Dr Martina Paglia clinical psychologist london

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

How to Make Your Social Media Feed Positive

By Dr Martina Paglia | 29 October 2020
How to make your social media feed positive

Social media can cast a positive and negative impact which is determined by how the person uses the platforms. It can be a functional device to stay in contact with family, friends, social circle, complete your tasks and stay updated. …

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The Psychology Behind the Rise of Cosmetic Surgery

By Dr Martina Paglia | 22 October 2020
the psychology behind the rise of cosmetic surgery

Dissatisfaction with the physical appearance is a common concern in both genders alike. Especially, as the quarantine restrictions are lifting and people are returning to the normal modes of social interaction, everyone is now expected to be physically present out …

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Social Media’s Impact on Self-esteem

By Dr Martina Paglia | 15 September 2020
Social Media's Impact on Self-esteem

Access to social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and beyond has made people of every age get hooked to social media. During this era, communication through social platforms is more common than meeting in person, which is a rarity nowadays. …

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