About us

Welcome to Transitions Therapy International’s psychotherapy, counselling and coaching website.  Transitions understands acclimatizing to a new culture and trying to cope with new obstacles, can feel overwhelming. This can lead to feelings of frustration, anxiety or low mood.  You may develop feelings of isolation when realizing your usual support networks are thousands of miles away.  Repatriation can be an equally distressing time, which is often overlooked or dismissed.

Numerous expatriate and repatriate people from various backgrounds around the globe, have felt the need to reach out for support and sought the assistance of Transitions. If you feel the need to talk, Transitions is here to listen, help you explore your difficulties and facilitate you through your options.

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Transitions specializes in providing therapy, counselling, coaching and consultancy services to expatriates and repatriates.  Office sessions are available in Brussels, Belgium. 

Online emotional support services are also provided, via a secured HIPAA compliant telehealth service.  Therapy and counselling are offered for people suffering from difficulties such as culture shock, cultural acclimatization, loneliness, isolation, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, low self-esteem and burnout, in addition to a range of other difficulties.

Coaching and consulting services are provided for those who are interested in personal, professional and career development.  Transitions can help individuals discover a more resourceful way of achieving their goals.


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Transitions Therapy International’s founder and principal therapist is Teri Sand, MEd (University of Cambridge) – England, MA (Couns/Psych) – England,  BA,  DipCouns,  PostGradCert, WCPC. Teri also has a specialization in Existential Psychotherapy – Belgium.

In addition to the credentials listed above – she has completed additional trainings and workshops at numerous institutions including, but not limited to, WPF London, University of Oxford, University of Maastricht, and De Faculteit voor Mens en Samenlevine in Belgium.

As an expatriate as well as a therapist, Teri fully understands the adventures, joys, obsticles and difficulties which are part of the expat and repat experience.  She personally understands the complexity of raising Third Culture Kids as well as navigating foreign educational systems.

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