Mark de la Rey

Clinical Psychologist — Akeso Kenilworth Clinic

Mark graduated from Rhodes University, Grahamstown with an Honour’s degree in Psychology in 1987. He then followed a career in business while traveling to various parts of the world.

He completed a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at North West University, Potchefstroom. He then worked at Weskoppies Psychiatric hospital as a Clinical Psychologist and lectured at the University of Pretoria medical campus. He gained extensive experience in Adult and Adolescent psychopathology.

He then moved to the Cape and worked as a Clinical Psychologist for the Department of Health in rural clinics. He also trained and supervised HIV/AIDS counselors in this setting. He Joined Kenilworth clinic in 2008 as a Clinical Psychologist in the Psych unit, additionally during this time he joined the Start to Stop outpatient-addictions program team at Kenilworth Clinic. Mark was then appointed manager of the Substance Dependency unit, this later became the Dual Diagnosis Unit.

Since 2013 he has headed-up the Young adults and adolescent unit at Akeso Kenilworth Clinic in Cape Town. Specializing in problems faced by adolescents and young people from the ages of 12 to 18, including Anxiety, Depression, Self-harm etc. Mark has also worked in private practice.