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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

Finding an English-speaking therapist in Spain

Finding an English-speaking therapist in Spain
Finding an English-speaking Therapist in Spain Australian Registered Psychologist and Director of Therapy in Barcelona, Leigh Matthews, answered some questions about finding therapy in English for The Local Spain   It seems that there are quite a few English-speaking therapists in the big cities such as BarcelonaRead 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

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

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

Creating Clarity in Times of Uncertainty with Finnish Psychologist Sara

Creating Clarity in Times of Uncertainty with Finnish Psychologist Sara
Creating Clarity in Times of Uncertainty In this unusual and challenging time, the collaborating therapists at Therapy in Barcelona are presenting short, evidence based tools for creating calm, resilience, and wellbeing. Here is Sara, our Finnish Collaborating Psychologist, on Creating Clarity in Times of Uncertainty. Book anRead more

Coronavirus Care Kit

Coronavirus Care Kit
We are living a tough time together. Covid-19 has changed everything and it is hard not to get caught up in the cascade of anxiety, stress, and uncertainty. To control the spread of the virus we are required to stay home and isolate, leading also to feelingsRead more

Ideas for Staying Sane in Coronavirus Lockdown

Ideas for Staying Sane in Coronavirus Lockdown
Ideas for Staying Sane in Coronavirus Lockdown In Spain we are now in lockdown, which means we are all staying home! Here are some ideas for staying sane in the time of coronavirus lockdown: Forget about staying on social media all day Start this FREE online MindfulnessRead more

Tips for Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety in Barcelona

Tips for Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety in Barcelona
Tips for Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety in Barcelona As the number of cases of coronavirus rises across Catalonia, Spain, and globally, the level of anxiety within our community is naturally increasing.  Given the declaration of a global pandemic and State of Alarm in Spain, some feelings ofRead more