AES Support

Meet the team

Manager: Student Support Services

Ms Shelley Barnsley is the College Manager for Student Support Services and is a Student Counsellor and Psychologist as well. She has 27 years of experience working as a Counselling Psychologist and in various management positions at UKZN.

Her interests lie in student wellness and in fostering personal and professional growth and improving productivity in individuals and organisations. She has facilitated a large number of workshops for students, staff and organisations on topics such as interpersonal communication skills, improving motivation and productivity, managing change and stress, conflict resolution, managing the midlife transition, career decision making and making your willpower work for you.

Ms Barnsley has a great deal of experience in career assessments and has a small private practice offering individual and couple psychotherapy and leadership development and training.

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