Clinical Psychologist - Abu Dhabi
Dr Claudia obtained her Psychology degree at the University of Cagliari, Italy in 2003. Following her graduation, she completed her first Masters Degree in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) in Catania. Thereafter she trained at the Carmide Clinic in both Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) for children and Schema Therapy for personality disorders. Dr Claudia worked as a Consultant Psychologist in San Carlo Borromeo Hospital in Milan where she was appointed the Head of the Children and Young Adult Mental Health Department in Moses Clinic. Prior to relocating to the UAE, Dr Claudia was a private practitioner in her own clinic in Milan and it was during this period that she completed her second Masters Degree in Psychosexual Therapy in Milan.
Dr Claudia has specialist expertise in Psychosexual Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) and Schema Therapy. She is able to conduct comprehensive psychological assessments, formulation and interventions for children, adolescents and adults which a variety of emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties including depression, anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Bipolar Affective Disorder (BPAD), Schizophrenia and other psychoses including behavior interventions for defiant disorders.
Dr Claudia enjoys working with people from a range of different backgrounds. She can work in both Italian and English.