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.
Services Offered by Dr Martina Paglia
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy
Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Issues treated by Dr Martina Paglia
Recent Blog Posts by Dr Martina Paglia
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