My name is Belén Plaza Higueras, I am graduated Psychologist.
I consider myself a person deeply committed to society through therapy, which I use to help others or those to come to me for help. I have learnt to expand my knowledge and continue to do so with everyone in my sessions with clients. I feel it an honour and a pleasure through my work as a therapist/psychologist to have helped each and everyone of these clients.
How can psychotherapy help you?
If you are aware that you have a negative mental state or process, and if it is persistent, or if you feel stressed, have a low level of liveliness, difficulties in your relationships, traumas, anxiety or depression.
Psychological therapy can help you with these feelings, to resolve and change your behaviour patters which could contribute to your symptoms. Also could help with a variety of difficulties arising as a result of anxiety, difficulties in sleeping, relationships and trauma.
I have studied different kind of therapies to specialise in the treatment of population with Mental Health.
I started working as social Psychologist ,and then I studied therapies to help people with Mental Health
Degree in Psychology.
Post-graduate: Certificate in Intervention in families at risk and children with antisocial behaviour, Social Psychology. (Systemic orientation).
Master degree (PhD candidate): Advanced Studies and Research Proficiency, Psychology. (Bio-psycho-social orientation).
Post-graduate: Higher Diploma in Research Methodology in Health Sciences (DSMICS), Epidemiology
Master of Clinical Psychology and health, Clinical Psychology. (Cognitive Behavioural).
Post-graduate: Diploma in Integrative Bodywork., holistic Psychology. (Gestalt orientation).
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, EMDR I and II level.
Post-graduate: Diploma in Dance Therapy, Dance therapy. (India).
EFT. Emotional Freedom Technique.
Master’s degree, Dance Movement Psychotherapy (3rd year). University of Barcelona. (Psychodynamic orientation).
Belén is a graduated psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society, with experience in psychological treatments for people with mental health, interpersonal or professional difficulties. She is committed to helping her clients/patients to recover their psychological health in a safe and secure environment.
She has her practice in Bristol, London and online. She has worked with both children and adults. She has spent two years in an Addiction Behaviour Unit in Spain, collaborating with other psychologists and psychiatrists. She has collaborated as a Neuropsychologist researcher in the University of Valencia, Spain, assessing children; and in the Children’s Hospital of St. Fe, as part of the INMA project. She has worked with adults with addictive behaviours in Spain. She has collaborated in India in day Hospitals, community and day centres, such as hospices doing Dance Movement Psychotherapy with people with mental health problems. She has done her placement in the NHS, in London at the Park Royal Mental Health Hospital, with patients with acute mental health problems through Dance Movement Psychotherapy.
Belén has a Degree in Psychology; a Diploma in Advanced Studies (part of PhD) in addiction behaviour (Bio-Psycho-Social Orientation); Master in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Certificate in Intervention in families at risk and children with antisocial behaviour, (Systemic orientation); Diploma in Integrative Bodywork (Gestalt Orientation); Diploma in Dance Movement Therapy in India (Cognitive Behavioural Orientation); She is now completing her Masters degree in Dance Movement Psychotherapy (Psychodynamic Orientation). She does other therapies such as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), recommended by the NHS and other countries’ health services; Mindfulness and EFT, amongst other therapies.
She can help especially with difficulties concerning stress, anxiety, traumas, difficulties with your relationships, fear about difficulties with your life, obsessions or with your partners.