Being an expat can be both exciting and frightening at the same time. There is this amazing side to it having the opportunity to start a fresh life in a new part of the world. You get to experience many new things in a place you soon call home. But as nice as it sounds, there are some down sides to living abroad.
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How therapy can help
Moving out of the home country can have a negative impact on one’s well being. There is loneliness, cultural differences, health care arrangements, job search, cost of living, finding proper schools for children, learning the language, feeling away from your family and friends, or even dealing with a new government system. Many of the people who live abroad feel like this at some point, expat problems being very common.
Integrative psychotherapy has a multicultural approach to the problems expats experience. This psychotherapeutic approach connects the client and the therapist beyond the limits of culture or religious beliefs. It is highly adaptable to the needs and objectives of the client because it integrates the most efficient sides of other psychotherapeutic approaches in a coherent theoretical frame.
I can help you deal with the common problems immigrants encounter. I can also help you deal with a number of other difficulties that may arise while living abroad such as entering a new phase in your life, current relationship problems, anxiety, depression,insomnia, fatigue, burnout, difficulty dealing with bereavement, traumatic experiences, difficulty adapting to changes or cultural differences.