Mindful Walking

Mindful Walking

BY VAALPARK MHU | November 11, 2021 Blog By Dr Melané van ZylPsychiatrist We all walk during the day if we are healthy enough. Walking with a mindful intention will give you the bonus of mindfulness. Have a look at this article I found about Minfulness Walking. A...
What is a Behaviour Chain Analysis?

What is a Behaviour Chain Analysis?

BY VAALPARK MHU | November 5, 2021 Blog By Dr Melané van ZylPsychiatrist A Behaviour Chain Analysis is a tool or strategy we use in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) to work out where things went wrong, e.g., when a patient behaved negatively. Often patients will...
What is the Enneagram?

What is the Enneagram?

BY VAALPARK MHU | October 22, 2021 Blog By Dr Melané van ZylPsychiatrist Today I write about something that is not a therapy program– a personality test named the Enneagram. Patients treated in our ward or programs are often diagnosed with a type of Personality...
The Link Between Anxiety and Depression

The Link Between Anxiety and Depression

BY VAALPARK MHU | September 3, 2021 Blog By Dr Melané van ZylPsychiatrist Is anxiety and depression the same? Tips to understand the difference Patients often ask me what the difference between anxiety and depression is. Or is it the same thing? What is the definition...