As an expat in Barcelona, it can be difficult to find certain services offered in English. Searching for an expert psychiatric doctor in Barcelona can be arduous, especially if you require one in your native language. When discussing a sensitive subject, you want to be able to communicate in your mother tongue. ShBarcelona has searched high and low to find you the best psychiatric centers that can tend to your needs.
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Passeig de Gràcia Psychology and Psychiatry Center
Located in the heart of the city, the Passeig de Gracia Psychology and Psychiatry Center has a team of licensed and professional psychologists and psychiatrists to assist their patients with a number of different needs. The center also offers workshops to assist in self-esteem, couple’s therapy and personal development, to name just a few.
The expert team includes: Dr. Connie Capdevila Brophy, Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, and Mediator – Doctor Capdevila has been practicing psychology in Barcelona since 1995. She helps adults, families, and couples in crisis.
Dr. Diego Palao, General and Adult Psychiatrist – After completing his training in Psychiatry at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona in 1993. Dr. Palao is a physician specializing in psychiatry. He has special experience in mental disorders in adults.
Dr. Elena Padrell, General and Adult Psychiatrist – From the United States, Dr. Paspecializesalises in the treatment of general mental disorders in adults and the elderly. In particular, Dr. Padrell focuses on post-traumatic stress after a physical loss, treatment and newly diagnosed blind patients.
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Gabinete de Psiquiatría
Headed by Professor Dr. Julio Vallejo Ruiloba, the Gabinete de Psiquiatría’s team also includes Cristina V. Oliveira, MD, PhD.
This practice helps to improve the mental health of their patients who may be dealing with psychological and psychiatrical problems. Treatments include counseling for illnesses relating to depression and anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD, and eating disorders. The team’s experience includes assisting with teenage problems and drug addiction.
Hestía Centro Internacional de Psicoterapia
Hestía Centro Internacional de Psicoterapia is made up of an international group of 16 psychologists, psychotherapists and health professionals, all of whom are committed to promoting well-being and personal development. The psychiatric team includes Dr. Maria Cheshire and practices psychiatry and psychotherapy in German, Spanish, and English. Dr. María Teresa Nascimento also practices psychiatry and assists her patients in both Spanish and English.
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