Responding to the psycho-social needs of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community

Berenice MeintjesBerenice Meintjies is a clinical psychologist with 15 years community development experience, specialising in trauma and psychosocial support. She is a former director of Sinani / KwaZulu-Natal Programme for Survivors of Violence, and has served as the Chairperson of the CINDI Network and as a Trustee of Themba Lesizwe.

She presently works as a consultant for local, national and international NGOs, involved in training and materials development to promote psychosocial support in under-resourced communities.

Berenice manages Solitude Retreat Centre, situated in the Dargle area of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.