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"The greatest glory in living lies not

in never falling, but in rising

every time we fall" – Nelson Mandela

Photo by Milene van Arendonk


The Superhero Academy builds the future of children and youngsters, with respect for their past.


Through trauma-informed training and projects , resilience, mental health, identity development and

future prospects in children are strengthened.  With the right guidance, they find their own strength

and can use their potential optimally.


This not only benefits their own future, but also the society around them.


Let every child finds its' own Superpower!

Training & Collaboration

Team training professionals

In the Netherlands and internationally

In this in company training, knowledge, skills and tools are obtained to increase resilience, mental health, identity development and future prospect in young people; in a trauma-informed way.


Professional self-care is also discussed, to prevent burn-out and secondary traumatization.

The team acquires knowledge and skills which they can apply immediately. The full training consists of three meetings, but workshops on the sub-themes can also be provided.

Anker 1

Collaboration in projects / programs
National and international

The Superhero Academy offers organizations advice, support and product development in the field of trauma-sensitive work, resilience, mental health and social-emotional developmentParticularly aimed at children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In addition, the Superhero Academy has a network of specialists and partners; for example, Superhero Academy is part of the cooperatives Laguna Collective and EduXprss.

Anker 2

Group training children / youngsters

National and international

With a Superhero training, children and youngsters discover their own inner strength through knowledge, skills and tools. They get to know themselves better and learn how to use their unique resilience towards a better future. 


The group training sessions are always part of a tailor-made project that ideally is linked to a team training of the local professionals. This in order to guarantee the achieved impact and to make it more sustainable!

Anker 3


The Superhero Academy methodology is based on:


  • Resilience Theory - Fergus & Zimmerman

  • Self Determination Theory - Ryan & Deci

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy – Beck & Ellis

  • Positive Psychology - Seligman & Csikszentmihalyi

  • Attachment Theory - John Bowlby

  • Theory of Mindset - Carol Dweck

  • Psychosocial Development Theory - Erik Erikson

  • CHIME framework - Leamy et. al . (METS / 7ROSES)

  • Theory of Multiple Intelligence – Howard Gardner

  • Green Games

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