Désirée Gonzalo

Ph.D., University College London, UK
D.Clin.Psych, King's College London, UK
M.Sc., University College London, UK

Désirée Gonzalo received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London. There she conducted research in the areas of depressogenic attributions in individuals with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and in the effectiveness of psycho-education ...

... as a stabilization tool in asylum seekers and refugees with PTSD. She received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience from Functional Imaging Laboratory (Institute of Neurology) at University College London, where she conducted research in the area of functional neuroanatomy of learning and memory and multisensory integration. She also held a 4-year postdoctoral research position at Hamburg University in Germany, where she continued along the same research lines as during her PhD. She received her M.Sc. in Neurological Science from University College London, during which she conducted research in the area of functional neuroanatomy of language. She also received a B.Sc. in Neuroscience from Sussex University, where she conducted research in the area of invertebrate learning. Dr. Gonzalo currently teaches Statistics and Research Methods for Social Sciences at UNYP. At present, she works as therapist at the City Practice Prague and for the student counseling services at UNYP and NYU. She is a member of the British Psychological Society. Dr. Gonzalo's professional interests are mainly in the practice of clinical psychology and clinical research, as well as in teaching. She is also interested in languages, cultures, and writing. She speaks English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, and is learning Czech.

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