Dana Hooghiemstra

Dana is a psychologist at OpenUp. Within the treatment relationship, she attaches great value to trust and connection and approaches a health problem from a holistic point of view: attention to the entire relationship between problems and the inseparable relationship between mind and body.

In addition to psychology, Dana has knowledge of Ayurveda and yoga. She implements these insights, where appropriate and desired, in the therapy. She prefers to combine effective proven forms of therapy with a unique approach that suits you.

To take care of her mental health herself, Dana meditates daily, practices yoga multiple times a week, and applies the wisdom of Ayurveda where necessary in her life.

Dana studied Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Utrecht. Dana speaks both Dutch and English.

"Awareness is the most important and essential step towards change."