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Dr Martina is a highly qualified Clinical and Counselling Psychologist based in London. She runs The International Psychology Clinic, which is the first private therapy clinic based in Central London that provides an international service to English-speaking clients in Italy.
Dr Martina's specialist subject is in Clinical, Community and Developmental Psychology, specifically including models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, covering five distinct psychological therapies and lifespan development psychology. She has also studied techniques for working with people with eating disorders and body dysmorphia, and preclinical psychodynamic and systemic training on work with children, adolescents and families. She completed the Foundation Course and the Post-Foundation Course at the Institute of Psychoanalysis, Schema Therapy training at the Schema Therapy Institute and EMDR training at EMDR Academy. She is now undertaking a PhD in infant mental health and parent-infant psychotherapy at the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at the University of Essex.
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Dr Martina’s recent work includes interventions in cases of anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorders, dysfunctional family issues, neurodevelopmental issues, learning disabilities, self-harm, eating disorders, suicide and parental abuse. She is highly skilled in assessing and treating severe psychological disorders, especially avoidant and borderline personality disorder as well as addiction and eating disorders.
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Dr Martina has at her disposal various structured therapy programmes and counselling techniques including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Brainspotting, EMDR, Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mentalization-based Treatment (MBT), Psychodynamic Counselling, Play Therapy, Parent-Infant Therapy, Parent-Child Therapy, Gestalt and Humanistic Therapy.
This is her base for both individual and group psychological therapies, which she has used working in leading institutions in the City of London, including the National Healthcare System, Local Authorities, Private Practice and Charities. This therapeutic experience covers working with under 5s and their parents, children, adolescents, adults, older adults, couples and families experiencing a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties.