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Saying goodbye

May 24, 2022 @ 13:00 - 14:00


Did you just have or are you soon having to say goodbye? Moving city or country, changing school, even changingjob includes saying goodbye to friends and families and important people in our life. And this often is a challenge. What makes saying goodbye so difficult? How can we have a “good goodbye”? Why is it so important for everyone and especially for expats’ well being?
Join us for a talk that combines transition theory and practice, applied neuroscience, and … a dose of British humour. expert speakers are: Claudine Hakim Head of Advancement,Transitions and Student Support and Evangelos Raptis Psychotherapist and School Counsellor
Claudine Hakim is Head of Transitions, Student Support and Advancement at the International School of London (ISL) and isthe leader of the award winning ISL Crossroads Transitions programme. Claudine was previously a Head Teacher at an independent Special School and another International School. Claudine holds a Master’s degree from the University College of London, Institute of Education in Educational Leadership and Management and a BA in Psychology and Counselling from Richmond International University. Having lived in 3 continents, Claudine is passionate about fostering well balanced and inclusive international communities. She is a public speaker who actively promotes the importance of transitions care and attachment security.
Evangelos Raptis is a relational psychotherapist. One of his passions is working with individuals, families, and organisations in transition. Formerly a technology start upper and finance executive, he brings a wealth of expertise as somatic psychotherapist in private practice and school counsellor with ISL London. Evangelos blends his personal and professional insights from business, parenting, academic, and clinical settings into engaging workshops around the world. His training includes SwarthmoreCollege, Stanford University, the London School of Biodynamic Psychotherapy and the London Gestalt Centre. Evangelos lives and works in London and is registered with the UKCP and the


May 24, 2022
13:00 - 14:00
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Our members are international professionals and their families. We soften their landing so they have a successful time in the UK.