The Cape Doctors

Family Mental Health & Wellness Practice

Based in Vredehoek, Cape Town

Psychological and psychiatric care for children, teenagers, adults, couples and families.

Our practice is located on the slopes of Table Mountain and is named after the infamous South Easter, also known as “The Cape Doctor”, or “Die Kaapse Dokter,” thanks to a local belief that it sweeps our city clean.

We are a multi-disciplinary Mental Health & Wellness Practice with one specialist psychiatrist, one counselling psychologist, and a registered counsellor.

Meet the Team

Dr Didi Pringle

Dr Didi Pringle

Specialist Psychiatrist

Dr Pringle is a specialist psychiatrist. She first obtained her medical degree from UCT in 2008 and subsequently trained as a psychiatrist through Stellenbosch University.

Lynn Fick

Lynn Fick

Counselling Psychologist

Lynn Fick is a Counselling Psychologist and completed her Masters at the University of Johannesburg. She is also a registered BWRT  Practitioner and Clinical Hypnotherapist.

Eirini Koukouzellis - Registered Counsellor Cape Town

Eirini Koukouzellis

Registered Counsellor

Eirini Koukouzellisis a HPCSA Registered Counsellor practicing in Cape Town, South Africa. She predominately works with adults providing individual or couples counselling and trauma counselling.

Contact Us

  • Lindsay Smith - Practice Receptionist

For appointments and billing queries, please contact Lindsay Smith, our practice receptionist.


THE CAPE DOCTORS, First floor, 27 Derry Street, Vredehoek, Cape Town, 8001 (Above Bella Italia)


9:00 am – 16:30 pm Monday to Friday (Reception)

*Consultations before or after the reception opening hours might be possible and need to be discussed with the individual clinician.
**Kindly note, we don’t provide an after hour/weekend/public holiday emergency cover. In case of an emergency, you need to access the emergency services at your nearest hospital or contact your GP.


Practice Reception: 021 461 1769
Practice Mobile: 060 607 0081


Eirini Koukouzellis:
Dr. Pringle:
Lindsay Smith (Reception):


We provide the following services:

  • Psychotherapy in various modalities
  • Treatment and management of a wide variety of mental health challenges
  • Managing day to day life stressors, adjustment difficulties, traumatic experiences
  • Parental Guidance around difficult to manage behaviour in children & teenagers
  • Developmental & Neurodevelopmental Assessments
  • Psychiatric assessments & management of presenting disorders
  • Initiating & monitoring of psychotropic medication use
  • Pharmacogenetic testing
The Cape Doctors Interiors


Kindly note we require a 5 working day notice period to action the request for repeat prescriptions. The standard prescription charge is R170 for a single prescription and R250 for multiple prescriptions issued at once excluding courier costs.
Please email or phone or reception for prescription requests.