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Think positive, Attitude is everything

A positive attitude helps you cope more easily with the daily affairs of life. It brings optimism into your life, and makes it easier to avoid worries and negative thinking. If you adopt it as a way of life, it would bring constructive changes into your life, and makes them happier, brighter and more successful. With a positive attitude you see the bright side of life, become optimistic . . . read more


How you unknowingly turn off your partner

Men and women generally are unaware that they have different emotional needs. As a result they do not instinctively know how to support each other. Men typically give in relationships what men want, while women give what women want. Each mistakenly assumes that the other has the same needs and desires. As a result they both end up dissatisfied and resentful. Both men and women feel they give and give but do not get back . . . read more


International students in Netherlands

Studying and working abroad can be both an adventure and a challenge. Culture shock is not quite as shocking or as sudden as you might expect. It is part of the process of learning to live in and adapt to a new culture. Upon arrival you may find the new situation exhilarating and exciting, but as time passes you may start to feel overwhelmed and frustrated. Your experiences may go from being interesting to sometimes being irritating . . . read more


Individual treatment

Individual treatment is often termed as psychotherapy, and is meant to help people with their emotional issues, which can range in order of their severity or intensity. The main aim of this form of therapy is to change the quality of life by defining the path of life clearly, and bringing in more clarity. Whether it is the problem of repressed childhood that you are facing . . .  read more


How to get a good nights sleep?

In today’s competitive world, sleep is more of a luxury than a necessity. Sleep is important for the well being, both emotionally and physically for an individual. Insufficient sleep or no sleep has long lasting health and psychological disorders. If you have been experiencing insomnia, it may be due to a number of factors, including stress, anxiety or depression. In order to address your sleep problem, it is best to . . . read more

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Panic disorder - treatment and recovery

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent unexpected panic attacks. Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear that may include palpitations, sweating, shaking, shortness of breath, numbness, or a feeling that something really bad is going to happen.The maximum degree of symptoms occurs within minutes. There may be ongoing worries about having further attacks and avoidance of places where attacks. . . . read more


Russian speaking Psychologist in The Hague and Leiden

Я проживала в Швейцарии, Сирии, Бельгии, Дубае  и Нигерии, работая в течение многих лет испытывая красоту различных культур. Я посетилa 43 стран в мире, и  обожаю путешествовать! Немного обо мне - я психолог, тренер, и опытный коуч. В центре внимания моей практике консультирование иностранцев и членов их семей. . . read more

expat psychologist working in The Hague and Leiden

Helping kids with separation & divorce

For children, divorce can be stressful, sad, and confusing. At any age, kids may feel uncertain or angry at the prospect of mom and dad splitting up. As a parent, you can make the process and its effects less painful for your children. Helping your kids cope with divorce means providing stability in your home and attending to your children’s needs with a reassuring, positive attitude. It won’t be a seamless process, but these tips can help your children cope. . . read more

expat psychologist in The Hague and Leiden

Happy family impossible without trust

To create the relationship you really desire, there will be some difficult tradeoffs and tough choices for each person. When it comes to improving your relationship, your attitude toward change is more important that what action to take. Identifying what to do and how to do it is often easy to identify. The bigger challenge is why you don’t do it. How to think differently about a problem is often more effective than just trying to figure out what action to take. . . read more