Lisa van der Heijden

MSc (Clinical Developmental Psychology), BSc-Psych
Clinical Psychologist

Lisa van der Heijden, Clinical Psychologist Promises Healthcare

Lisa van der Heijden, Clinical Psychologist Promises Healthcare

Lisa is a Senior Clinical Psychologist, who gained experience in mental health clinics in the Netherlands with children and adolescents. Next to her work as Psychologist, she was a teacher and scientist at the Clinical Developmental Psychology Department of the University of Amsterdam. Her expertise includes conducting assessments/diagnosis and treatments for children/adolescents with social, emotional, behavioral and learning difficulties. Lisa works client-centered, pragmatic and has a comprehensive approach.

She completed two bachelors and one master at the University of Amsterdam:  Bachelor Clinical Psychology (2008),  Bachelor Clinical Developmental Psychology (2010) and Cum Laude the Honors Master Clinical Developmental Psychology (2011).

Her field of expertise concentrates on improving the psychological well-being and personal development:
– Emotional (Anxiety, Grief, Trauma, Depression)
– Behavioral (ADHD, Anger, Behavior issues)
– Social (Autism, Self-esteem, Bullying, Assertive problems)
– Physical (Sleeping, Eating problems)
– School
– Adjustment/Transition issues

Lisa can provide individual and group therapy for children/adolescents (age between 4 until 25 years) and parent training. She mainly uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in her sessions. She has a lot of experience with writing therapy (WriteJunior), COMET for Self-esteem, Planning & Organization training for ADHD and CBT for anxiety and depression.

She can also provide psychological assessments for children and adolescents including intelligence, achievement and personality testing as well as diagnostic testing. She is qualified to use numerous tests for example IQ-tests (WISC), ADOS for autism and TEA-Ch for ADHD.

She provides assessments and therapies in both English and Dutch language.

Lisa is een ervaren Kinder- en Jeugdpsycholoog. Ze heeft ervaring opgedaan in verschillende GGZ instellingen in Nederland met kinderen en jongeren. Naast haar klinische werk was zij ook docent en wetenschapper bij de afdeling van Klinische Ontwikkelingspsychologie aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam. Haar expertise is het verrichten van diagnostische onderzoeken en behandelingen voor kinderen/adolescenten met sociale, emotionele, gedrags- en leerproblemen. Lisa werkt client georiënteerd met een doelgerichte aanpak.

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