Psychologists

Our psychologists have different backgrounds and specialisms.

Tim Wind

Tim works as an independent clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with a PhD at POLARIS. He specializes in trauma-related complaints, anxiety complaints, depression and personality problems. Besides POLARIS, Tim works as a practitioner and program manager E-health at Centrum ’45, he is Senior Lecturer E-health at RINO Amsterdam and founder and director at Psyflix.

Chamber of Commerce: 72352426
Clinical psychologist BIG registration: 19917078025
Psychotherapist BIG registration: 19917078016

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Janneke Ferwerda

Janneke is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist and behavioral therapist. She specializes in the treatment of trauma-related complaints, anxiety complaints, self-image problems and personality problems. In addition, she has a lot of expertise and treatment experience in the field of psychotic complaints. In addition to her work at POLARIS, Janneke is affiliated with GRIP Psychologen as a practical trainer and as a teacher at Gedachten Uitpluizen. She is registered as a supervisor with the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (VGCt), schema therapist and EMDR practitioner.

Chamber of Commerce: 71053646
Clinical psychologist BIG registration: 09912404025
Psychotherapist BIG registration: 2991240401

Suzan Ben Chamach

Suzan Ben Chamach works as an independent clinical psychologist and psychotherapist at POLARIS. She is registered as a cognitive behavioral therapist and supervisor VGCt, senior schema therapist and supervisor schema therapy and EMDR practitioner. Suzan specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, personality problems, trauma-related and anxiety complaints. In addition to her work for POLARIS, Suzan works as a clinical psychologist at Altrecht. She supervises psychologists in training to become GZ psychologist and cognitive behavioral therapist and she teaches at various postgraduate courses.

Chamber of Commerce: 73831808
Clinical psychologist BIG registration: 89910947225
Psychotherapist BIG registration: 19910947216

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Annelieke van Dam

Annelieke van Dam

Annelieke works as an independent health care psychologist at POLARIS. She is also trained as a remedial educationalist and registered as a senior schema therapist, cognitive behavioral therapist VGCt and EMDR Europe practitioner. Annelieke is specialized in the treatment of trauma-related complaints, chronic internalizing problems and personality problems. She has extensive treatment experience with the target group of adolescents and young adults. In addition to her work at POLARIS , Annelieke works as a (directing) practitioner at the Care Express Amsterdam. She provides job counseling and lessons to psychologists in training to become GZ psychologists and is an independent supervisor for (GZ) psychologists in training and cognitive behavioral therapists in training.

Chamber of Commerce: 73484806
GZ-psychologist BIG registration: 59918292725

Yolande Kat

Yolande Kat works as an independent clinical psychologist and psychotherapist at POLARIS. She is registered as a cognitive behavioral therapist and supervisor VGCt, junior schema therapist, EMDR practitioner and psychotrauma therapist. Yolande specializes in the treatment of trauma-related complaints, emotion regulation – and in particular aggression regulation problems, problematic substance use and personality problems. In addition to her work for POLARIS, Yolande works as a clinical psychologist at the Waag. She supervises psychologists in training to become a health care psychologist and cognitive behavioral therapist and she teaches at the RINO Groep Utrecht.

Chamber of Commerce: 85485810
Clinical psychologist BIG registration: 19912330825
Psychotherapist BIG registration: 39912330816