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Saying goodbye

From: 24th May 2022
Time: 13:00 - 14:00
Venue: ZOOM
Phone: 02079377799
Email: office@focus-info.org
Tariff (members): Free
Tariff (non-members): Free

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Did you just have or are you soon having to say goodbye? Moving city or country, changing school, even changing job 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 is the 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 Swarthmore College, 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 CNHC .