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For professionals seeking to enhance their expertise and well-being, we provide a diverse array of training, supervision, workshops, and engaging lectures in the realms of stress management, self-care, 22q11, Infant Mental Health (IMH), and the art of mindfulness .

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Specialized consultations in 22q11, Infant Mental Health, and mindfulness, promoting collaboration and knowledge exchange.

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Tailored guidance for professionals in MBSR, MBCT, infant and parenting mindfulness, and clinical/educational psychology, focusing on self-reflection and skill enhancement.

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Sasja, Esther, and Linda (the team)

All have a scientific background and have also obtained their PhDs. Below is an overview of their research ambitions and key publications.

Research Overview - Sasja Duijff:

Research Tenure

Sasja has an extensive research background from 2003 to 2018 at the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, Utrecht.

PhD Achievement

 Her focus on 22q11.2 deletion syndrome led to her PhD.

Evolving Interests

Shifted to the significance of early childhood and parental challenges for sick children.

Mindfulness Advocacy

Explores mindfulness for parents in children’s hospitals, focusing on its practical application as an intervention.

Sasja's LinkedIn

Relevant Publications


Nijhof SL, Vinkers CH, van Geelen SM, Duijff SN, Achterberg et al. Healthy play, better coping: the importance of play for the development of children in health and disease. Neurosci Biobehav Rev.2018; 95:421-429.


Duijff SN, Klaassen PWJ, Swanenburg de Veye HFN, Beemer FA, Sinnema G, Vorstman JAS. Cognitive development in children with 22q11 deletion syndrome. Br J Psychiatry 2012; 200: 462–8


Sommer I, Bearden C, Dellen van E, Breetvelt E, Duijff SN, Maijer K, van Amelsvoort T, de Haan L, Gur R, Arango C, Díaz-Caneja C, Vinkers C, Vorstman JAS.Early interventions in risk groups for schizophrenia: What are we waiting for? NPJSchizophr 2016;2:16003.

Swillen A, Moss E, Duijff S. Neurodevelopmental outcome in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and management. Am J Med Genet Part A. 2018;00:1–7.


Duijff SN, Klaassen PWJ, Swanenburg de Veye HFN, Beemer FA, Sinnema G, Vorstman JAS. Cognitive and Behavioral Trajectories from Childhood into Adolescence in 22q11DS: a prospective 6-year follow-up study. Res Dev Disabil 2013; 34:2937-45


Esther van Duin - Research Summary:

Early Research (2008-2014)

Junior researcher at top Dutch universities, covering dyslexia, schizophrenia (Tanzania), ADHD, Asperger’s, and cannabis-psychosis links.

Ph.D. Pursuit (2014-2018)

Focused on psychiatric disorders’ neurobiology, stress and happiness systems in the brain at Maastricht University, with international collaborations, emphasizing 22q11 deletion syndrome.

Collaborative Efforts

Worked with the 22q11 “Brain and Behavior Consortium,” KU Leuven Psychiatry, and Child Psychiatry at Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital UMC Utrecht.

Interdisciplinary Work

In 2017, as a visiting scientist at the Brocher Foundation, she explored “responsible labeling in psychiatry” with a cross-disciplinary team.

For other publications, please visit: Researchgate

Esther's LinkedIn

Relevant Publications


van Duin EDA, Vaessen T, Kasanova Z, Hernaus D, Vingerhoets C, Swillen A, Vorstman J, Booij J, van Amelvoort T*, Myin-germeys I* (2018). Lower cortisol levels and attenuated stress reactivity in adults with 22q11 deletion syndrome: an experience sampling study. Elsevier Biological Psychiatry – Conference Abstract SOBP 81, S253–S254 (manuscript under review)


van Duin EDA, Kasanova Z, Hernaus D, Ceccarini J, Beck M, Heinzel A, Mohammadkhani-Shali S, Winz O, Mottaghy F, Booij J, Myin-germeys I*, van Amelvoort T* (2018). Striatal dopamine release and impaired reinforcement learning in adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. European Neuropsychopharmacol. 2018;28(6):732-742. doi:10.1016/j.euroneuro.2018.03.005.


Ewijk, H., Bralten, J., van Duin, E. D., Hakobjan, M., Buitelaar, J. K., Heslenfeld, D. J., … & Franke, B. (2017). Female‐specific association of NOS1 genotype with white matter microstructure in ADHD patients and controls. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017;58(8):958-966. doi:10.1111/jcpp.12742.

van Duin EDA, Ceccarini J, Booij J, Kasanova Z, Vingerhoets C, van Huijstee J, Heinzel A, Mohammadkhani-Shali S, Winz O, Mottaghy F, Myin-germeys I*, van Amelvoort T* (2018). Lower frontal dopamine D2/3 receptor binding in adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome: a [18F]fallypride positron emission tomography study. (under review Psychological Medicine)


Van Duin, E. D.*, Goossens, L.*, Hernaus, D., da Silva Alves, F., Schmitz, N., Schruers, K., & Van Amelsvoort, T. (2016). Neural correlates of reward processing in adults with 22q11 deletion syndrome. J Neurodev Disord. 2016;8:25. doi:10.1186/s11689-016-9158-5.


Linda Campbell - Research Evolution:

Initial Focus

Spent two decades on developmental psychology research, delving into early childhood, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, Williams syndrome, and autism.

Holistic Shift

Transitioned from purely neuroscience and cognition to family dynamics, influenced by experiences as a parent, researcher, and clinician.

Current Interests

Concentrates on the overall family well-being, parenting challenges, the interplay of typical child development with mental conditions, and the family impact of special care needs.

For other publications, please visit: Research profile of Researchgate

Linda's LinkedIn

Relevant Publications


Wroe, J., Campbell, L., Fletcher, R., Loughland, C (in press) What am I thinking? Is this normal?” A Cross-sectional Study Investigating the Nature of Negative Thoughts, Parental Self-efficacy and Psychological Distress in New Fathers. Midwifery. doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.08.009


Austin, K., Hunter, M., Gallagher, E., Campbell, LE (2018) Depression and anxiety symptoms during the transition to early adulthood for people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 62(5):407-421. doi: 10.1111/jir.12478


Goodwin, J., McCormack, L., Campbell, LE. (2017). Positive and negative interpretations from the experiences of parenting a pre-school child with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 1, 63-72. doi:10.1007/s41252-017-0010-z

Fletcher, R, Campbell, L, Williams, AS, Rawlinson, C, Baldwin, A, Dye J, StGeorge, J, May, C (2019). SMS4 Perinatal Parents: Designing parenting support via text messages for mothers with severe mental illness (SMI) and their partners. 17(1):85-95 Advances in Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2018.1550367


Campbell, LE., Hanlon, M-C., Galletly, C., Harvey, C., Stain, HJ., Cohen, M., van Ravenzwaaij, D, Brown, SD. (2018) Severity of illness and adaptive functioning predict quality of care of children among parents with psychosis: A confirmatory factor analysis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.52(5), 435-445 doi: 10.1177/0004867417731526


Gratitude for Our Subsidy Providers

We extend our heartfelt thanks to the subsidy providers who have demonstrated belief in Care4Minds and have been instrumental in supporting our vision and projects.

In 2021

We are immensely grateful to Stichting Steun 22q11 for funding the Care4Parents training program, specifically designed to assist parents raising a child with 22q11.

In 2019

The MindMore Foundation’s generous three-year subsidy has played a pivotal role in advancing and enriching our parenting program.

In 2018

It was the initial funding provided by Stichting Steun 22q11 that allowed us to launch our very first parenting program.

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