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Living within an international community comes with its unique challenges and opportunities. Big life changes can lead to adjustment difficulties and increased stress, which can be particularly demanding in an unfamiliar environment. Being away from home can be especially challenging for families, and extra support can ease this transition and reduce ongoing problems.

We aim to better understand the factors that promote positive adjustment and well-being during the relocation process. Therefore, we are conducting various research projects on this topic, which then will inform fitting and effective support for internationals and their families working and living abroad. Please visit our research website to find our more on this topic and also participate in our studies. Also, we offer evidence-based services to support positive well-being and adjustment of internationals and their families working and living in Switzerland. For more information, please visit our services website.

Our team at the Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy and the Center for Psychotherapy at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Basel consists of highly qualified international clinical psychologists who fully understand the unique challenges and constraints that international expatriates and their families face.For any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us.