Paul Hessels

Self-confidence Stress and anxiety Finding purpose Relationships

Paul is a psychologist at OpenUp. Paul helps you organize and understand your thoughts and emotions. By starting each conversation openly and without prejudice, Paul creates a safe space in which you can share everything. Together with you, Paul likes to explore what is going on in your life with a strong emphasis on that what inspires and motivates you as a person.

To take care of his mental health, Paul regularly goes for a walk or does yoga. At these moments, he checks in with himself: ‘How am I doing at the moment? What do I need more in life?’ These moments of rest and reflection help Paul find the balance between doing and being.

Paul has a Master’s degree in Economics and Consumer Psychology from Leiden University.

Paul speaks both Dutch and English.

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"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf."