Learn to Tune in to Your Inborn Strengths & Capacities:
Heal, Grow, & Flourish

Parisa Afshin, founder of Varrak

Parisa Afshin.PNG

Live your authenticity, Find your inner -balance & -peace:

As a well-being & mental health counsellor and coach, I aim to help you to learn what is your unique set of inner character strengths and to learn using them to improve your well-being & inner peace, navigate through life challenges, heal the wounds of the past and become harmonious with life.

To read more about my approach and book your first-time Free consultation, please click here.

To find out about ongoing courses and register for a course, please click here.

Some key points about my professional background:

  • Former researcher in learning processes within individuals, groups & organizations at the University of Oslo.

  • Visiting researcher at Cambridge University, Department of Sociology.

  • Trauma-informed coaching certificate. 

  • Certificate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

  • Have held dozens of workshops and seminars on self-knowledge,  mindfulness meditation, art therapy.

  • Have worked with women empowerment programs as a volunteer. 

  • Have worked with junior youth empowerment programs as a volunteer.

Please read more about my background by clicking on the link below: 

Your Expert Companion in Achieving Mental Well-being:

Relying on my years of research and work in well-being and mental health and as a person, who has lived in various countries, and experienced various cultures, contexts, and even traumas, I am confident that I have the expertise and the deep understanding and compassion to help you with the following challenges:

1. Emotional and behavioural challenges:

PTSD, Anxiety, chronic stress, extreme loneliness, overthinking, low self-esteem & self-worth, anger, constant frustrations, harmful habits, lack of present-moment-awareness
2Parenting challenges.

3. Workplace challenges (including facing any form of abuse or discrimination) and burnout.
4. Diversity and multicultural challenges. 

I offer services to clients globally. To read about my counseling approaches and/or book a session click below please: 

Wellness Coach

Holistic Approach for Well-being

Considering your character strengths and faulty thoughts, emotions, and even lifestyles and the context in understanding your challenges 

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Expert knowledge

Years of experience, research, and study in various approaches to well-being. I have worked both with individuals and groups.



Using a reliable test to define characters and a detailed screening as no two persons in this world experience and respond to an event in life in the same way


"For me, Parisa is an excellent counsellor not only because of her knowledge in the field and her commitment but for her real sympathy and empathy towards people".

-Sepideh Aarsland 

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I offer services to clients globally. I am here to hear you non-judgemental, carefully, and with deep compassion. Whether you would like to consult about the best options that can help you with your struggles, have a question, or simply would like to get in touch, I would be very happy to hear from you.