The counsellor is one of the experts within Boost. Are there personal problems that make you feel uncomfortable and less able to function effect how you operate? Whether it is choosing a study, finding a balance in your studies, dealing with stress, study delay, expectations of fellow students, worrying about fellow students or, career questions, one of our counsellors will gladly answer any questions you may have about these or other issues.

On a dynamic campus with students and employees with great ambitions, personal care sometimes unintentionally takes a back seat. Boost revolves around you! We believe that prevention is better than cure and Boost can help you keep the balance. Are you in need of a mental or physical a Boost? Please book an appointment with one of our specialists. At Boost you can find specialists with various expertise in an approachable setting: a masseur and a physiotherapist for a physical boost and counsellors of Career & Counselling Services (C&CS) to focus on your mental wellbeing. Our experts work together so that they can help in the best possible way.

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On Tuesday evenings, Boost focuses on mental well-being. The counsellors offer to listen to you, give free advice and are glad to help you think through possible follow-up steps. Don't hesitate to book an appointment.


Janne de Kan

Janne de Kan works in our team of psychologists as a Prevention Psychologist. In this (new) position she is going to develop and implement prevention activities to support students and their mental well-being. Janne studied Health Psychology at the University of Twente in Enschede and she has gained experience both in a commercial setting and in an educational setting. In the team of psychologists she gives different kinds of workshops, among which ‘Mindful coping with stress’. She is also one of the counsellors of Boost.

Mary Zuiderwijk

Mary is specialised in advising students on study options. She has presented many workshops on study choices, rethinking study options, or looking for the best Master to apply for.

Olga Peters

Olga has many years of work experience as a coach in the sports sector. At the TU Delft she manages the elite sport policies and gives advice to elite sport students. She helps them to combine studying and elite sport, and supporting them in overcoming the obstacles they may encounter.

Jan van Beek

Jan works in the team of psychologists as a student psychologist. In this position he helps and supports students and PHDs to live their (student) life with more satisfaction. On the one hand by looking at how they can study more effectively, on the other hand by looking at how students can further develop their psychological flexibility. He works using positive psychology and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). In addition to individual conversations, he also gives workshops and lectures on improving psychological skills.


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Practical Information

The counsellors are available on Tuesday, from 17:30-19:00.
Individual, max. 1 participant
Duration session: max. 20 minutes
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9 November Olga
16 November Mary
23 November Jan
30 November Mary
7 December Janne
14 December Jan
21 December Olga
28 December No counsellor
4 January Olga
11 January Mary