“Success is nothing small, but it starts with small things.”
If you would like to develop your own strengths and receive professional and competent support in your personal development, coaching and psychological counselling can be a helpful support. Psychological counselling and coaching are aimed primarily at people who wish to achieve a positive change in their lives and who would like to receive competent and individually tailored support, but do not suffer from a mental illness. Counselling is compassion, understanding, acceptance and a place for reflection. Are you familiar with this?…
Where to go from here?
Who can I talk to?
How can I deal with this?
How can I change this?
When will it stop?
How will I do that?
Who will support me?
… then you’ve come to the right place.
What happens at psychological counselling? Psychological counselling is a cooperative relationship for purposeful conversation. It is openness, freedom to speak and express yourself. Through psychological counselling you will experience acknowledgement and acceptance and you will develop new ideas and alternative perspectives.
“You cannot cross the ocean if you do not have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
Anxiety, depression and stress among immigrants and returnees
Our world has become global. People are flexible, move around, migrate in or out or, after several years, back. The mental health of “wanderers” can suffer. Because even if you live in another country, your own problems do not vanish into thin air.
Depressions do not need a visa. And sometimes completely new problems arise abroad and you are faced with challenges that you did not expect.
Studies show: Depression in immigrants and returnees is not uncommon.
Immersed in a completely new environment from home, some emigrants may face challenges that lead to isolation and silent distress.
Problems that can arise
- the new job
- loss of the previous social network
- language problems
- the family has problems finding their way
- the spouse feels isolated.
People who have left home are more likely to suffer from anxiety, burnout and depression. Family members, friends and familiar surroundings are missed.
There are hardly any familiar people in the new home who could absorb worries and fears. The pressure to want to make it increases and the crisis often does not stay away.
Expectations and demands on themselves are too high and lead to confusion among “wanderers”, as they are usually particularly committed and determined and used to “taking things in hand”.
It can easily lead to making too high demands on themselves and therefore, slowly but surely, burn out.
The “culture shock” and also the “reversed culture shock” (the culture shock when returning “home”) can be absorbed by psychological counselling and therapy. You can be enabled to regain control over your life and find the balance between your life, your personal goals and your professional tasks.