Dr Kobus Coetzee is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. He specializes in Forensic Psychology and Forensic Psychological Assessments. He is committed to providing private clients, insurance companies, law firms and attorneys with expert forensic psychological services, including expert witness testimony and forensic psychological evaluations. He is currently the head clinical psychologist in the forensic unit at a large psychiatric hospital. He also lectures to medical students, intern psychologists and state prosecutors in the field of Forensic Psychology. He has more than 14 years experience in Forensic Psychological assessment of both criminal and civil cases. He has had several appearances as expert witnesses during his career.
Kobus Coetzee is also a member of the International Association for Forensic Mental Health Services.
At present Clinical Psychologists do Forensic Psychological Assessments, they are often referred to as Forensic Psychologists. The registration category of Forensic Psychologist is currently under review by the Health Professions Council of South Africa. After the formal registrations in the category Forensic Psychologist has opened psychologists will be able to apply for registration in this category. At this stage Forensic Psychological Assessments fall within the scope of practice of Clinical Psychologists.
Forensic Psychology practice in Centurion