A listing of therapists, counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists in Flevoland, Netherlands interested in providing culturally sensitive cross-cultural care for today’s international expat community.


Massimo Cimarelli, CBT Therapist, Mindfulness Therapist and Certified Life Coach – Functioning Therapy
Location: Amsterdam, Almere, Rotterdam, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Phone: +31(0)613932162
Email: m.cimarelli@functioningpsychology.nl
Website: www.functioningcoach.nl
Nationality: Italian
Languages Spoken: Italian, English
Religious Affiliation: All religious affiliations are welcome
Clinical Specialties: My approach is based on Cognitive Therapy and Behavioral Restructuring, Mindfulness, Career and Life Coaching. The aim of my goal oriented therapy is finding balance between cognitive and physical aspects, focusing on stress management, decreasing anxiety and burnout prevention. To maintain and improve peak performance living life fully, I provide individual, couple and group therapy and coaching sessions for stress management, burn out, expat cultural shock, intercultural issues, parenthood, teenagers development issues, anger management, anxiety management, career development.
Cross-Cultural Experience: I have been living in the Netherlands since several years and I perfectly understand the challenges of the adjustment to a new culture and the cultural shock issue. My academic background and my professional experience allowed me to get a deep knowledge of different cultures and adaptation problems.

Francesca Eleuteri, MSc Clinical Psychology and Promotion of Well-being, Health Care Psychologist & Researcher in Cognitive Neuropsychology – Functioning Psychology
Location: Amsterdam/Amstelveen, Almere, Arnhem, Den Haag, Enschede, & Nijmegen, Netherlands
Phone: +31(0)613932187
Email: f.eleuteri@functioningpsychology.nl
Website: www.functioningpsychology.nl
Nationality: Italian
Languages Spoken: Italian, English
Religious Affiliation: All religious affiliations are welcome
Clinical Specialties: My approach is tailored for individual and highly up to date to the current research findings on clinical psychology and neuropsychology. I provide individual, couple and family therapy for expats adults, adolescents, children and older adults (65+). I provide cognitive and behavioral assessments (psychodiagnostic testing for developmental disorders, personality disorders, depression, dysexecutive syndrome) and therapies based on CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), CET (Cognitive Enhancement Therapy) and Mindfulness. I am member of the NIP (Dutch Institute of Psychology), NVN (Dutch Institute for Neuropsychology) and APA (American Psychological Association). I am currently involved in research on executive functioning, substance of abuse, attention and neural correlates of frontal brain activity.
Cross-Cultural Experience: I have always lived between Italy and Netherlands since I am half Italian and half Dutch. Recently I moved to Amsterdam for living, thus I perfectly understand the challenges this lifestyle can bring to individuals and families.