Dr Barbara Medea

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3
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About me

Do you often get overwhelmed with difficult emotions, thoughts or memories and find it hard to cope? Do you ever feel like not fitting in? Do you often beat yourself up or feel like your own worst enemy? I know first hand what it means to deal with trauma, difficult thoughts and anxiety; therapy has helped me tremendously with these issues. I have then trained in evidence-based approaches to help people like you heal from painful life experiences, learn how to cope with their emotions and thoughts and feel more content within themselves. 

My approach will help you reflect on the way you think and feel in response to certain life events and recognise how your past experiences may be affecting you in the present. Ultimately, I aim to help you develop a more compassionate relationship with yourself and your difficulties with a view to feel more integrated, at peace and resilient in the face of future life events and hardship. I am a native Italian psychologist and can also help clients who deal with difficulties related to being an expat. 

Learning to understand your mind is one of the best things you can do to start recognising why you are struggling, which will ultimately improve your mental health and well-being. If you think we can be a good fit, please, get in touch to book an appointment. I look forward to working with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2017), Newcastle University
  • PhD in Psychology and Social Neuroscience (2016), Sapienza University of Rome
  • MA in Psychological Assessment and Use of Psychometric Tests (2013), Cenaf s.r.l Rome
  • MA in Clinical Psychology (2011), Sapienza University of Rome
  • BSc in Developmental Psychology (2009), Sapienza University of Rome

Additional Training:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - in progress
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • PTSD & Complex Trauma
  • Mindfulness

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£94.95 per session
Free initial telephone session

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Dr Barbara Medea
Dr Barbara Medea