Hepasa Membership


There are Diagnostic Practitioners, who can diagnose, write sick notes and examine a patient.

The NON-Diagnostic Practitioners are able to advise on nutrition and lifestyle. They can not diagnose a patient or write sick notes.

Ethnopsychology Practitioner – D.EPP

Ethnopsychology Health Advisor – EPA
Student – STU

EPASA Registration Process

  • Initial application with HEPASA is a manual process that includes evaluation and committee approval.
  • Registration of practitioners will be done according to the field of study, training, proficiency and experience, which is controlled by the executive committee.
  • For registration with HEPASA please complete the Online Application Form Part 1 and Part 2 
  • Students will be offered the opportunity to register with the association as students.
  • Qualified students will be registered categorically according to their respective fields of practice.
  • Registration certificates will be awarded to qualified applicants only after the Accreditation Committee Panel Interview and approval.
  • A pro-rata invoice will be issued for initial registration.
  • HEPASA registration and Listing only applies to EthnoPsycology Practitioners on the HEPASA Website
  • Once registered as an HEPASA Member, you can register as a user on our website and set up your listing details.
  • Annual membership renewal to be done on our website.

EPASA Website Registration

  • Only HEPASA Members can register on our website. 
  • Step 1 – Create your User account: Simply click on register at the top right-hand corner of the website and register as a user on our website. You will automatically be logged in and directed to the shop page for your membership payment. Once your Membership is up to date, you can head over to your account page. (If you want to easily log in with your Google account in future, just use your Gmail email address when registering).
  • Step 2 – Account Page: Go to the Account page where you will find everything in one place.
  • Step 3 – User Settings: Go to the My User Settings where you can edit your information and upload an image of yourself. 
  • Step 4 – Profile Settings: Go to the My Profile Settings where you can edit your profile. (You might need to create your profile if this is a new account). You can switch your Profile ON/OFF once you added all your information, by default it is switched off.
  • Step 5 – Articles: Go to the My Articles where you can add, edit or delete your articles. Your articles will appear on your profile page. You can switch them ON/OFF from the Profile Edit Page if you like.
  • Step 6 – Payment: If your payment is not up to date, a notification will appear on the screen. If you did pay via EFT just send us a message to manually switch on your membership. In future, all payments must be made on the website.

Registration Fees

Application / Administration  Fee (non-refundable)One-time payment with applicationR300
Accreditation Panel Interview Fee (non-refundable)One-time payment with applicationR300
HEPASA  Membership Fee for EPP listingPaid with application / Annually – Pro-rataR300
EPASA Profile Website (Optional) View Details3rd Party Optional Service / Monthly PaymentR250 p/month
Subject to change **  

Annual Membership Renewal