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Helping You Move Forward

Onwards and upwards!

All About You

Welcome to my coaching practice, where the focus is all about you. As a skilled coach based in Zürich, I specialize in helping individuals like you achieve clarity, motivation, and emotional balance in the face of life's many demands. With my guidance, you can learn practical techniques to manage stress and cultivate a more fulfilling, purpose-driven life.

Meeting me

Pieter Niemann
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Experienced. Professional. Supportive.

I'm a Personal Development Coach with years of experience helping clients identify and achieve their personal goals. I'm dedicated to helping you overcome the challenges causing you distress, anxiety, and stress. As a South African now living in Switzerland, I bring a unique perspective to my coaching. I'm here to help you reach your full potential. Don't hesitate to reach out and see how we can work together to transform your life.

Experience and Qualifications


Name of Institution :                   New Journey Clinics (Cape Town, South - Africa)

Position Held :                             Acting Clinical Director

Period :                                         October 2020 – March 2021

Name of Institution :                   HillHouse Clinics (Cape Town, South - Africa)

Position Held :                             Registered Counsellor; Assistant Program Manager

Period :                                         October 2019 – Present

Name of Institution :                   WolaNani (Cape Town, South - Africa)

Position Held :                             Teachable Moment Clinical Program Manager

                                                      Program Liaison for Testing outreach Programs

                                                      Organisation Mental Health Manager

Period :                                         October 2017 – April 2019

Name of Institution :                   SANCA, Western Cape (Cape Town, South - Africa

Position Held :                             Registered Psychological Counsellor

Period :                                         June 2016 – September 2017

Organisational Experience

2017 - 2017 Registered Counsellor at Help for the Homeless

2014 – 2015 Intern Counsellor at SANCA Tygerberg Office

2014 – 2015 Psycho-Education program administrator and intern Registered Counsellor at Wesbank Primary School

2014 – 2015 Program administrator and intern Registered Counsellor at Bellville South Primary School

2014 – 2015 Intern Registered Counsellor at Bellville South Woman and Youth Centre

2010 – 2015 Volunteer at Durbanville Children’s home

2008 – 2010 Executive board member of Helpende Hande Bothasig


2020 - 2020

Psychological First Aid

Presented by the John Hopkins Institute

A specialised course to provide assistance on injuries and trauma that are beyond those physical in nature after traumatic incidences.


Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health

The University of Sydney

A specialised coarse that explores different aspects of good mental health as well as provide an overview of the major kinds of mental disorders, their causes, and evidence based treatments. 

2017 - 2019

Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Care

Presented by the University of Cape Town

A specialisation in assisting individuals with substance use difficulties using evidence based practices.


Bachelors in Psychology

Midrand Graduate Institute

An honours equivalent in psychology

Workshops and short course training

2020 - Mindfulness and Sexual Dysfunction

2020 - Motivational Interviewing

2020 - Process Addiction Workshop


2019 - Palliative Care Support


2018 – Ethical Approaches to Practice


2018 – Motivational Interviewing and Brief Problem Solving Therapy


2017 – Woman’s sexual Health and Palliative Care


2017 – Understanding Drug Tests


2017 – Motivational Interviewing


2016 – Motivational Interviewing Workshop


2016 – Traumatology Interventions


2015 – Addiction Intervention Training Level 1 - 3


2015 – Research Overview Workshop


2015 – Trauma Intervention Models

Experienced. Certified. Supportive.

Professional details:

Bachelors of Psychology (BPsych) - MGI

Post Graduate Diploma in Addiction Care (PGDip) - UCT
HPCSA Practice Number: PRC 0026212
South African Practice Registration Number: 0810000711616

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