Who We Are

A team of established treatment professionals

​We are one of the first and by now the most established ibogaine clinic in South Africa.

Our founder Anso Taljaard (1968 – 2021) was a clinical psychologist and founded our programmes on robust treatment and psychological integration principles. 

In Loving Memory

Anso Taljaard
1968 – 2021

Our founder and mentor

Martie Underwood

Martie Underwood

Owner & Ibogaine Researcher (PhD)

Martie joined the centre as partner in 2019 and is now the owner. She is currently studying towards her PhD in Psychology, having chosen Ibogaine as her research topic. She holds an MSc in Transpersonal Psychology (London), she is a Herbalist registered with the African National Healers Association, and a Professional Affiliate of the Galileo Commission. She regularly delivers keynote presentations at ibogaine conferences around the world.
Dr Durel Baruani

Dr Durel Baruani

Attending Physician & Medical Doctor

Louanne Bruton

Louanne Bruton

Centre Manager

Kerryn Matthews

Kerryn Matthews

Therapist & Treatment Facilitator

Gerard Kleyn

Gerard Kleyn

Treatment Facilitator

Johann Hattingh

Johann Hattingh

Treatment Facilitator

Sendra Tities

Sendra Tities

Facilitation Assistant

Kumbie Mushangwe

Kumbie Mushangwe

Receptionist & Housekeeper

Maurice Mashira

Maurice Mashira

Groundsman

Memolish Tengende

Memolish Tengende

Housekeeper

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