Maryke Botes is a Certified Positive Psychology Practitioner (CAPP) and training specialist with over 20 years of experience in management, higher education, personal development, and leading organisational change. She has successfully developed and spearheaded various projects and programs for multiple organisations in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. She has extensive work experience spanning the higher and vocational education, corporate, Government, non-profit, and community sectors.
She is passionate about mental health, well-being and emotional intelligence and assisting clients to clarify their values, live a fulfilling life, build resilience and develop skills and strategies to manage difficult thoughts and feelings better. Maryke conducts seminars and workshops on enhancing personal well-being, resilience, and mental health.
Her areas of expertise include training, facilitation and the design and delivery of training relating to emotional intelligence, leadership, project management, communication, conflict resolution, team development, resilience, and mentorship.
Maryke holds various qualifications in Education, Psychology, Leadership and Management, Project Management, Business, Training and Assessment and Training Design & Development. She is a qualified psychometrist with international accreditation in Emotional Intelligence (i.e., Emotional Intelligence Learning Systems, Baron EQi, NBI Brain Instrument) and Project Management (Prince2, Scrum, and Risk management)