Family Matters: Helping matriculants cope with life after matric

As matric exams are coming to an end, students are faced with a tough decision of what to do afterwards.

Pippa Hudson on Tuesday explored the topic ‘life after matric’ with Samantha Pretorius, a counselling psychologist and head of programme at the South African College of Applied Psychology.

According to Pretorius, this time could be overwhelming. She said it’s a time of creating one's identity and parents need to give support to help the matriculants make wise decisions.

We shouldn’t dismiss how influential certain people are in their lives, giving words of encouragement, words of advice and pointing them to the right direction

Samantha Pretorius, Counselling Psychologist

Listen to the full conversation below:


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