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Dr Gwen Tonyane

Dr. Gwen Tonyane grew up in Mmabatho (now Mahikeng), the City of Goodwill, just like the name of her hometown, she has dedicated her life to doing good for others. Her love for mental health started during her undergraduate studies, but medicine was not her only love. Dr. Tonyane set her eyes on the skies too as a child and found a perfect way to marry her two loves with aviation medicine. She holds an honors degree in Aerospace Medicine from the University of Pretoria. After a 360 trip around the globe in the aviation industry and doing public health, she found herself back specializing in psychiatry "medical treatment of the soul".

Dr. Tonyane is a specialist psychiatrist with experience working with youth and adults. She has residency teaching in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. This includes training in various forms of psychotherapy under supervision through the University of the Witwatersrand.

Dr. Tonyane is currently in private practice. As a medical doctor she has worked in both state and private hospitals in Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg. Her previous work included working as a medical assessor, for the South African Civil Aviation Authority in collaboration with the Institute of Aviation Medicine (IAM).

There is no health without mental health
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