Wellness coach describes struggle with mental illness

Enjoying the book launch, Craig Olckers, of Wynberg, with Leah Ballan, of Hout Bay. Picture: Karen Watkins.

Writer and wellness coach Niki Saks launched her autobiography at Exclusive Books Cavendish on Thursday August 31. Hiding in the Open describes her struggle with borderline personality disorder. After recently moving to Sydney, Australia, Saks now splits her time between Kenilworth and her new home.

Jen Rowe, of Harfield Village, left, with Colleen Doyle, of Newlands. Picture: Karen Watkins.
Belinda Slabber, left, with Naz Daniels, both from Newlands. Picture: Karen Watkins.
Kim Rivalland, of Claremont, left, with Andre Beyers, of Newlands. Picture: Karen Watkins.
Author Niki Saks, middle, in conversation with radio interviewer Andre du Toit, of Pinelands, left, and Exclusive Books Cavendish manager Linda McCullough. Picture: Karen Watkins.
From left, Bjorn Salsone and Theodor van der Merwe, from the City Bowl, and Jon Jacobs and Wayne Ganter, from Flamingo Vlei. Picture: Karen Watkins.
Sharon Devantier, left, with Audrey Birckenstock, both from Constantia.
Author, Niki Saks, left, with daughter, Maxine Cadiz, of Bishopscourt. Picture: Karen Watkins.
Tiyarna May and Baxolele Mjolly, both from Mowbray. Picture: Karen Watkins.
Adam Hunter, left, with Johan van Wyk, both from Sea Point. Picture: Karen Watkins.
Yami Chakhaza and Lauren Leach-Lewis, both from Claremont. Picture: Karen Watkins.