Our Team

Nick fernandes

Nick is  currently the sitting chair for the national association for Mental Health. He manages his own therapy practice when he is not managing a center for children and young adults with special needs. Visit his center site www.little-gems.co.za
Empowering patients and communities drives him each day.

He has an academic background in the field of Clinical Psychology having studied both in South African Universities and UK universities. He is currently working on his Doctorate Thesis. He currently runs both national and international programmes and movements. He has written training manuals for mental health practitioners and work as a consultant in cases where facilities are looking to set up within the mental health field.

He is actively involved in the profiling and recovery of children who have been trafficked. He has also managed different national education programmes in an effort to solve this foundational issue in our country. He has been privileged to work with thought leaders in the western front and have experience in traditional African Healing settings allowing him a variety of skills that he can use with each client. 

He is supported by a team of therapists, social workers and registered case managers.