Our Hospitals

Life Brackenview


Life Brackenview is a dedicated mental healthcare facility specialising in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, including substance dependence or other Conditions that are associated with these disorders. This modern hospital has 80 beds and accepts both voluntary admissions and assisted admissions. The modern 80-bed Life Brackenview has been specifically designed and decorated to foster a sense of peace and tranquillity to assist users in their recovery. Treatment programmes, facilitated by a first class interdisciplinary team, has been developed to achieve optimal outcomes through the short-term treatment of mental healthcare users in a tranquil and therapeutic environment conducive to their recovery. In addition, the hospital employees at all levels actively participate in community initiatives to improve the quality of life in surrounding areas.

Adolescent programme

Life Brackenview has a dedicated Adolescent programme that caters for the mental health needs of all adolescents between 12 to 18 years of age. Our treatment programme, facilitated by an interdisciplinary team, provides specialised in-patient psychiatric assessment and rehabilitation by clinical and counselling psychologist, occupational therapists, professional nurses and a social worker with special interest and expertise in treating adolescents presenting with psychiatric conditions. The approach to treatment is holistic in a structured environment. Our treatment goals broadly entail:

  • Containing the immediate crisis that led to the admission
  • Remediation of acute psychiatric symptoms and interrupt addictive and self-destructive behaviours such as self-injury, substance abuse and eating disorders, etc.
  • Creating a treatment plan based on a coherent diagnostic formulation
  • Assisting the adolescent and their families in developing and practicing effective coping, communication and emotion regulation skills and strategies
  • Creating a wellness plan that maps the road to recovery and helps the adolescent and their families to stay on track post discharge.

Some of the core diagnosis we treat comprised, but not limited to:

  • Major depression
  • Substance abuse
  • General anxiety disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • ADHD disorder
  • Eating disorder
083 539 4532
010 009 6200
Physical address
22 De Waal Street, Brackendowns, Alberton
-26.320208 : 28.086591
Hospital manager
Johan Lombaard
Visiting hours

All visiting hours listed below have been reviewed according to current lockdown regulations. Please contact the hospital directly for updated information.

For visitation exceptions around neonatal ICU and paediatric wards contact the hospital directly or click here for more information.


Clinical psychologist(s)
Carolyn Brady 010 009 6200
Marlien Barnard 010 009 6200
 Alpheus Rasekhala  010 009 6153
Dr Reinhold Marnewick 010 009 6200
Dr Anthony Benjamin Harlies 010 009 6153
Dr LIemo Leloka 010 009 6200
Dr Raymond Vermeulen 010 009 6200
Dr Marshinee Naidoo 010 009 6200
Dr Willem Emmenis 010 009 6200
Dr Vinusha Juggath 010 009 6200
Dr Manesh Mohanlal 011 682 4406
Dr Bongi Khanyile 011 869 4613
Dr Rebone Immaculate Sebothoma 010 009 6153
Dr Corrine Johnson 010 009 6153
Carol Brady 010 009 6153
Laetitia Winterbach 010 009 6153
Monica Austin 010 009 6153
Amanda Vannuci 010 009 6153
Sune Naude 010 009 6153
Kerry Mckluckie 010 009 6153
Tony De Gouveia 010 009 6153
Jabu Masitha 010 009 6153
Pravilla Naicker 010 009 6153
Hannelie Steyn 010 009 6153
Melisa Cilliers 010 009 6153
Dr Haroon Essa 010 009 6153

Contact us

Physical address

22 De Waal Street

Emergency number

083 539 4532


010 009 6200


010 009 6200




Life Brackenview