SASHA Executive Committee
Dr. Elmari Mulder Craig
Dr Elmari Mulder Craig has been in private practice for 20 years. She is an European Certified Psycho-Sexologist (ECPS), psychotherapist, clinical hypnotherapist, couples therapist, public speaker and published author.
Dr. Eugene Viljoen
Dr Eugene Viljoen is a renowned and extremely experienced Clinical Psychologist and Sexologist. Dr Viljoen is also an European Certified Psycho-Sexologist (ECPS), a qualification held by only a handful of Clinical Psychologists and Sexologists in South Africa.
- Pharmaceutical Companies
Dr. Elna Rudolf
Dr. Elna Rudolph, is a qualified medical doctor. She has a Masters Degree in Sexual Health from the University of Sydney and she is also a Fellow of the European Committee for Sexual Medicine (FECSM).
Delene van Dyk
Delene van Dyk is a nurse therapist and nurse educator by profession. She runs her own consultancy practice focusing on training, development and mentorship of individuals and groups to understand human sexuality better and integrating it with Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights work. Her work includes the prevention of HIV and Gender Based Violence, especially with regards to the needs to minorities and key populations.
- Training & Education
Dr. Anthony C. Smith
Western Cape - Vice Chairperson
Dr Smith is a qualified medical doctor and sexologist with a practice in Cape Town.
(MbChB) University of Cape Town
MfamMed (UCT) Masters Family Medicine
Msc. Masters Medical Anthropology (University College London)
FECSM (Fellow of European Committee Sexual Medicine)
Dipolomas in Child Health & Geriatric Care.
- Western Cape Deputy Chairperson
Western Cape Chairperson
Jillian Butterworth is a clinical psychologist who works primarily in the field of sexual violence. She works in private practice but consults to a number of NGOs and government sectors. She also conducts forensic assessments. She is a research affiliate at the Gender, Health and Justice Research Unit at UCT.
KZN - Chairperson
Jason completed his Masters in Counselling Psychology, with academic colours. At the time, he was responsible for the supervision of SASHA helpline facilitators and his thesis explored "How concerns about erections are discursively treated and constructed on a sexual health helpline." His passion for how sexual health concerns can be best treated through therapeutic talk has continued. He has consulted extensively for both Life and Netcare hospitals with regards to the sexual health rehabilitation of stroke and spinal cord injured patients. He has lectured in Psychology for the South African Colleague of Applied Psychology and his particular emphasis is in post-modern approaches to Sexual Health concerns. He currently specialises Sex and Relationship Therapy in Kwazulu-Natal Durban. www.untwisted.co.za.
Dr. Padaruth Ramlachan
KZN - Executive Member
Dr Ramlachan received his MBCHB degree in 1985. He is the Chairman of the Durban Doctor’s Guild since 2000. He has served on numerous Boards and is the past Chairperson of SASHA KZN and is at present the President of the African Society for Sexual Medicine (ASSM). He is a part-time lecturer in the department of Family Medicine at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine. He received a Master’s Degree in Health Sciences (Sexual Health) from the University of Sydney and serves as a member of the Finance Committee of the ISSM. He received the Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine (FECSM) from the European Union of Medical Specialist in 2012 and is the Director of the Newkwa Sexual Health and Wellness Centre.