I was Interviewed by Katie Russell from The Telegraph on how to help your kids adjust when moving abroad: The article has some useful tips, but you have to sign up with FB or email...

Emotions are not best understood by rationally understanding them, but by fully feeling them and then get to the bottom of things.

January 20, 2018

I had the opportunity to go to the Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference where the most well known American psychotherapists and researchers meet [...]. In this blogpost I'll touch on the following three topics: 1. What I believe the well-known therapy 'gurus&#...

Winter. That great gloomy period of the year, where people get to meet their loved one's. For expats it can be hard to remain positive, considering they may not be able to be in touch with all their family, as they may be scattered across the globe. I personally always...

November 18, 2017

First of all: do you remember anxious moments when you were a teenager? What were the things that stressed you?

When asked, most adults will remember certain stressful moments, which left a big impact: being rejected by peers, feeling like one does not fit in, schoo...

October 18, 2017

Contrary to what many people believe, there is not one psychotherapy that is more effective than others (Wampold et al.). The main factors helping in therapy is the therapeutic relationship, having structured goals to work towards, and a rationale that explains one's s...

October 11, 2017

I often get asked how to deal better with stress. It is one of the most familiar experiences to us all, yet can become a severe issue when not being taken care of. Here are 10 practical ways to handle stress:

September 4, 2017

Many men find it hard to talk about feelings, especially if it might show a form of weakness in ourselves. It is well-known that suicide rates are higher in males, and that often they are less likely to reach out for help. The statistics have been so staggering that in...

July 24, 2017


I have frequently worked with children who are overly stuck on screens. There are so many benefits of computers and non-violent videogames for children, but its overuse is just as harmful.

Here are some parent tips to create a healthy digital diet for your child:


May 31, 2017

Article posted in The Psychologist Magazine:

Imagine walking into a clinic where people from all across the world sit in the waiting room: American, Chinese, Brazilian, British, Moroccan,...

Please reload


Archipel Centre
Nassauplein 20, 2585 EC, 
The Hague
Tel: +31 (0)684 894 601  

  • Facebook - Black Circle

© 2017-2020 by Mending Mind. All rights reserved. Mending Mind is registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce. KvK no. 68382200.