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Neliswa Kotelo, BA
Research Assistant

Neliswa Kotelo is a research assistant in the HIV Mental Health Research Unit at the University of Cape Town. She is working part time with Dr. Andersen on a study looking at the effectiveness of nurse-delivered care for adherence and mood in HIV in South Africa, and with Dr. Magidson on Project Khanya, a hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial for ART adherence and substance use in HIV care in South Africa. Previously, Neliswa has worked at Matrix Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Centre as a psychological counselor while doing her Honours practicum. Her main interest is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy--she favors this approach as it is evidence-based and effective for a broad base of problems of varying severity. 

Education:

University of the Western Cape
BA Honours in Psychology