CAES Student Support Services

Rossella Meusel

Student Counsellor / Psychologist 

033 260 5696

Room 3, Grnd floor
Admin building
PMB (Main Campus)


Ms Meusel has a strong interest in community work, trauma, bereavement and anxiety related difficulties. She organizes support groups for depression, anxiety and PTSD. She is currently working full time for the UKZN as a Psychologist in Student Support and as a Clinical Supervisors of Student and Intern Psychologists for the Department of Psychology.


  • MA Psychology (Italy)

  • MA Educational Psychology (UKZN SA)


  • HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa)

  • BHP (Board of Health Professionals)

  • BWRT (British Society of Brain Working Recursive Therapy)

  • PEISA & EIA (Ecole International Aucouturier)


Singh-Pillay, N., Barnsley, S., Meusel, R., & Murray, M. (2018). Risk factors for student attrition at a South African University. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Meusel, R. & Mahadave, K. (2014). Factors which influence students’ success into postgraduate studies. Not published