About Dr Brenda Talbot
Dr Brenda Talbot qualified as a teacher after obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree (English & Psychology) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. After teaching English both in mainstream and remedial systems, and working as a School Counsellor, she continued her studies to obtain a Bachelor of Education (Educational Psychology), and Masters in Education (Educational Psychology) which she achieved Cum Laude.
Following her registration as an Educational Psychologist, she worked in Special Needs Education for 8 years before entering private practice which she has pursued for the past 21 years. Dr Talbot graduated in December 2012 with a PhD (Child Psychology) from the University of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Her thesis was entitled " The prediction of psychological well-being in children and adolescents with life threatening, long-term illnesses". Dr Talbot has had a long association with CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation and is the sessional Psychologist for the KwaZulu Natal branch, providing counselling and support to children with cancer, and their families.
Dr Talbot specialises in work with children and adolescents, and their families.