Lysanne Sizoo is the writer behind all the articles, poems and songs on Healthy Neurotics.
She was born in the Netherlands and has made her home in various countries including Sweden, New Zealand and the UK. She wrote her first short story aged 4 and graduated aged 21 from the Academy for Journalism in the Netherlands.
After a varied career as a TV journalist she changed tack and trained to become a counsellor and psychotherapist. Lysanne completed her counselling training in 1997 and her Psychotherapy training in 2008.
While living in Sweden Lysanne founded Turning Point, Stockholm’s first international counselling centre. She put together a strong team of multilingual counsellors and psychotherapists from different modalities and with multiple language skills.
Turning Point is now well established as a safe and reliable centre for personal development in the international community of Stockholm.
In January 2014 Lysanne went back to her roots and now works from a beautiful houseboat close to Amsterdam where she meets clients, writes, and develops her interest in new therapeutic tools such as Human Design and Gene Keys.
Maaike van Kempen
The Healthy Neurotics platform has been developed by Maaike van Kempen. Maaike supports people with whom she shares a mission, and helps them to launch this mission into the world. You might say that Maaike builds the stage upon which inspired souls can give their ideas a clearer and more concise form.
By emphatically immersing herself in the inspirational world of her clients Maaike will suggest creative forms for the project, as well as the practical tools that make lead to success. Her support brings great ideas to a wider audience.
It is a great pleasure to support Lysanne in furthering her comitment to help people to understand themselves better .
Her eclectic professional background in education, corporate life and the creative arts helps make Maaike an excellent critical all rounder. She is enterprising and creative, facilitates and is socially connected through her regular blogs and on-line presence.