Degree in Psychology from the University of Valencia. 1989. Specialty in Clinical Psychology
My professional work has been developed mainly in the field of social services holding positions as Psychologist and also as Director of different centers. I have worked with:
- prison population
- international adoption
- women victims of gender violence
- chronic mental illness
- old people
Since 1990 I have taken my own clinical psychology practice treating adults, couples and children therapy. Currently, I run my own METTA CENTER VALENCIA center, in which, in addition to consulting psychology, I teach initiation and deepening groups in Mindfulness and Compassion as well as meditation practice groups for adults and also for boys and girls. I also teach the MCBT protocols, Mindfulness and MSC based cognitive therapy, Mindfulness and Autocompasióm.
Specialized in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Master’s Degree in Behavior Modification and Master in Prevention and Treatment of Addictive Behaviors. Trained in Mindfulness and Compassion in clinical practice.
In 2012 I started practicing Mindfulness. I have done Advanced Training for Therapists, Application of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice with Aemind (Spanish Association of Mindfulness and Compassion). I have been trained in the MSC, MIndfulness and Autocompasión protocol of which I am a CERTIFIED TEACHER (UCSD, University of California San Diego). I trained in MBSR with Fernando Torrijos and in MBCT, Cognitive Therapy Based on Mindfulness of which I am a READINESS TO TEACH professor endorsed by the University of Bangor (England). I also trained at the CFT, COMPASSIÓN FOCUS THERAPY.
Since 2016, I manage the Children and Education team with which I have developed, together with Isabel Rubió, the CONSCIOUS SCHOOLS program, which aims to incorporate the practice of Mindulness and Compassion in the educational and family environment.
I organize and facilitate retreats of silence, I teach MIndfulness workshops in collaboration with different town halls.
My main interest is to promote the welfare of people and alleviate their suffering using knowledge and advances in Psychology and integrating the contributions of ancestral wisdom backed by scientific evidence.