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The Right Way Signal

You might be wondering, “what is therapy ?”, or “is therapy what I need ?

Therapy is giving yourself permission to take a step aside from your usual daily life, a time and space to reflect, understand yourself and others better. Therapy can also help boost social relationships and overall connection, thanks to better communication and emotional coping skills. By regaining enough motivation and autonomy, you should be able to pursue life in a more meaningful way. 

Who am I ?

Ingrid Richaud, psychologue clinicienne et spécialiste des troubles du comportement alimentaire

As a psychologist, I study and analyze human behavior, thoughts and emotions so I can help my patients better understand and change what generates and maintains inner suffering and/or chronic distress.

In the therapy room, I put a special emphasis on creating a conducive space for self-discovery so my patients can safely explore the richness and depth of their emotions and inner world. One of the aspects I most appreciate about my work with patients is creating new perspectives that will best fit the reality they choose to live in. I believe that perspective shapes reality. This is why questioning old beliefs, especially those that keep us stuck in a rut, can be so liberating and rewarding.

My formal training, professors and mentors, as well as travels and experiences abroad have made me particularly sensitive to the influence of social context (with its norms and belief systems) on psychological well-being. Being of French and American descent, fluent in both languages, I had the opportunity to… (Read more)

Part of my practice is also devoted to helping people with eating disorders (compulsive eating, bulimia, anorexia, orthorexia) or poor body image (body dissatisfaction, obsessive calorie control, … (Read more)

Psychological consultations

Do you sometimes feel that no matter how much you try to change things, you are still turning in circles… that certain situations, thoughts, emotions or behaviors prevent you from progressing towards your goals ?

Here are some common problems I encounter in my private practice :

  • Lack of motivation,

  • Stress management,

  • Burn-out syndrome,

  • Emotional coping,

  • Relational difficulties (couple, family, colleagues),

  • Eating issues,

  • Body image,

  • Communicational difficulties.

If you are considering therapy, I recommend you take a look at the section entitled « Before Signing Up For Therapy ».

Psychological consultations give you a confidential space where you can speak freely and think more in depth about what is keeping you from leading a more meaningful life. Together we will look at how we can reactivate your own resources so that ultimately you can use them and find the confidence and motivation to continue on your own. 

Consultations for individuals, couples and families (for consultations in French, click here).

Schedule an appointment :

By phone : +32 472 71 29 30 

By email : psy.irichaud@gmail.com

Consultations by appointment only :

Centre 67Health Center

Rue de Mons, 67, 1400 Nivelles

All the consultations are held in Nivelles (easy access from Braine l’Alleud, Waterloo, Charleroi) and online (if already a patient).

Where can I park for free ?

On this map you can find dozens of free parking places close to the Center 67.

Online Therapy (for patients already in therapy)

For clients that are not able to make it to the Center 67 because of being homebound, I offer the possibility to continue therapy online via the secured computer software « Jitsi». To know more about this software, click here.

For this second option you will need a well charged, computer or smartphone with camera, a good internet connection and an updated version of either Chrome, Firefox or Opera browser. Please make sure you find a space and time where you will not be bothered (phone in silent mode if possible).

I will send you a link a couple of minutes before our session by email. The payment  for an online session must be submitted before the beginning of the session (bank transfer : BE51 3770 6195 6462). It is a way to secure your reservation. Thank you for your understanding. 

Session time : 45-50 minutes.

Should you have to cancel your reserved appointment, please take note that there is a 48 hour notice policy. This policy allows me to give your appointment time to another patient. Within the 48 hours prior to our meeting, the consultation is charged (BE51 3770 6195 6462).

 

Licensed psychologist n°882214277

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