Holistic Wellness Centre

Renaisense facilitates life transformation and optimisation of individuals and groups through counselling, psychotherapy, psychiatry, coaching and training.

Renaisense offers an innovative and integrated full service addressing every need associated with mental health and wellness. This includes psychological, therapeutic, and psychiatric aspects of a client’s need. We offer unique, first-class care combined with a personal, friendly approach to help you feel right at home.

Our team celebrates and boasts of its diversity made up of some of the most highly regarded specialists in their field. Consultant Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Psychotherapists along with coaches are on hand to address a myriad of wellness issues that our clients face.

At Renaisense, we apply only the best approaches and methods of intervention derived from decades of scientific research from across the globe. We deeply value the diversity of our clients and our commitment to delivering an exceptional experience with us is unmatched.

Our Mission

To Make the Rest of Your Life, the Best of Your Life!

Our Vision

To become a centre of excellence of mental health services in Southern Africa and a model of holistic wellness buzzing with indigenous research, in-service training and professional short courses to help practitioners develop specific competences.

Our Core Values


We apply only the best methods and practices with our clients and within every business process


Confidentiality is at the CORE of every service that we deliver. We uphold the highest standards in our practice


We are committed to the business of our customers and to ensure their lives are transformed out of their encounter with us


We embrace and respect the uniqueness of every individual


We value and promote cheer amongst ourselves and in everyone

Our Team

Carol Aslin




Carol is a psychotherapist at Renaisense who has experience working with adult individuals and assists them to navigate life challenges. As a professional Artist and with specific skills in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Carol is able to leverage Art and the science of therapy with her clients to drive significant change within their situations. Carol thoroughly enjoys being a mental health specialist.

CBT, Art Therapy, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management, Relationship Concerns, Family Change, Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Emily Oputa

Resident Psychologist

Bsc. Psychology – MSc. Health Psychology 


Emily is a resident psychologist at Renaisense Centre. She helps individuals of all ages with a range of challenges including depression, anxiety, chronic stress, pain management, challenges with body image and self-esteem.

As a Health Psychology Specialist, Emily drives health communications interventions for organized groups and organizations.

Geriatric Psychotherapy, Chronic Conditions, CBT, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Obsessions and Compulsions, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Management, Mindfulness, Eating Disorders, Self-Harming Behaviours, Life Transitions, Emotional Dysregulation

Karen Kalima

Resident Psychotherapist

Grief Therapist – Adults and Children


Karen is a resident psychotherapist at Renaisense who is passionate about mental health and wellness. She has experience working with people of all ages and derives fulfilment from successfully helping people going through adjustments and life challenges. With specific skills in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Common Elements Treatments approach, her life goal is to improve mental health, both locally and internationally.



Grief management, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management, Relationship Concerns, Family Change, Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Liseli Kamona


BSc. Clinical Psychology


Liseli Kamona is a resident psychotherapist at Renaisense who is passionate about helping people navigate through life’s challenges. She has experience working with people of all ages and utilises a multi-model approach in therapy including Cognitive Behavioural and person-centred therapy.

Gestalt Therapy in Children, Addiction & Alcoholism, Self-Care & Compassion Fatigue, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Self-Concept Development, Stress Management, Adjustment to Transition, Sexual Abuse, Gender-Based Violence

Dr. Maria Akani

Managing Consultant

MMed Psychiatry & MSc. Clinical Neuropsychology


Maria is an enthusiastic life transformation expert who works with both individuals and groups to facilitate positive change. Her knowledge of human behaviour, learning and motivation has given her exceptional skills in translating goals into custom-made action plans. Her vivacious approach promotes engagement essential for optimum performance at an individual level and within groups.

Depression, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Emotional and Behavioural Dysregulation, Self-harm, Suicidality, Eating Disorders, CBT, Parenting Skills, Trauma, Communication Skills, Self-Awareness, Relationships

Maryke Smulders

Child Therapist

M.Sw Play-Based Interventions | B. Social Work


Maryke is a qualified social worker and play therapist who provides mental health and psychosocial support services (including child play therapy and coaching, individual and family counselling, parenting support and empowerment programmes) to vulnerable children and families in different contexts.

Play-based therapy for children (3+), Psychological Evaluations for Children, Adolescents, and Adults, and Psychological Testing for ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Clarifying Diagnosis

Mutale Kabumbu

Resident Psychotherapist

MA. Clinical Psychology [‘2022] | BA. Psychology


Mutale is a residence psychotherapist at Renaisense. She has extensive experience working with adult individuals, couples, and families. She also facilitates employee assistance and wellness programmes, deals with crisis interventions, group therapy, employee separation support and mental health awareness seminars.

Couple Counselling, Depression, Anxiety, Stress Management, Adjustment to Life Challenges, Transitions, Behavioural Issues, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Trauma, Chronic Health Conditions,

Dr. Nita Besa

Consultant Psychiatrist

MMed Psychiatry


MMed Psychiatry

Our therapists are experienced in helping with most personal, emotional and psychological issues.

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News & Resources

What to expect at therapy

What to expect at therapy

In this video Dr. Akani, the Managing Consultant at Renaisense, gives insights into psychotherapy sessions and what clients should expect. She answers some basic questions that people normally have about therapy including making appointments, choice of therapist and...

Harmful effects of alcohol

Harmful effects of alcohol

In this video Mutale Kabumbu, a psycotherapist at Renaisense, discusses the harmful effects of alcohol and how to make better decisions when drinking. This is our first video in a series of instructional videos which we hope will help you to understand mental health...

Make the rest of your life, the best of your life…

Zambian holistic wellness centre. We provide psychotherapy, counselling, psychiatry and mental health training services for individuals and groups. Our sessions are conducted in a supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere, and all our interactions are confidential.

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+260 211 269 724

+260 973 090 988

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Plot 8655 Kudu Road, Kabulonga, Lusaka, Zambia 10101