You can visit a (G.Z.-) primary health care psychologist with the following psychological disorders:

  • phobia
  • relationship problems
  • anxiety disorder (such as dogs / dentist etc.)
  • conflict management
  • depression – somatophormic
  • traumatic experiences
  • stress reduction
  • sleeping disorder
  • burn-out syndrome
  • relationship / partner / family problems
  • headaches
  • divorce
  • identity problems
  • work-related problems
  • abusive behavior trauma
  • concentration problems
  • difficulty with adjusting / conforming
  • somatophormic disorder
  • sexual disorder
  • bipolar-affective disorder
  • dissociative disorder
  • obsessive compulsive disorder
  • A.D.H.D.
  • A.D.D.
  • compulsive behaviour
  • panic attacks
  • difficulty with bereavement

The Psychology Practice is connected to:

  • Dutch Institute of psychologists (N.I.P.) in Utrecht;
  • Health Care GZ – psychologists (Law B.I.G.);

The Psychology Practice R. van Manen Psy.D. is a primary health care practice. Health Care GZ – psychologists have completed university studies and have established themselves as Primary Care Specialists. They work in health care treating people with psychological or psychosomatic complaints. The diagnostic reference source used is DSM-V.

  • Short-term therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral therapy
  • System therapy
  • EMDR
  • Etc.

The doctor in the Psychology/psychologist diagnoses by DSM-V (Diagnostic Statistical Manual).

– The psychologist uses the ‘ GGZ-standards’ (see in the treatment.

– We make use of electronic questionnaires to measure improvements in the treatment.

– During the threatment there is the option to invite a relative of the patient during the anamnesis or one of the treatment sessions.

Psychological/Psychiatric disorders:


———————  = Symptoms (illness)



We all have to carry our own burden. Our burdens vary over time. Heavy burdens may result in stress, emotionally difficult circumstances or setbacks.


We all have our strong and weak points. Our strength can weaken or improve during certain moments in our life. Experience of life or therapy may cause strength to improve, aging or suffering heavy setbacks however, will cause strength to weaken.

When your burden outweighs yours strength the following symptoms might develop: anxiety, sleeping disorder, depression, hyperventilation, overbreathing, phobia, self-esteem problems, self-harm, alcohol and drug abuse, psychosomatic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder.


SQ-48: list of symptoms
UCL: coping scale

Group therapy 0ffered:

Assertiveness training, Social Phobia, Hyperventilation and all focused on increasing strength.