Julie Hollely is a Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
BPsych (UPE, Port Elizabeth)
Masters in Counselling Psychology (NMMU, Port Elizabeth)
Certified user of the Occupational Personality Questionnaire (SHL, Pretoria)
Licentiate in Christian Counselling (Counselling Institute of South Africa)
Certificate in Therapeutic Play Skills (United Kingdom)
Julie has experience working in a variety of settings where she has had opportunity to apply her knowledge in psychology and human behaviour. In a private practice setting she has worked with families and individuals to help them overcome difficulties and reach their optimum potential in their personal capacity. In the business context, Julie offers on-site counselling for employees and managers at their relevant businesses. This is aimed at helping employees and managers to enhance their productivity and motivation in the workplace. Additionally, Julie is a certified user of the Occupational Personality Questionnaire designed specifically for use within organisational and industrial psychology. She has a broad array of experience in administration and interpretation of psychometrics for purposes including selection and development of employees.
Julie has a passion for working with teams and groups. She has designed and facilitated life-skills workshops to students at a tertiary level, as well as to team leaders on topics such as stress management. She has also lectured psychology and psychometric modules at an undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Julie is passionate about using her experience and expertise in psychology to enhance individual and group effectiveness both personally and in the work-place. Her approach is eclectic in nature, drawing on positive psychology, cognitive behaviour therapy and solution focussed principles. She believes fundamentally that people who are functioning effectively personally are more motivated and thus able to bring their optimum performance to the work-place. This ultimately contributes to team and business efficiency by enhancing productivity and profitability.