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Integrity Matters – Charissa Bloomberg

Integrity Matters – Charissa Bloomberg

Charissa Bloomberg – Celebrity Phsycologist | Integrity Leadership Specialist

Company:  Hidden Dimensions


About Charissa

I have lived in the City Bowl most of my life, however I always dreamt of living on Lagoon Beach in one of the townhouses called Zonnekus.

When a townhouse became available in 2013 and I met the owners, who were an amazing couple and they who allowed me have my cats, I grabbed the opportunity!

I lived there for 3 years and enjoyed beach life right on my doorstep. I walked my cat on the beach at night (when there were no dogs) and loved it. I rescued birds and rescued lost dogs and did my own beach clean-up.

Unfortunately along with beach life comes a huge noise, especially in summer as the beach is right by your door-step.

I then moved into Milnerton where I rent a more quiet, pet friendly and peaceful home.

I love it here and will never consider moving back to the City Bowl.

I am a confirmed Milnerton resident now for 4years!.

Integrity costs nothing, but when you lose it, you lose everything. Integrity is key to everything we do. It is pivotal to business. We need to impart integrity to the youth, act with integrity in relationships, show integrity in parenting and, in fact, in everything we do.

Radio & TV Celebrity Psychologist, TV presenter Charissa Bloomberg is a renowned Integrity Leadership specialist, accredited Emotional Intelligence facilitator, media activist and CEO of Hidden Dimensions; a corporate training and consulting company.

With a Masters in Psychology (UCT Cum Laude), as well as a Psychodrama and Group Dynamics qualification from Oxford University (UK), where she studied Psychodrama and role play, she is also a qualified Drama and Communications teacher from Trinity College in London.

Capetonian born and bred, she brings 20 years of extensive international experience in motivational speaking, corporate consulting, coaching, mentoring, training and facilitation in all areas relating to organisational behaviour, leadership and team analysis.

Her multi-faceted expertise also includes having had her own private practice, written various research papers and magazine articles (that were published), and had several TV, radio and talk engagements. Charissa has spoken at conferences around the world, and lectured at UCT, UWC & CTI.


Integrity Leadership

Charissa’s passion lies in Integrity Leadership and the cost of low integrity in organisations, as well as building integrity into all working and private relationships. She also works with Youth and NGO’s to host programs on Integrity Leadership. Charissa is currently launching her “do the right thing now” campaign and will climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Aug 2019 to “take integrity to the top”

Charissa is the brainchild t host SA’s first Integrity Forum which will take place in 2019.


Professor Thuli Madonsela as Patron on Integrity Leadership in South Africa

Charissa is proud to announce her association with Prof Thuli Madonsela as her Patron, after she acknowledged and endorsed Charissa’s highly appreciated and valued work on Integrity Leadership in South Africa.


Background on Integrity Leadership

After consulting in various institutions and working closely with teams, Charissa realised that although institutions have Integrity as their core value, many employees do not understand what it means to apply this value in their everyday life. Charissa extensively researched this topic to see if it can be trained and has consequently written her own training course, developed material and has been very popular giving talks on Radio and TV on developing Integrity.


She facilitates the development of leadership within South Africa. As such, has recently decided to leverage her extensive knowledge and networks to focus on empowering the corporate world and youth to revisit the way we conduct ourselves in our everyday life.

Charissa uses her large media network coverage to educate, inspire and uplift, on a large-scale forum and uses humour, honesty and shares her own experiences as examples.

Other expertise involvement

Regarded as a Relationship Expert on radio and TV, her programs are known to tackle burning issues in our society, with the aim of equipping her audience and followers with everyday tools.

Charissa was also privileged to consult on the Oscar Pretorius trial, due to her extensive knowledge on Anger and the Fight/ Flight response. She spoke on radio and TV discussing this topic.

Charissa uses humour, honesty and shares her own experiences as examples.

She is a TV presenter and a regular guest on Expresso breakfast and afternoon shows SABC 3 (for many years) and has had own radio guest show both on Heart 1049 and Smile radio 90.4‘Uplifting the Nation’ She also has a numerous guest slots on 702, Cape Talk and Fine Music Radio, to name a few.



Corporate Background

Charissa consults in the Mining and Construction arenas internationally on Emotional Intelligence for leaders, managing anger and conflict on site, also assisting managers in their team analysis. Fondly called the “Site Shrink” she trained employees on all levels, mentored and coached for over 9 years. She was recently the guest of honour speaking on Integrity leadership at an International conference (CIB International Health, Safety and People in Construction) June 2017. She also led an integrity panel at the African Women’s Forum. Oct 2017 and guest speaker at numerous conferences and forums, as well as an events speaker.


A few of Charissa’s clients include:

Aveng Grinaker LTA , WBHO,  Murray & Roberts, Anglo American, Vodacom, Dept. of Trade and Industry, Telkom, Greyvenstein Incorporated, Pfizer,  Deloitte, Dept of Labour, PEP, Ackerman’s, Struik Publisher, Numerous NGOs


Charissa’s popular workshops and corporate involvement  include:

Integrity Leadership Skills                            Management and Supervisory Skills

Women’s leadership                                     Adrenal and Compassion Fatigue

Team Strengthening                                     Change Management

Selling with Integrity                                     Building a Culture of Integrity

Anger Management                                      Integrity Customer Service

Cultural Diversity                                          Self Leadership

Business Integrity                                        Youth Integrity Leadership

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)                         Self-Empowerment and Motivation





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