Leonie der Kinderen


In this article you can learn more about the physiology and chemistry of the body and how to consciously influence our physiological processes in this article written by Latona Bekker about the hormone oxytocin.

Psychological benefits of Theater

This article, written by psychologist Kontessa Legaki, speaks about the benefits of improvisation and theater on our psychological health and development. From assertiveness to social skills.

Music Therapy

Music therapy is an experience based form of therapy; it is about gaining (new) experiences. In music therapy the emphasis is on your experiences within the music in the here and now.


Conversation Skills

In these conversation skills classes Kontessa Legaki (Psychologist MSc) and Leonie der Kinderen (Drama therapist) join forces and take the participants into theory and practice around the dialogue.

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The Free School

The Free School was a project by Centrum Vaktherapie in which passionate ‘guest teachers’ gave donation based workshops or lectures. On this page you can read about it’s origin and the kind of classes it hosted.

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Improv Theater

Centrum Vaktherapie ran an improvisation theatre group in Maastricht and occasionally still offers theater workshops. Everyone is welcome to come and join to explore this expressive and playful artform.

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Drama Therapy

Drama therapy is expressive and is ideal for practicing new behaviours or working around emotion regulation. Within drama therapy, many non-verbal methodologies around play and theater are used.

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Beeldende Therapie

Beeldende therapie maakt gebruik van het creatieproces van beeldende kunst d.m.v. allerlei materialen om tot acceptatie, verandering of inzicht te komen. Creatie en reflectie zijn onlosmakelijk verbonden.

De Comfort Zone

Een kort artikel geschreven door Leonie der Kinderen over de comfort zone inclusief een aantal reflectie vragen om meer inzicht te verkrijgen in jou comfort zone en zo bij te dragen aan je persoonlijke ontwikkeling.