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NEST of Love

Photo © EAGALA for N.E.S.T. Geneva

We all know how relocating abroad as a family can affect our children: sometimes we are able to help them through it ourselves and sometimes we need a helping hand from caring, trained professionals. For this reason, we are very happy to share with you the information we have received from N.E.S.T. Geneva (Network of English Speaking Therapists), an association formed by three English-speaking, mental health professionals based in the Geneva area: Dr. Chitra […]

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Au Coeur Des Grottes

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Tucked away in a quiet street in the heart of Geneva’s Les Grottes neighbourhood, Au Coeur des Grottes is a beacon of hope for many women who have suffered abuse or find themselves in difficult situations. Some of them are alone, some have young babies or children but they all share a need for security and protection that this warm & welcoming women’s shelter can provide them with. The valuable work they […]

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Help Your Expat Kids Cope

Tammy Furey at FureyCoaching.com

“Oh, they’ll be fine! Children are amazing aren’t they? They just soak up languages like a sponge” I have lost count of the amount of times I have heard this. Almost the same amount of times as the absurd question: “is she a good baby?” I have heard it come out of my own mouth a few times, like a tape recording. I simply don’t want to get into the […]

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Kristin on Trailing

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Kristin Louise Duncombe  is a psychotherapist who specializes in working with international and expatriate families in Paris and Lyon. She is the author of Trailing: A Memoir, which chronicles her experience as a “trailing spouse” who followed her Médecins Sans Frontières husband to the frontlines of disaster and disease in East Africa. Find below an interview where she discusses “trailing,” being a Third Culture Kid (Duncombe grew up travelling the […]

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