About Dr Lauren Hendricks New to practice

Dr Lauren Hendricks is an experienced Mental Health Care Doctor assisting Dr Le Roux. She has worked in various psychiatric hospitals for over 7 years and has extensive experience in Primary Health Care prior to that. This background has emphasised, to her, the importance of having a holistic approach to mental health. She is passionate about nutritional psychiatry as well as supportive treatments, and keeps up to date with the latest developments in this field.

In 2019, Dr Hendricks began training as a psychiatry registrar at Stellenbosch University. This led her to treating a wide variety of conditions including mood disorders, anxiety disorders and various psychiatric emergencies.

Her special interests are ADHD, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders. Being a mother, has also sensitized her to the various warning signs and triggers of burnout, and being particularly passionate about women’s mental health. She continues to educate wherever possible, knowing that knowledge leads to empowerment. This approach, along with allowing clients agency in their healthcare decisions, has led to favourable outcomes in the past.