Proff. Pieter Kruger


Pieter Kruger graduated with distinction in Clinical Psychology from the University of the Free State and obtained a PhD from the North-West University, South Africa. He started his career as a clinical psychologist in the South African Defence Force after which he joined a private practice. In 2006 he moved to the UK, initially working as a clinical psychologist at the Capio Nightingale Hospital, as well as a sport psychologist for the Harlequins Premiership Rugby Club. He completed an advanced certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) at the Albert Ellis Institute, New York, (chartered by the New York State University) and also studied at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, USA. Pieter was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at London Metropolitan University for three years and is currently still a visiting lecturer.

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