Mindful Psychology Amsterdam
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  • image1 "Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory",
    - Gandhi-
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    "We know what we are, but know not what we may be", Ophella (Hamlet).
    - Shakespeare -
  • image3 "The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering",
    - Ben Okri -
  • image4 "You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it",
    - Paulo Coelho -
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    "To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders",
    - Lao Tse -
  • image5 "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years",
    - Abraham Lincoln -
  • image25 "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving",
    - Albert Einstein -
  • image5 "Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings",
    - Arthur Rubinstein -
  • image5 "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall",
    - Nelson Mandela -
  • image5 "In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer",
    - Camus -
  • image5 "Do not pretend that things will change if we always do the same",
    - Albert Einstein -
  • image5 "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans",
    - John Lennon -
  • image5 "The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced",
    - Zen Saying -
  • image5 "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever",
    - Gandhi -
  • image5 "It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it",
    - Lena Horne -
  • image5 "I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this",
    - Emo Phillips -

 

Biography

Carmen obtained a bachelor’s degree with a postgraduate diploma in Health and Social Psychology at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) and she holds a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from the Université d’Angers (France). She is a member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) and accredited by the Dutch Institute of Psychologists (NIP) as a registered psychologist in The Netherlands.

At Mindful Psychology Amsterdam, Carmen practices with a range of evidence based approaches such a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Most importantly, her therapy style involves a light hearted approach with a sense of openness, connection, caring, patience and respect.

She has extensive experience in providing psychology and counseling services for adults, teenagers and children from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. Carmen’s expertise has been gained through many years of working with non-profit organisations, national associations, municipality and private practice.


Currently she is pursuing opportunities to develop professionally by undertaking university postgraduate studies and attending relevant courses, workshops and conferences both locally in Holland and internationally. Through the knowledge that she has obtained, she is able to ensure that the therapy and coaching provided is innovative and delivered to the highest possible professional standards. She also consults regularly with other health professionals and organizations regarding best practices and the sharing of relevant knowledge.