Addiction Education
Addiction Education

One of BAPSA's primary goals is to ensure that addiction professionals from all fields are being educated and stay up to date with the latest in evidence based practices at global standard.

Ethics and Legal Responsibility
Ethics and Legal Responsibility

Another objective of BAPSA is to hold it's members accountable in maintaining a high level of ethical responsibility and conduct in the addiction field. Being a member of BAPSA is a shows commitment and support to ensuring the safety and protection of both the client and the professional.

Multidisciplinary Approach
Multidisciplinary Approach

BAPSA support a multidisciplinary approach to effective treatment of addiction. This is why our governing board consists of representatives from each of the primary fields involved in addiction treatment.

Addiction Education
Addiction Education

One of BAPSA's primary goals is to ensure that addiction professionals from all fields are being educated and stay up to date with the latest in evidence based practices at global standard.

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BAPSA Governing Board Members

The Governing Board of BAPSA is comprised of representatives of each of the relevant fields in addiction treatment services. Each member of our Board brings something unique to the team, combining their experience and knowledge to promote mulitdiciplinary approaches and policies in dealing with the addiction problem in South Africa. At BAPSA we believe that no single profession can claim dominance in the field of addiction. Addiction itself is multi-dimensional and requires biological, psychological, social and spiritual interventions. The Governing Board of BAPSA covers all these bases and more, ensuring that the highest standard of professionalism can be created and maintained in South African addiction treatment services.

Andre Redinger

BA Hons

Industrial Psychology

Board President

Ralf Schulz

BComm. Law (UP)

LL.B (UP)

Legal Chair 

Caleb Atmore

CADC, CCS

Board Vice President

Clinical Chair

Michael Theron

MA Clinical Psychology, Advanced Addiction Counsellor (CAADC)

Psychology Chair

Anthony Coetzer-Liversage

MTh Clinical Pastoral Therapy

Pastoral Counselling Chair

Edna Rich

MA (CFS), Honours Clinical Soc Work (Substance Abuse)
Social Services Chair

Mosima Magomola

M.A.P. BComm

Education Chair