Clinical Psychologist and Mediator


This site offers information that may assist you in your decision to seek therapy, counseling, mediation or consultation services. Please contact Sheetal to discuss how her services may meet your specific needs.

Sheetal's Practice

Sheetal Vallabh is a clinical psychologist and a family and divorce mediator. Her practice is in Oaklands, Johannesburg. She provides specialised therapeutic interventions for adults, couples as well as families, and she facilitates therapeutic support groups. 

As a family and divorce mediator, she assists families in establishing post-separation and divorce arrangements and she includes the children in the process.

Sheetal also offers therapeutic and mediation services to organisations, to address issues involving diversity, conflict, change and stress, towards improving productivity, sustainability and staff morale. 

She facilitates training and workshops for parents, teachers and organisations.

Before qualifying as a clinical psychologist, Sheetal practiced as an attorney at Webber Wentzel (Bowens) and Edward Nathan & Sonnenbergs (Friedland). She also lectured on a part-time basis at the University of the Witwatersrand in the law faculty.



LLM (Communications Law) (Wits)
MA (Clinical Psychology) (UCT)

Further Training:

Intimate-Encounters: Parent-Child Psychotherapy
Family & Divorce Mediation (Basic-Advanced Training) (Family Zone, Johannesburg)
Child-Informed Family Dispute Resolution Training (Family Transitions, Melbourne, Australia)
Circle of Security International Parenting Training

Professional Memberships:

Sheetal is a member of the Health Professionals Council of South Africa and the South African Psychoanalytic Confederation. She is a registered Babies in Mind practitioner.

HPCSA registration number:  PS 010849
Practice number: 086 001 0412341


Sheetal co-facilitates the family and divorce mediation training at the Family Life Centre in Parkwood. She is also a founding member of the NGO, Lawyers against Abuse.