Psychologist in Ljubljana: Niels Barends

About us

Barends Psychology Practice offers online expat counseling, individual counseling, couples counseling, and family counseling for mental issues and personal development. Learn how to acquire the skills that are needed for discovering your pathway towards a healthy, fulfilling, and happy life.

An open, honest, non-judgemental, and encouraging approach combined with the skills and experience of professional and devoted therapists is what makes (online) counseling at Barends Psychology Practice a positive and unique experience.

We offer services, such as online expat counseling, in English (Niels), Arabic (Nishat), Spanish (Juan), French (Marylise), Croatian (Tijana), Italian (Tijana), Hindi (Shobhali), and Dutch (Niels). Would you like to read more about the therapists?

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Online Expat Counseling - Therapy Reimbursement

In some cases therapy costs can be reimbursed by your health insurance company. Please, be sure to check what your health insurance covers. CIGNA health insurance is one of the health insurance companies that reimburses therapy at Barends Psychology Practice.

Our Services



We offer counseling online via Skype and Facetime. We are available during and outside regular office hours.

In person

Based in Ljubljana, Cairo, Madrid, Rijeka, and Jakarta, our team is ready to set up face to face counseling sessions.



Online family counseling focuses on communication, resolving conflicts, establishing family values, and creating better dynamics.


Online marriage counseling focuses on problems in communication, intimacy, (cultural) differences, and work-partner balance.


With individual counseling we focus on healthy coping skills, social skills, acceptance of difficult issues, overcoming traumatic experiences, and treating mental disorders.

A great and professional team of psychologists

Barends Psychology Practice brings together an international team of licensed psychologists offering a range of treatments both face-to-face and online in different countries around the world.

Ready to Get Started?

Please get in touch with us by filling out our contact form. We will reply to you within 36 hours.