About Tessa



Tessa is an experienced Dutch and English speaking psychologist, holistic coach, relaxation therapist and emotional release facilitator in Amsterdam.

She started her practice in 2009 and her approach is based on the knowledge she has gained through her holistic studies and various supplementary trainings, her well-developed intuition and life-experience. She offers a non-conventional type of therapy through conversation combined with various body-oriented and creative explorative exercise (using symbolic representations), mindfulness, active meditations and emotional release. By connecting with your body, your subconscious mind, your sensitivity, intuition and creativity, you’ll tap into places in yourself that are supporting your healing.

During these sessions you are viewed from a holistic perspective which means all aspects of life and living are taken into account and you are regarded as being a ‘whole’ – even if some parts of you may seem lost or out of balance.

It is Tessa’s mission to help you face the things that challenge you with loving curiosity, find clarity and insight about what is actually happening to you; help you see what makes you suffer and help bring yourself back to your natural expression which is relaxed, open and grounded.

Working with Tessa means you are ready for a change or deepening. It means you are ready to take responsibility and open to understanding and healing your difficulties and wounds.

Tessa loves to support you in:
Being yourself: (rediscovering your natural self confidence, natural relaxation in being yourself, living authentically)
Emotions: exploring, experiencing and expressing emotions, and dealing with fear, anger, sadness, pain, burn-out, depression
Relationships: (understanding and shifting relationship dynamics)

Tessa is a certified holistic coach/psychologist HBO Academie voor holistisch coachen, Amersfoort, The Netherlands – (University of applied sciences) , and owner of the required and CPION approved Western medicine/psychosocial fundamentals diplomas (HBO Educational institution Con amore, Amsterdam,  The Netherlands – (University of applied sciences) and holder of a great variety of other post-initial training certificates in the field of Holistic health, healing and Integral therapy (including haptonomy, systemic work and working with representations, inner child therapy, hypnotherapy).

Tessa has lived the expat-life many years ago in New Delhi, India and eversince her return to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, she has always found herself naturally surrounded by an international group of people. That’s why she’s very comfortable meeting with expats from many different nationalities in her practice space.

She is member of the Dutch professional association CAT, through which her alternative healthcare sessions can partially be refunded by Dutch health insurance companies.

Also take a look at these other websites:

Leefdevol Amsterdam

Emotional Release Workshops Amsterdam

Expat Therapist Amsterdam

English speaking relaxation therapist amsterdam experienced female psychologist for expats in Amsterdam dealing with anxiety and burn out stress and tensions relationship issues learning how to heal emotions