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Marie-Diane 

Specialities: narrative therapy, schema therapy, psychodynamic therapy, CBT, EMDR, depressive/anxiety disorders, complicated grief, attachment, PTSD, identity issues related to sexual orientation and gender affirmation, expat counseling, couples and polycules counseling. 

Languages: English, French

Marie-Diane Grouchka received her M. A. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Counseling with honors from Webster University, Leiden. Prior to that, she got her Licence en Psychologie from Université Paris 8 in France. 

She has worked in various fields, including HR/recruitment, journalism, was an officer in the French Navy (Supply Corps), and holds a law degree. 

She recently co-authored a paper on counseling LGBTQ+ clients and did her Master’s thesis on the representation of queer women in the media and its impact on mental health. She also co-hosts BiPositive, a podcast surrounding the psychological experience of bisexual/queer people. 

Affiliations: NIP (#228716), APA International Affiliate (00223162), PinkTherapy (UK).