dr martina paglia

Dr Martina Paglia

Clinic Director | Psychologist Kensington & Chelsea


I am a highly qualified Private Clinical and Counselling Psychologist in Kensington & Chelsea, with excellent people skills, dedicated work ethic and committed to providing the highest standards of psychological services. I am registered with the leading professional organisations within my discipline and licensed to practise in the UK and Italy and Chartered with The Italian Psychological Society. My training is in Clinical, Community and Developmental Psychology, specifically including models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, five distinct psychological therapies and lifespan development psychology.

My training has included various structured therapy programmes and counselling techniques including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Brainspotting Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mentalization-based Treatment (MBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Child Therapy, Parent-Infant Therapy, Parent-Child Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Schema Therapy, the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP).

My education and clinical experience has provided me with a strong background in both individual and group psychological therapies. I am adept at assessment, consultation, counselling and therapy. I have years of experience working in leading institutions in the City of London, including the National Healthcare System, Local Authorities, Private Practice and Charities. My therapeutic experience covers working with under5s and their parents, children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples and families experiencing a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties.


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Recent Blog Posts by Dr Martina Paglia

Recent Blog Posts by Dr Martina Paglia

Psychology of Trolling: Why People Troll online?

By Dr Martina Paglia | 9 April 2021
Psychology on Trolling: Why People Troll Online

Most of us remember trolls from a childhood story, The Three Billy Goats: they were big, they were terrible, they were quarrelsome, they were antisocial, and they always hid under bridges. The same is the case with internet trolls. These …

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Not Feeling Good Enough? Here is Why and What to Do

By Dr Martina Paglia | 2 April 2021
Not Feeling Good Enough Here is Why and What to Do

How many times have you encountered the feeling of not doing enough, or not being good enough? Well, the good news is that everyone goes through these emotions.  These affect people in many different ways than they can comprehend. It …

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How to Stop Doomscrolling on Social Media?

By Dr Martina Paglia | 26 March 2021
How to Stop Doomscrolling on Social Media?

Do you constantly check social media pages just to stay updated on the latest news and trends? Do you subject your brain to endless amounts of information (or bad news)? If your response is a firm yes, then you are …

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