Zamo Mbele was born in Soweto, Johannesburg South Africa, where he resided for most of his early childhood.

Zamo attended the University of the Witwatersrand, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree and later an Honours Degree in the Bachelor of Arts in the faculty of the humanities.

Zamo has also expressed and demonstrated his longstanding interest in human sciences, particularly abnormal psychology. It was therefore unsurprising that he later completed his training as a Clinical Psychologist at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Zamo currently works at Tara Hospital and in private practice.

Zamo’s professional interests include working with sever psychopathology (including; schizophrenia, bipolar mood disorder, major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder), dual diagnosis substance abuse patients, trauma therapy, and adolescents.