Positively impacting wellbeing

Supporting the physical & emotional wellbeing of people
by enabling them to regulate how they feel

EDUCATION •  SUPPORT •  RESEARCH •  GROUPS •  INDIVIDUALS

Situated in the leafy suburb of Linden, just west of Johannesburg central, lies the home of 5th Place.

At 5th Place we aim to change the narrative about mental health and emotional wellbeing. We empower people to improve their mental wellness by advocating for increased awareness and understanding, and provide specialised psychological services, either online or in person. We have a holistic, five fold approach to our interventions.

EDUCATION •  SUPPORT •  RESEARCH •  GROUPS •  INDIVIDUALS

Latest updates and news

What to do before everything gets too much

By 5th Place

Our next webinar on Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing. The topic is: What to do before everything gets too much. We’ll be sharing easy to use tools and techniques to keep you mentally well and emotionally fit.

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Emotional fitness taster talks at St Stithians Girls’ College

By 5th Place

5th Place took part in the Wellbeing Focus Day for St Stithians’ Girls College. Organised by the school’s psychology department, the entire offering was online.

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5 pillars of self care for the COVID-19 pandemic-part-two

By 5th Place

The foundation on which physical health rests needs to be secure and resilient otherwise things may go awry. Last week we looked at two pillars for self-care: thinking and feeling. This week we are going to explore two more: moving and nourishing.

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5 pillars of self care for the COVID-19 pandemic

By 5th Place

Lockdown in South Africa has put almost everyone’s lives on hold. Instead of raising your fist in the air exclaiming your frustration, rather use this as an opportunity to brush up on some old skills, or learn something new, like Shape of Emotion.

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Everybody wants change. Nobody wants to change.

By 5th Place

Do you want a better world? Do you want a more connected world? One filled with possibility, equality and wellbeing for everyone? Then something has to change! That something starts with you.

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Separating from fear

By 5th Place

Feeling overwhelmed, afraid and confused about the nationwide shutdown as a result of COVID- 19? Now is the time to build your emotional and physical reserves and separate from fear.

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About 5th Place

Positively impacting wellbeing

At 5th Place we support the physical and emotional wellbeing of people by enabling them to regulate how they feel on a scale to match the size of the problem.

Shape of Emotion

Gently and easily releasing stuck emotions

Shape of Emotion offers a tool to address the scale of the mental, emotional and physical health challenges faced by society today.

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5th Place Offerings

A variety of offerings for everyone

5th Place offers the opportunity to learn how to purposefully and consciously work with feelings and emotions, effectively manage stress and anxiety to become more present to live masterfully and mindfully.

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