About Me

Act Psycholoog - D. van der Schaar

Professional degrees and registrations
Drs. Clinical Psychology /Masters in Clinical Psychology (University of Amsterdam)
Gezondheidszorgpsycholoog (Healthcare Psycholog) (post-university degree)
BIG registration nr. 29062209125
Registerpsychologist NIP (Dutch Institute of Psychologists)
Chamber of Commerce 34310993
Coach: coach 020 (Intensive en Expert)

Education and training
1983 Graduation from Lycée Internationale de Saint-Germain-en Laye France
1989 Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of Amsterdam
2004 Healthcare Psychologist (a post-masters degree)

Other relevant postdoctoral training
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment  Therapy)
Solution-focussed Psychotherapy
EMDR (Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing)
Coach (Coach Intensive, Coach Expert

Professional  Experience

1989-1991
Psychologist in an orphanage in Guatemalan jungle
Research on parenting and parent child interaction among the Maya
Journey through central america

1992-1993
Working at the University of Amsterdam under  supervision of Dr. Professor A.Lange (a well-known Dutch psychotherapist).
Applying his methods doing therapies under his supervision.
Teaching a psychotherapy course at the University and at the RINO (a post-masters training center)

1993-2004
Staff Supervisor and Trainer in the family therapy department at a Youth Healthcare Center in Leiden (Holland)

2004-2008
Independent practice for psychotherapy in Spain for Spanish residents and expats

2008 -2010
Supervisor of psychologists at Interapy, an online therapy company in Amsterdam

2008 – present
Independent practice for Psychotherapy and coaching in Amsterdam