Whether you’re dealing with something big or small. Something private or work related.

You can discuss your challenge with one of our psychologists today.


What challenges are others facing? Every person has their own challenges, but to give you an idea, we’ve listed a number of questions that people like you might have asked in the past.

These questions are intended to give you an idea of why you could contact us. Know that there are many more challenges and questions people ask us for advice about. For your convenience, we have divided the questions into the following categories:



  • I find it difficult to define my own limits.

  • I often feel like I am not good enough.

  • I feel like others are always better.

  • I am afraid to fail


Troubling mind

  • I have trouble falling asleep.

  • At night I often wake up because I keep thinking about work.

  • I often worry about the future.

  • On the weekends I can't enjoy my time off, I’m constantly thinking about what I need to do next.


Purpose of life

  • I don't know what I want with my life.

  • I struggle to find what makes me happy.

  • I’m not sure if I like my work/study.

  • What is really important to me at this moment in my life?


How to work efficiently

  • Now that I’m working from home a lot, I struggle to stay efficient

  • I'm restless because I miss rhythm, as a result of which I get fewer things done.

  • I work more and more, but feel less and less productive.

  • I sometimes have so much to do that I don't know where to start.


Personal development

  • I don't know if my current job is right for me?

  • I have had an offer from another employer, but I am very doubtful whether I should accept it.

  • I think I want to make a career switch, but at the same time I'm not sure.

  • I feel like my development is stuck, but don’t know where to start to change this

(Work) Conflicts

  • I have an argument with my brother, and don't know how to pick up the conversation again.

  • My parents make me feel that they don't respect my choices, I want to talk to them about this but don't know how;

  • I feel like I am not being taken seriously by my superior;

  • There is a conflict in the workplace in which I am not involved, but it does affect the atmosphere within our team and my job satisfaction.



  • I experience so much stress that I can't sleep well;

  • My workload is very high, sometimes I feel like I can’t handle anything anymore;

  • I am always worried: about the past, the present and the future and I don't want that anymore. What can I do about it? 

  • I always look up to a new work week. What can I do about it?


Sadness & loneliness

  • I don't have the energy or the energy to do anything. What can I do about it?

  • I don't feel like getting up and prefer to stay in bed all day;

  • I notice I have more and more trouble to connect with others;

  • I often feel lonely, how do I deal with this?


Social relational problems

  • I find it difficult to trust my partner. How do I deal with that? 

  • My relationship is over. How should I proceed?

  • I have a difficult relationship with my parents and experience stress;

  • A friend of mine is making special life choices and I don't know how to react to that.



  • I’m afraid to make contact with new people, but I would like to

  • I am afraid for my health, what can I do about it? 

  • I don’t make life choices because I’m afraid of the consequences?

  • I’m afraid of what the future might bring. What can I do to reduce this?



Everyone has their own issues. Small, large, private or work-related. Many more types of questions are discussed with our psychologists. Think of questions like these:

  • I am in a rehabilitation, and I worry about that

  • I notice I think differently about topics compared to others, is that weird?

  • I have been through something, but don't know how to talk about it;

  • I would like to share something fierce that I cannot say in my own environment.


A selection of our psychologists

Myrthe Weijschedé 


Jan Helder


Nine Gramberg


Zoila Knel


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