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VIANOVA Center
Romboutsstraat  7
1932 Zaventem
Belgium
ONE-DAY COURSE IN TWO SESSIONS

Saturday 22/04/22
09:00-12:00 | 13:00-16:00

In French
40 /person or couple

Mental health, journeying as a friend

with Pascale Van Uffel

  

If we are not struggling with our mental health ourselves, we all know someone close to us or a friend who is. Mental health is so vast, complex and diverse.  It is subject to so much awkwardness, inappropriate words and hidden suffering. We are often feel helpless against these illnesses, we do not know how to accompany and be a disciple of Jesus for those who suffer mentally and emotionally.

 

Pascale Van Uffel is a psychologist and she will first help us understand the different pathologies and their implications (professional follow-up, medication or not, etc.). We will then look at ways to accompany these people as a family, friend, manager or member of the same community. We will discover attitudes to adopt or to avoid as well as tools which are at our disposal to journey together.

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Pascale Van Uffel

  • Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist in systemic therapy (family therapy and couple therapy). 

  • Co-founder, President and coordinator of La Houlette-PSY (Belgian association of psychologists working within a Christian perspective).

  • Trainer in Christian counselling and hospital chaplaincy. 

  • Trainer for the Association des Conseillers en Relation d'Aide Chrétienne Wallonie-Bruxelles, Mission Vie et Famille (France) and trainer for future hospital and closed institution chaplains. 

  • Author of the book "Vivre la foi, Osez la confiance".