Phobias can become very disabling psychological disorders, especially if the phobic stimulus is something very common, which is present in our daily lives. Therefore, in many cases it is recommended to go to psychotherapy to mitigate the symptoms of this anxiety disorder and, little by little, make it disappear.
In this article we will see a selection of the best expert psychologists in the treatment of phobias in Madrid ; professionals with extensive experience in this type of anxiety disorders and trained to help patients with symptoms typical of social phobia, agoraphobia, fear of needles, spider phobia, etc.
The best expert psychologists on phobias in Madrid
These are several psychotherapy professionals who offer treatment for phobias, such as agoraphobia, social phobia, fear of driving, and other common forms of this kind of anxiety disorder. In each case you will find a brief description of their services and professional trajectories, and the location of the psychology office or center where they attend.
1. White spray
Rocío Blanco is an expert psychologist in clinical practice and is part of the psychological assistance centre UPAD Psicología & Coaching, whose facilities are located in the Argüelles district of Madrid.
This professional is an expert in individual psychotherapy for adults and adolescents, as well as a specialist in personal development. She has a degree in Psychology (UCM) and has, among other post-graduate qualifications, the title of Expert in Clinical Practice (COPM) and Expert in Coaching (UPAD), as well as a Master’s degree in Sports Psychology (UAM).
In the consultation, Rocío Blanco works so that patients learn to face the source of fear that is at the base of phobia, modifying both their way of thinking about the phobic stimulus and their way of interacting with it.
- UPAD Psychology and Coaching is located at 27 Rey Francisco Street.
- You can find the contact details of this psychologist by clicking here.
2. Patricia Sánchez Merino
Patricia Sánchez-Merino is a General Health Psychologist and co-director of Centro TAP (Advanced Psychological Treatment), located in the Sanchinarro area. It is one of the most recommended options for those looking for the best expert therapists in phobias in the northern area of Madrid.
This professional has a degree in Psychology from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, a General Health Master’s Degree in Health Psychology (UAM) and has accreditations such as EMDR Therapist and member of the EMDR Association of Spain and the Higher Training Diploma in Clinical Psychology from the UAM.
Currently, Patricia Sánchez Merino combines her main occupation as a psychologist at Centro TAP with teaching in the university context and research in topics related to psychological therapy.
- Centro TAP is located at Avenida de Manoteras nº 8.
- Click on this link to see their contact details.
3. Beatriz Romero
Beatriz Romero is a psychologist specializing in the clinical field and Director of Consulta Despertares, an entity dedicated to psychotherapy with a presence both in Madrid and in other cities of the CAM, such as Móstoles or Leganés.
She has a degree in Psychology from the UNED, a Master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the Spanish Association of Cognitive Behavioural Psychology, and holds the European Certificate in Psychology from the European Foundation of Psychology, among other accreditations.
- This professional attends to you in the facilities of Consulta Despertares located in Paseo de las Delicias nº 3, in the area of Atocha.
- You will find their contact details by clicking here.
4. Cecilia Martín
The psychologist Cecilia Martín is Director of the Institute of Psycho-psychology and an expert in psychological disorders linked to anxiety and poor management of emotions. She has a degree in Psychology from the University of Salamanca and, among other post-graduate qualifications, a Master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the Complutense University of Madrid.
Those who seek professional help for problems such as agoraphobia, social phobia, acrophobia, cinophobia or other similar psychological disorders linked to fear and distress, may find this professional a great help in overcoming these psychological barriers.
- Cecilia Martín is available at her Psicode practice, located at Calle Miguel Ángel nº 7, Madrid.
- If you want to access their contact details, click here.
5. Laura Palomares
The psychologist Laura Palomares is part of the management team of Avance Psicologos, a psychotherapy clinic located in the Goya neighborhood of which she is co-founder and which has more than 20 years of experience.
As an expert in phobias and other anxiety related disorders, Laura Palomares can assist people who experience problems in relating or being exposed to unexpected situations due to fear that generate certain stimuli or events, especially if they have to do with sexuality or exposure to intimate situations. She has a degree in Psychology from the UAM, and a Master’s degree in Sexology from the Institute of Sexology in Madrid, and is a trainer in Sexology from the Institute of Sexological Sciences by InCiSex, among other qualifications.
- Avance Psicólogos is located at 165 Alcalá Street.
- On this page you will find their contact details.
6. Santiago Cid
Santiago Cid is the Director of the Santiago Cid Psychology Center (located in the Ríos Rosas neighborhood) and a psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy applied to anxiety disorders, among which phobias stand out.
This professional applies the principles of one of the most scientifically validated variants of psychotherapy to intervene on phobias both from the field of ideas and beliefs and from the field of behaviour and motor response to situations of fear or intense anxiety.
As for his training, he has a degree in Psychology from the Universidad Pontifica de Salamanca and a Master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, among other specialist qualifications.
- The Santiago Cid Center of Psychology is located at 108 Santa Engracia Street.
- To see their contact details, please go to this page.
7. Andrés Quinteros Turinetto
Andrés Quinteros is a psychologist who stands out for his prolonged professional experience in the field of psychological assistance to patients with problems linked to phobias, traumas and other anxiety-linked disorders. In addition to having worked in psychotherapy for more than 20 years, he is the Director of the Centro de Psicología Cepsim, which has several offices throughout Madrid.
He has a degree in Psychology from the National University of Buenos Aires, a Master’s degree in Clinical, Legal and Forensic Psychology, and has dedicated a good part of his professional career to researching the psychological impact of living in extreme situations, such as harassment or domestic violence.
- Click here if you are interested in contacting this professional.
8. Rosa Melgar Moreno
Rosa Melgar is a psychologist specialized in the clinical and health field, and has a lot of experience in disorders related to anxiety and distress crises. She has a degree in Psychology from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from the same institution. She is also trained in EMDR therapy, used with problems associated with anxiety and trauma, as well as in cognitive-behavioral therapy and Mindfulness.
This professional with almost 20 years of experience in therapy attends mainly to adults to treat problems such as social phobia and specific phobias, generalized anxiety, depression, psychological trauma and self-esteem problems, as well as couple crises.
- Rosa Melgar has her practice in the Aluche neighborhood (on Calle de Tembleque).
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9. Begoña Fernández
The General Health Psychologist Begoña Fernández Seco is the Director of the Centro de Psicología Begoña Fernández, and has more than 15 years of professional experience attending to patients.
She specializes in Third Generation Therapies, which are not only focused on mitigating the symptoms linked to the disorder, but also on creating patterns of thought and behavior that allow us to accept and avoid situations of discomfort or exposure to life’s imperfections.
As for her training, this psychologist has a degree in Psychology from the University of Deusto, a Master’s degree in Psychodrama Therapy (School of Psychotherapy and Psychodrama) and a Master’s degree in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Bertrand Russell Center for Psychology), among other qualifications. On the other hand, this professional offers the possibility of doing therapy in Spanish or English.
- His psychology centre is at 93 Fuencarral Street.
- If you want to know more about this psychologist visit this page.
10. Mª Jesús Andrés Pérez
Mª Jesús Andrés Pérez is a psychologist and founder of the Centro de Psicología Psicomaster. She has a degree in Psychology from the UNED, a Master’s degree in Clinical Cognitive-Behavioral-Social Psychology (from ASETECCS) and holds the European Certificate of Clinical Expert in EMDR from the EMDR Europe Association and the Certificate of Specialist in Psychotherapy accredited by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA).
In addition, this professional can care for patients of all ages, from childhood and adolescence to adulthood and old age.
- The Psicomaster Psychology Centre is at 32 O’Donnell Street.
- To see their contact details, click here.