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Expatriate Assistance Program (EAP)


Not everybody has what it takes to be a successful and productive expat. Even with the right candidate, everyone needs training. But the single more important reason expats fail is not even themselves: It is their families.The EAP is a program that aims to support expatriate workers and their families moving to new countries, helping them to settle in and understand the cultural and practical implications of their new life. The program focuses on three specific areas of importance.


General issues

  • Cultural transition issues

  • Relocation adjustment

  • Couples, parenting or family issues

  • Work-Life Balance

  • Repatriation

  • Physical and Mental health concerns


Expatriate spouse issues

  • Loss of career, social network, and habitual lifestyle.

  • Adjusting to new family roles and responsibilities,

  • Accepting to the initial status of unemployment and finding new ways of self-fulfillment,

  • Creating new social and professional relationships.


Expatriate Kids issues

  • Adjustment to new circumstances & "fitting in" in new environment,

  • Overcoming social anxiety & making new friends

  • Dealing with school anxiety/refusal,

  • Third Culture Kids issues - Expressing unresolved grief that is a result of relocation.


Contact me if you want to know more about the Expatriate Assistance Program and how I can help your employees and their families adapt to these challenges and thrive in their new environment.


Bettina Hemmingsen

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