ABOUT DR. MURERIWA

Dr. Joachim Mureriwa is a clinical psychologist, registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. He holds a BSc (Psychology) honours degree, and a Master of Science (Clinical Psychology) degree from the University of Zimbabwe. Dr. Mureriwa obtained his doctoral degree from the University of South Africa, with the thesis: Traumatic Brain Injury and Attention: Post-concussion symptoms and indices of reaction time (Promoter: Prof. Victor Nell).

After qualifying as a psychologist in 1986, Dr. Mureriwa worked in government service and in practice as a clinical psychologist, specialising in neuropsychology. Dr. Mureriwa worked as a lecturer in clinical psychology and neuropsychology at the following universities: University of Zimbabwe, Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA), and University of South Africa (UNISA) over an 8 year period. In 1998, Dr. Mureriwa moved into full-time private practice at the Louis Pasteur Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, where he has remained since then. Dr. Mureriwa does medico-legal work for the Road Accident Fund in South Africa.

Dr. Mureriwa is a full member and president of the South African Clinical Neuropsychological Association (SACNA; www.sacna.co.za) for the term 2010 to 2012. He is a board certified EEG biofeedback therapist (Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA; www.bcia.org)

Publications:
Jordaan, W. & Mureriwa, J. (1998). The self. In Jordaan, W. & Jordaan, J., People in context (3rd ed) (pp 616 - 638). Heinemann.

Mureriwa, J.F. (1989). A comprehensive patient assessment format based on the aetiological chain of mental disorders. In K. Peltzer, and P.O. Ebigbo (eds), Clinical Psychology in Africa (pp 177-192). Enugu: Working Group of African Psychology.

Mureriwa, J. (1990). Head injury and compensation: A preliminary investigation into the post-concussional syndrome in Harare. Central African Journal of Medicine, 36, 315-318.

Mureriwa, J.F. (1992). Stress and psychological disorders in Zimbabwe: A report on patients seen in private practice. Central African Journal of Medicine, 38, 174-178.

Mureriwa, J.F. (1995). The concussion syndrome. Unisa Psychologia, 22, 4-10.

Mureriwa, J.F. (1995).Psychometrists and Psychotechnicians. Unisa Psychologia, 22 (1), 41-42.

Mureriwa, J.F. (2010). Psychology is entirely physical: Taking the mind out of behavioural neuroscience. Biofeedback Laboratories (Pty) Ltd. Pretoria.

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