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Dr Schalk Wiehan Van der Merwe

Mental health, wellbeing and ultimately: mental wealth is of paramount priority and my ultimate goal.

Visit my practice nestled in the quiet area of Vredekloof within the northern suburbs of Cape Town.

Services rendered include, and are not limited to specialised and comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and management. Complex mental health conditions affecting people of all ages: children, adolescents, adults and the elderly can be assessed.

Special interests include, and are not limited to: sleep medicine, fatigue and comorbid chronic illness. Read more about sleep on my blog or on

All conditions affecting mental health can be assessed and managed, including: Developmental, Depressive, Anxiety, Bipolar and related, Schizophrenia spectrum, Obsessive-Compulsive and related, Trauma and stressor related, Substance use, Neurocognitive and Personality Disorders.

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Dr Schalk Wiehan Van Der Merwe
MBChB(UFS) FCPsych (SA) MMed (Stell)


address :
  • 2 Koorsboom Crescent
  • Vredekloof
  • Cape Town
  • 7560
  • Contact

    number : 010 9000 982
    email :
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  • To live, to sleep My sleep blog
  • (South African Depression & Anxiety Group)
  • (Sleep advice)