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The Power of Rituals in Managing Expat Life: A Guide to Finding Stability in Transition

The Power of Rituals in Managing Expat Life: A Guide to Finding Stability in Transition

Navigating the life of an expatriate can be a thrilling adventure filled with new experiences and opportunities. However, it is sure to bring about significant levels of uncertainty and ambiguity. Moving to a new country involves adapting to different cultures, languages, and environments, which can be daunting

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Navigating Language Barriers and Foreign Language Anxiety: A Neuroscience-Informed Guide for Expats

Navigating Language Barriers and Foreign Language Anxiety: A Neuroscience-Informed Guide for Expats

Speaking a new language can be daunting, but there are effective ways to manage this anxiety. In this post Leigh Matthews, Australian Registered Psychologist and Director of Therapy in Barcelona dives into three practical tips, backed by neuroscience, to help you navigate this journey with confidence. Among the challenges

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Embracing the Power of Not Belonging: A Journey for Internationals

Embracing the Power of Not Belonging: A Journey for Internationals

As internationals living in a culture distinct from our own, such as the rich and diverse environment of Spain, we often confront complex emotions associated with not quite fitting in. This journey, while challenging, is imbued with unique strengths and invaluable opportunities for growth. Being different offers

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EU Business School Workshop: Living the Barcelona Dream – Adaptation and Well-being Resources

EU Business School Workshop: Living the Barcelona Dream - Adaptation and Well-being Resources

Living abroad as a student in Barcelona can be an exhilarating experience, filled with cultural immersion, adventure, and personal growth. However, when faced with the challenging reality of culture shock and homesickness, living abroad can become a little complex. In this blog post Leigh Matthews, Australian Registered

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5 Key Stages of Culture Shock and How Psychotherapy Can Help

5 Key Stages of Culture Shock and How Psychotherapy Can Help

Moving to a new country or city is a thrilling adventure, filled with new sights, sounds, and experiences. However, adapting to a new culture can also bring about a range of emotions and reactions known as culture shock. For internationals in Barcelona, understanding these stages and seeking

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Dating as an Expat Woman in Barcelona

Dating as an Expat Woman in Barcelona

Barcelona, with its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant lifestyle, is an alluring destination for expats seeking new experiences. It’s no wonder, then, that more than 300,000 expats live in the city. That’s around 20% of the city’s population, highlighting just how international Barcelona is. For straight women who have

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Rachelle Collaborating Therapist Therapy in Barcelona in Her Own Words

Rachelle Collaborating Therapist Therapy in Barcelona in Her Own Words

Rachelle rachelle Pronouns She/Her/Hers I offer you a space where you can safely and honestly explore your experiences, identify who you are at a holistic level and witness the growth that this process can offer you. To begin working with me, fill in the intake form. Adults

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Alicja Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Intern Therapist in her Own Words

Alicja Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Intern Therapist in her Own Words

alicja alicja I aim to help you work through concerns that are holding you back from being happy. To begin working with me, fill in the intake form. Adults form Hello! I’m Alicja, a Polish-Irish therapist. I moved to Barcelona because I had always wanted to live

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Orly Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in Her Own Words

Orly Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in Her Own Words

orly orly Pronouns She/Her/Hers I hope to help you feel supported in moving through difficult life moments with ease, so that you can thrive and flourish. Fill in the intake form if you need support adults form couples form Welcome! My name is Orly, I am a

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Emilia Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in Her Own Words

Emilia Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Therapist in Her Own Words

EMILIA EMILIA Pronouns She/Her/Hers I provide a warm and safe space for self exploration and healing. To begin working with me, fill in the intake form. adults form Hi there I’m Emilia, a therapist trained in California. Of all the places I’ve lived, Barcelona is one of

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