Dr Sharon Truter is registered as a Counselling Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). She graduated with her Master’s degree in psychology at the Rand Afrikaans University (currently known as the University of Johannesburg) in 1996 and registered as a psychologist in 1996. She graduated with her Doctorate degree (D. Litt. et Phil.) in 1997. In 2005, she completed the Neuroanatomy part of the Master of Medicine course at the Stellenbosch University’s Medical School.