About Us

Vista Academy is a division of Vista Clinic, a private psychiatric hospital providing over 35 years of service, based in Centurion, Gauteng. The Academy offers online and in-person educational programs, training, or workshops related to the clinic’s specialized area of focus: Mental Health.

Vista Academy has established partnerships with various educational and medical institutions that have received training and mental wellness support from the Academy for the past 26 years.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help health professionals to maintain, improve, and enhance their knowledge, skills, and ethics.

We are committed to offering CPD programs that are current, relevant, and practical, in order to ensure that healthcare professionals remain at the forefront of their respective fields.

Vista Academy

Our Team

The expertise and experience of the team at Vista Academy, inspire health professionals confidence in the quality of education and training they will receive.

Monique Engelbrecht

Monique Engelbrecht - MHC Supervisor and Senior CPD Administrator

As the Managed Health Care Supervisor and Senior CPD Administrator, my role includes ensuring the day-to-day functioning of the MHC division at Vista Clinic and assist with the day-today functioning of Vista Academy. I hold an honours degree in Psychology and have a passion for quality service, enhanced systems, and working with people.

Claudine Pillay - CPD Administrator

I oversee all operations at Vista Academy, utilizing my expertise gained through successful completion of courses in financial management. In my capacity, I am responsible for conducting a spectrum of activities essential for the smooth daily operations of the Academy. This includes coordinating seminars and workshops, selecting training topics, managing CPD accreditation, overseeing bookings, and addressing inquiries, among other responsibilities. My commitment lies in optimizing the Academy’s functionality and ensuring a dynamic and enriching learning environment for all delegates.

Pearlene Cochlan

Pearlene Cochlan - Group Facilitator

I am doing what I love best – sharing knowledge and helping people get better. I present Psycho-Educational groups at Vista Clinic. I hold a Master’s Degree in Psychology and find my passion in doing research, assessments, writing articles and programs and presentations.

Juan Royffe

Juan Royffe - Group facilitator and EAP Counsellor

I present psycho-educational groups at Vista Clinic, and provide employee wellness support. I hold a BSc Traumatology and Adv Dip Trauma. I have 15 years emotional trauma intervention experience, together with lecturing and psycho-educational experience.

Yolanda Lindeque

Yolanda Lindeque - Clinical Coordinator

My role requires me to be a bit of a “Jack of all trades” to be able to effectively marry the clinical world with its administrative tasks. I hold a master’s degree in social work healthcare and have a passion for creating structures and content in the mental health industry.

Improve your knowledge, skills, and ethics.

Take action today and enroll in one of our top-quality CPD programs to stay at the forefront of your field and continue providing the best possible care to your patients.

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