long-term sick leave

‘The challenge is to get people with long-term sick leave return to their old jobs’

‘The challenge is to get people with long-term sick leave return to their old jobs’ Carla Peeters is best known in the healthcare sector as Chief Executive Officer ad interim. In August 2015 she changed her course and started her organization COBALA. The agency aims to increase resilience and get long-term sick permanently back on […]

COBALA is successful with unique approach for reintegration of professionals with long-term absence in the healthcare sector

COBALA is successful with unique approach for reintegration of professionals with long-term absence in the healthcare sector 90% of the participants reintegrates in their own jobs in 6 months. In 2016 COBALA started two pilots in guiding long-term sick employees with the MASTER YOUR HEALTH program. The participants were coached by the unique approach Personalised […]

Personalised approach lacking in debate about medications in psychiatry

Personalised approach lacking in debate about medications in psychiatry Turbulence in the media around the use of medications in psychiatry. On Saturday, December 17th an interview with Dick Bijl, physician and epidemiologist, entitled ‘Antidepressants useless and harmful’ appeared in Trouw. This to the Dutch translation of the recently published book by the Danish internist professor […]

Workshop ‘Food to feel fitter’ is much appreciated

Workshop ‘Food to feel fitter’ is much appreciated The workshop ‘Food to feel Fitter’ of COBALA | Good Care Feels Better was held on November 19th at The Field Kitchen on Amelisweerd estate near Utrecht. The workshop began with a tasty and healthy meal. Dr. Carla Peeters interactively made participants familiarized with the base effects […]

Chronic Pain and getting back to work? Integrative Care offers Personalised Integrative perspective.

Chronic Pain and getting back to work? Integrative Care offers Personalised Integrative perspective. Case Study: 44-year-old woman after 10 weeks of counseling reintegrated into her job and pain medication has been phased out. Chronic pain has a huge impact on the individual, family, friends and organizations with social and economic consequences. Chronic pain is not […]

depressie-alternatief-safraan

High demand for an alternative to antidepressants

High demand for an alternative to antidepressants Antidepressants often not the solution to recovery from depression Antidepressants are often not the solution for the recovery of depression. However, they reduce symptoms. Many people who use the most commonly prescribed antidepressants such as Prozac, diazepam, fluvoxamine, temazepam experienced unpleasant side effects. The side effects reported include […]