In this article, psychologist Garret Barnwell calls upon South African psychologists to become more engaged in advocating for social justice and to respond to the challenges faced by the majority of people living in South Africa. “We, as psychologists, can either choose to be complicit in the maintenance of structural disparities or contribute to the transformation of the system” . Read the full article here.
Garret Barnwell is a community service clinical psychologist at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. He has worked nationally and internationally in health and humanitarian assistance. He is the secretary of PsySSA’s Division of Psychology in Public Service, a co-opted board member of Doctors without Borders in Southern Africa and a committee member of the Rural Mental Health Campaign. Garret can be found on twitter @gcbarnwell.