BA (Psychology, Afrikaans-Nederlands & Biblical Studies), HED, BA Hons (Psychology), MA (Counselling Psychology), Master’s degree in Online and Distance Education (MAODE), PhD (Psychology)

Prof dr Joubert is the founder and head of the Institute for Christian Practioners and a registered Counselling Psychologist. She is also a post-graduate supervisor for the South African Theological Seminary (SATS).

She is a regular speaker at national and international conferences on the topics of Christian psychology, trauma and the role of faith in healing. She has published articles and edited two books related to these topics.

She is an executive board member of the Council of Pastoral and Spiritual Counsellors (CPSC) and a board member of the Association of Christian Religious Practitioners (ACRP). She is a board member of The European Movement for Christian Anthropoloy, Psychotherapy and Psychology (EMCAPP).

Prof dr Joubert received an honorary award in 2018 from Die Afrikaanse Protestantse Akademie NPC for her dedication and contribution to the fields of Christian psychology and Christian counselling.

BA Ed, B Ed, M Ed (Psychology of Education), D Ed (Psychology of Education)

Dr du Plessis has, among others, a Doctorate Degree in Psychology of Education. She has approximately 30 years teaching, lecturing and facilitator experience and has been counselling for almost 20 years.

Dr du Plessis is currently involved in Vocational Training and has done editing on numerous academic publications. She was the program coordinator and Head of Department for the BA degree, Education and Sociology at the Institute of Christian Psychology.

Dr du Plessis received an honorary award from Die Afrikaanse Protestantse Akademie NPC in 2018, for her contributions and hard work.

M.A. Psychology

Qualified as a Research Psychologist, from the University of the Western Cape, Ninky is a human behaviour specialist and has conducted extensive social and marketing research across the continent. She has worked across various industries and organisations. Ninky is also entrepreneur and loves to explore new ventures and solutions which enhance people’s lives.

She started off her career as an academic as a Junior Lecturer at the University of the Western Cape and has gone back to pursuing her academic interest and is currently a lecturer at the Institute of Christian Psychology, lecturing Psychology subjects to both undergraduate and post graduate students.

Ninky is a member of Perfecting Church International and loves to share Biblical information and encourage young people. She is proficient in 9 of the 11 South African languages and in the process of learning French.


Willem Joubert has been educated amongst others in business management and has a diploma in ministry. He was ordained as minister of the International Apostolic Mission. Willem's MBA dissertation was titled: "The impact of a spiritual wellness programme on top executives."

He lectured in Christian Industrial Psychology and Sociology at the Institute of Christian Psychology and is a business and marketplace ministry consultant. As tentmaker, he is programme manager at African Process Engineering Company (APEC). He holds seminars on prayer, intercession and workplace ministry.

Willem is the founder and head of the Luke 10 Transformation International (L-10-T) ministry which teaches a lifestyle of faith and outreach to every believer. L-10-T has been taught in more than 40 countries worldwide, where it is spread to more and more people via a network of country coordinators and master trainers.

Willem is married to Professor Nicolene Joubert and they have four living adult children and one grandchild.

B.A., B Psych

Dannilie Oosthuizen is a counsellor (B.A., B Psych) involved in High School Florida and in the Teaching ministry. She has been married to Jaco Oosthuizen since 2000; a pastor specialized in youth ministry, and has a daughter Stepheni.

Her fields of interest are to equip, build up and help children and adults to be restored and re-established. On her journey she has learned to shed sorrow and baggage without being overwhelmed. As the spirit of Wisdom guided her He helped her gain confidence in taking up her authority to teach the Word. Through humility and resting in God, He prepared her for what He has called her to do.

Finally, she knows that she is supported and blessed by God and that He wants to take her to hope, joy and gladness.

Antoinette has been working at the Institute of Christian Psychology (Germiston Campus of Die Afrikaanse Protestantse Akademie NPC) since 2006. She started as the Receptionist and Prof Joubert’s Personal Assistant, and later on filled the position of Registrar, Librarian, e-Learning Support and Business Manager.

In 2007 she received a Diligence award and in 2018 Die Afrikaanse Protestantse Akademie NPC awarded her an honorary award for outstanding work at the Germiston Campus (2006-2018).

When she is not at the ICP, she is a mother to a beautiful son and a wife to Dewald, whom she married in 2005. She has a passion for dance and became a Zumba® fitness instructor in 2017, her other passion is photography. Antoinette holds diplomas in Business Management, Interior Décor & Design, and Photography. Her faith has helped her through many hardships.