Dr Antonella Mazzoleni
Clinical PsychologistBook a session
What I can help with
- Social Anxiety
- Health Anxiety
- Identity Dysphoria
- Personality disorders
- Acute Health Conditions
- Long term health conditions
- Medically Unexplained Symptoms
- Women's Health
- Perinatal mental health
- Professional Burnout
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy
- Systemic Therapy
- Couples Therapy
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
- Narrative Therapy
- Solution Focused Therapy
- Mentalisation Based Therapy
Antonella is a curious, compassionate, and non-judgemental clinician who aims to build a positive therapeutic relationship with the person or the couple, to help them make sense of their symptoms within their relational context. The work is collaborative, giving priority to what is important for the person.
Antonella has trained in Italy and in the UK and in the past nine years has been working mainly in NHS settings providing care and support to individuals and families experiencing mental health difficulties. Antonella has worked in various settings including acute mental health wards, crisis houses and A&E, a specialistic service for people experiencing a first psychotic episode and more recently, she has worked specifically with people with a diagnosis of border personality disorder and complex trauma. She has also worked in a specialistic dementia team, supporting elderly with a dementia diagnosis, and their family. Antonella has also an interest in health psychology and is now working with an NHS Trust supporting people experiencing the long-lasting effects of COVID. Antonella has working experience with various therapy modalities and tends to integrate them to meet the specific need of the person. Using always a frame that sees the person in their specific cultural and familial context, Antonella integrates tools and techniques from systemic theories, psychodynamic and attachment theories, Dialectical and Behavioural Therapy, Mentalization Based Therapies, Narrative therapies, and Solution Focused therapies.
Special interests and additional qualifications:
- Antonella is specialized in working with individuals, couples and families using a systemic approach.
- She is also trained specifically to work with complex trauma.
- Antonella has a particular interest in transcultural psychology and migration.