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The Whirlwind of Returning Home for the Holidays: Navigating Family, Food, and Fun

The Whirlwind of Returning Home for the Holidays: Navigating Family, Food, and Fun

Ah, the holiday season! That magical time of year when you leave behind your life in Barcelona and head back to your country of origin. It’s a whirlwind of reunions, nostalgia, and the sweet (and sometimes overwhelming) chaos of trying to see everyone and do everything in

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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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Notes About Therapy By a Therapist in Barcelona

Notes About Therapy By a Therapist in Barcelona

  As a therapist working with a diverse international community in Spain and Europe since 2011, Australian Psychologist, and Founder of Therapy in Barcelona, Leigh Matthews, has gathered insights crucial for those embarking on or currently navigating the journey of therapy.  In this article she sheds light

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Navigating Life’s Complexities: How Therapy in Barcelona Addresses Diverse Therapy Goals

Navigating Life’s Complexities: How Therapy in Barcelona Addresses Diverse Therapy Goals

Therapy in Barcelona is a sanctuary of hope and support for the international community living in this vibrant city. Our English speaking therapy practice specialises in catering to the unique psychological needs of expatriates, digital nomads, students, and families who find themselves navigating the complexities of life

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12 Compelling Reasons Internationals and Digital Nomads Should Consider Therapy

12 Compelling Reasons Internationals and Digital Nomads Should Consider Therapy

Let’s start with the Story of Castellers in Catalunya…. In the heart of Catalunya, a powerful tradition unfolds – the building of human towers known as ‘Castells.’ This captivating spectacle, more than just a cultural marvel, encapsulates a profound life lesson. At the base of each tower

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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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The Difference Between Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Psychotherapists

The Difference Between Psychiatrists, Psychologists, and Psychotherapists

Navigating the bustling streets of Barcelona, with its vibrant culture and stunning architecture, is an exhilarating experience. However, the expat life in Barcelona, with challenges like pressures on established relationships, intercultural dating, and culture shock, can sometimes bring feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. In such times,

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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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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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