PhD Metaphysical Science, Specializing in Transpersonal Counselling (University of Sedona); MA Psychology (NMMU); MA MSc (University of Sedona) BA Hons Psych (UPE); BA Psych and Xhosa (UPE); BA MSc (University of Sedona); Certified Executive Coach (COMENSA); Certified Hypnotherapist (SASCH)
Practice No: PS 0098523
Registration No: 0256609
Greg has been registered with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa as a Counselling Psychologist in private practice since 2005. He works with individuals, couples, and families in returning them to optimal levels of functioning. In another role, Greg has been coaching corporate clients since 2003. Prior to his life as a psychologist and coach, Greg worked for 14 years as an independent sales agent for the Eastern Cape, representing brands such as Oakley, Quiksilver, Roxy and Soviet.
In his current role as an independent peak performance consultant he has coached numerous senior executives and managers internationally (e.g., Microsoft in Israel, Dubai, Morocco, Turkey), nationally (e.g., Sun International, Eskom, SARS, Transnet Freight Rail, Workforce, Training Force, Drake International), and locally (e.g., FML Holdings, Specsavers, Execuspecs, Rohlig-Grindrod, Investec, Continental Tyre SA, Oakley Africa, Woolworths, Ambiton Financial Services, Atlas Security Systems, Medicus Footwear). In his various roles, Greg has worked with both teams and individuals in developing optimal performance and leadership within organisations. Greg has travelled extensively internationally, allowing him the ability to work in multi-cultural contexts.
Greg is an annual guest lecturer to Intern Psychologists at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on his therapeutic approach. He also lectures annually to local and national MBA students at the NMMU Business School, with a focus on enhancing employee wellness within organisations. He has delivered keynote speeches at the Specsaver’s National Sales Conference, the Oakley Africa National Sales Conference, the Municipal Administrators Association of SA, as well as holding numerous workshops and inspirational/informational talks locally (e.g., Famhealth Medipark, FNB Trust, Investec, Greyvensteins Attorneys, Alexander Forbes, Ambiton, Atlas Security, Creative Living Festival, Osteo-Arthritis EC).
Greg lives in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth with his wife, 2 young sons, and two dogs. In his spare time Greg enjoys a healthy lifestyle, He has completed 2 Comrades, 1 IronMan, 2 Half IronMans, 4 Ultra-Marathons, 7 Marathons, and numerous half-marathons. He enjoys surfing, trail-running, mountain-biking, road-cycling, open-water swimming, and playing the odd terrible round of golf.
Greg Smith, Ph.D.
Counselling Psychologist and Executive Coach
35 Admiralty Way, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Mobile: +27 (0) 826554954
Tel.: +27 (0) 41 5836212
Telefax : +27 (0) 41 5836235
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