapy is aimed at building a more satisfying, intimate and loving connection.

Couple therapy is aimed at addressing those painful cycles of arguing, infidelity and separation, helping you and your partner in building a more satisfying, intimate and loving connection.

Sports Psychology

The ultimate goal for sports psychology is a well-adjusted athlete who can perform to the best of his or her ability and cope with the unique pressures the sport arena brings.

Taryn McGowan


I am a HPCSA registered Clinical Psychologist based in Stellenbosch providing therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families. My areas of focus include depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship issues and sports psychology.

The following areas / disorders are of special interest to me. If you identify with any of these problems, please don’t hesitate to contact a trained professional.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma (PTSD)
  • Adjustment issues
  • Couple / relational challenges
  • Sports / performance enhancement
  • Personal growth
  • Grief / loss / bereavement
  • ADHD / ADD
  • Personality Disorders

“Success as a therapist is not found in doing something for the client, but rather in being something for the client.”

– Ili Rivera Walter