My Story

I am a clinical psychologist, but I have been a professional volleyball player for over 15 years in Italy. Being a volleyball player meant that a great part of my life gravitated around trainings and games for several hours a day; I then would invest the rest of my time studying psychology and later on clinical psychology.

I have always been attracted by the human mind and by the complexity and beauty of our inner world.

When I moved to the UK I continued my studies and developed an interest in Mindfulness, as well as Cognitive Behavioural therapy. I therefore qualified as CBT therapist at Oxford University and as Mindfulness teacher at the University of Bangor (North Wales, UK).

I am currently acting as the Clinical Director of The Mindfulness Project (UK), and over the years I have developed a strong research interest around wellbeing and mental health in various health care settings. My areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, eating disorders and mental health and wellbeing at work.

Finally I have a passion for Mindful Eating that took me to the US and Italy to train as Mindful Eating teacher and to develop professional trainings for other likeminded professionals. I am the Vice President of the Centre for Mindful Eating in the USA, a space dedicated to the education of professionals and general public around food and the interconnection between our bodies and minds.

Summary of Credentials

  1. Chartered Clinical Psychologist
  2. Qualified Mindfulness Teacher
  3. Clinical Director of The Mindfulness Project (UK)
  4. USA Centre for Mindful Eating – Vice President
  5. PhD in Human Factors in Health Care
  6. Mindful Eating Trainer

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