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Desiree Gonzalo, DClinPsych, PhD, MSc, BSc

Wellness Counselor, NYU Prague

  • Education: Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, United Kingdom, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology(DClinPsych); Graduate Basis for Registration with the British Psychological Society. Qualification Examination of The British Psychological Society; Institute of Neurology, University College London, United Kingdom, Doctorate in Cognitive Neuroscience (PhD); Anatomy Department, University College London, United Kingdom, Masters in Neurological Science (MSc); School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex, United Kingdom, Bachelors in Neuroscience (BSc)
  • Training: Training Workshop in Schema Therapy for Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorders (March 2011, Hamburg, Germany); Conference and Workshops in Schema Therapy (July 2010, Berlin, Germany); Symposium in Positive Psychology by Prof. Martin Seligman (June 2010, Prague, Czech Republic); Training Introductory Workshop in Schema Therapy (November 2009, Hamburg, Germany); Training in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Levels 1-3 (2007-2008, with Alexandra Richman, Maudsley Hospital, London, United Kingdom); Training in Cognitive Remediation Therapy (2008, Maudsley Hospital, London, United Kingdom); Training in HCR-20 (2008, Risk Assessment for future violent behaviour in criminal and psychiatric populations); Training in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview (ADI) (2007, Bethlem hospital, London, United Kingdom)
  • Board Certification: Chartered Clinical Psychologist at the British Psychological Society (BPS); Registered member of the Health and Care Professions Council (United Kingdom); Member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychoterapies (BABCP); PSTS Training - Awareness and Disengagement Skills (2008, Maudsley Hospital, London, United Kingdom)
  • Areas of Expertise: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders
  • Languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian; French and Czech (intermediate level – not for treatment purposes)

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