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Expat Grief, Emotional Baggage and Belonging(s)

Expat Grief, Emotional Baggage and Belonging(s)
Expat Grief, Emotional Baggage and Belonging(s) The following is a brief informative article written by Leigh Matthews, Australian Psychologist and Founder of Therapy in Barcelona,  in response to the story “Grief, Emotional Baggage & Belonging(s)" by Carrie Frais in the wonderful and enlightening collection of expat womenRead more

Men Don’t Cry—Why Men Avoid Therapy

Men Don’t Cry—Why Men Avoid Therapy
Men Don’t Cry—Why Men Avoid Therapy - How We Can Help Men Move from “Manning Up” to Embracing Their Humanity Men don’t cry? Think again. Leigh Matthews, Founder and Director of Therapy in Barcelona and an Australian Registered Psychologist, talks about men’s avoidance of professional support and why weRead more

The Truth About Expat Life

The Truth About Expat Life
The Truth About Expat Life The following is a brief informative article written by Leigh Matthews, Australian Psychologist and Founder of Therapy in Barcelona,  in response to the story “Two-Dimensional Dreams Versus 3D Reality: Friendships & Loneliness in Rural Italy” by Elizabeth Heath in the wonderful andRead more

Expat Drinking Culture

Expat Drinking Culture
Expat Drinking Culture This following is a brief informative article written by Leigh Matthews, Australian Psychologist and Founder of Therapy in Barcelona,  in response to the story "Calling 'Time' on Drinking Culture" by Adrienne Walder in the wonderful and enlightening collection of expat women stories "#Living TheRead more

MumAbroad Interview with Australian Psychologist Leigh Matthews

MumAbroad Interview with Australian Psychologist Leigh Matthews
MumAbroad Interview with Australian Psychologist Leigh Matthews MumAbroad talks to Australian psychologist Leigh Matthews, Founder of  Therapy in Barcelona, about coping strategies for all the family in this period of Covid uncertainty. Leigh and her international team of experienced therapists provide a safe, confidential space for adults,Read more

Coping with change during COVID-19: COMING TO TERMS WITH THE ‘NEW NORMAL’ APS Tip Sheet

Coping with change during COVID-19: COMING TO TERMS WITH THE 'NEW NORMAL' APS Tip Sheet
Coping with change during COVID-19: COMING TO TERMS WITH THE ‘NEW NORMAL’ APS Tip Sheet Adapted from the APS Tip Sheet The ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many people experiencing heightened levels of anxiety, increased depression and concern that this state of constantRead more

Article Published in MumAbroad: Covid and Expat Resilience

Article Published in MumAbroad: Covid and Expat Resilience
Article Published in MumAbroad: Covid and Expat Resilience Covid-19 has entered our world. The uncertainty and restrictions are testing the limits of our resilience. Australian Psychologist Leigh Matthews from Therapy in Barcelona is here to reassure you that Barcelona’s internationals have what it takes to handle this.   CovidRead more

Claire. Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Child, Adolescent, and Family Therapist in Her Own Words

Claire. Therapy in Barcelona Collaborating Child, Adolescent, and Family Therapist in Her Own Words

claire claire Pronouns She/Her/Hers I aim to help make change happen in people’s lives. To begin working with me, fill in the intake form or contact Therapy in Barcelona Childrens form Adolescents form Family form Hi! My name is Claire, child and adolescent therapist and mother from

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COVID-19: Psychological Impact, Wellbeing and Mental Health

COVID-19: Psychological Impact, Wellbeing and Mental Health
COVID-19: Psychological Impact, Wellbeing and Mental Health Take this online course to develop a better understanding of the psychological impact of coronavirus on individuals, people living with mental health issues, families, vulnerable groups, key workers, workplaces, businesses and teams. Strategies and steps for managing the pandemic areRead more

Therapist Led Peer Support Group: Tips for Mental Health and Wellbeing by Therapy in Barcelona

Therapist Led Peer Support Group: Tips for Mental Health and Wellbeing by Therapy in Barcelona
Therapist Led Peer Support Group:Tips for Mental Health and Wellbeing by Therapy in Barcelona Please come and join our Therapist Led Peer Support Group: Tips for Mental Health and Wellbeing on Facebook   ?Please use it asa  safe space to vent concerns, ask questions, support others andRead more