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Meet Dr Rinet Van Lill

Dr Rinet Van Lill
Clinical Psychologist

About Dr Rinet Van Lill

Rinet is a dedicated Clinical Psychologist who finds joy in integrating her passion for therapy, skills development, and research. With a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a research-orientated Doctoral degree, she possesses a solid academic background to underpin her clinical practice. Before joining the Centre for Effective Living, Rinet dedicated a decade to serving a diverse population at a general hospital, where she oversaw mental health services and attended to individuals with a wide range of clinical presentations.

Rinet firmly believes in the importance of lifelong learning and facilitated training and development initiatives to both public and professional audiences. She has also made contributions to the field of Psychology through conference presentations and academic publications.

When it comes to her therapeutic approach, Rinet primarily operates from an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) perspective. Her objective is to assist clients in cultivating mental flexibility, empowering them to navigate life’s challenges and discover improved psychological well-being. She is also well-versed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and enjoys incorporating insights from relevant research findings to tailor her approach uniquely to each individual client. Rinet is committed to support individuals on their journey towards positive change and personal growth.

Dr Rinet Van Lill has a special interest in:

  • 20 somethings who are navigating the ups and downs of adulting
  • Individuals who would like to enhance their well-being in the workplace
  • People who feel that anxiety and depression prevent them from living optimally
  • Adolescents who want to understand themselves better
  • Individuals seeking a deeper sense of purpose


In her spare time, you can find Rinet hiking, creating art, having weird and wonderful conversations, reading material that expands her view of life, and aspiring to improve her culinary skills.