Thanks to its more than 40,000 inhabitants and the fact that it is one of the most diverse and cutting-edge neighbourhoods in the whole of the capital, Malasaña is one of the best neighbourhoods we can find in Madrid.

As well as a wide range of services related to leisure and cultural life, in Malasaña we can also find a large number of psychologists who are experts in different types of emotional and cognitive disorders to whom we can turn if we see that these disorders are complicating our daily lives.

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It is for this reason that below we will see some of the most recommended psychologists to go to in the Malasaña neighbourhood.

The best professionals offering therapy in the Malasaña neighborhood

We reviewed a list of some of the most recommended psychologists in the area of Malasaña . These psychologists may sometimes specialize in certain types of disorders and problems or age ranges.

It is always necessary to contact first and find out if it fits your patient profile and the specific needs of each case.

1. Begoña Fernández Seco

Begoña Fernández has a degree in Psychology from the University of Deusto since 1992 and, thanks to her almost 30 years of experience in the field of clinical psychology, is one of the best professionals we can find in the Malasaña area.

This psychologist has a master’s degree in psychotherapy and psychodrama and is also an expert in acceptance and commitment therapy and Mindfulness relaxation and meditation techniques. These last techniques are of great help when treating patients with emotional disorders such as anxiety and depression, since they allow the person who knows them to achieve greater self-control of negative emotions and thoughts.

It is worth mentioning that Begoña Fernández’s services also include couple therapy for relationships in times of crisis and to which she can provide conflict resolution skills and training based on empathic and reciprocal communication. In these couple’s sessions, individual psychological problems that can contribute to a damaged couple’s relationship are also taken into account.

  • The private office of this psychologist is located in Calle Fuencarral near the metro stations of Tribunal and Bilbao.
  • You can contact Begoña through her professional profile.

2. Gerardo Castaño Recuero

Gerardo Castaño Recuero is another one of the best psychologists we can find in this vibrant neighborhood of the Madrid community.

This mental health professional graduated from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas in Madrid, one of the most prestigious universities in the country, with a degree in clinical psychology. It is also worth mentioning the postgraduate course in which he was trained in psychoanalytic therapy.

Among the child psychology services offered by Gerardo Castaño, those focused on problems such as learning disorders stand out. Some of these are attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and some emotional disorders such as depression and anxiety caused by bullying situations at school or high school.

It is worth mentioning that it can also help adults who have problems such as panic attacks caused by irrational fears like social phobia or agoraphobia and generalized anxiety disorders.

On their website you can also find an interesting blog where they discuss topics such as eating disorders in childhood or infidelity.

3. Paola Duchên

Paola Duchên is another one of the most recommended psychologists we can find in Malasaña and she is specialized in clinical psychology with a psychoanalytical approach.

She has a degree in Psychology from the Complutense University of Madrid since 1990 and a clinical master’s degree in Psychoanalytical Cutting Therapy, as well as a diploma in psychosomatic medicine.

Thanks to this training, Paola Duchên is one of the best professionals we can find if we need help for problems such as fibromyalgia, hypochondriacal disorders, adaptation disorders and also problems as common as emotional disorders. She can also help couples who are immersed in negative and toxic dynamics due to cellopathy, inability to manage anger and problems with third parties (usually family members).

  • This psychologist is located in Calle Princesa, near the Plaza de los Cubos in the Malasaña district of Madrid.

4. Antonio Ramírez Jiménez

Antonio Ramírez Jiménez is the current director of the Oxígeme Psychotherapy Centre, one of the most recommended centres in Malasaña thanks to the almost 20 years of experience of its director.

This psychologist graduated in Psychology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2002. In his sessions, which follow his own method, which he calls the oxygen process, he integrates life planning, taking into account the present, the past and the future he wants to reach, as well as the work of personal unification and preparation for a therapy centred on the characteristics of the person.

In this way, this psychologist can effectively treat issues such as anxiety disorders, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and low self-esteem problems. This psychologist can also help adolescents with addiction problems as well as inability to manage anger.

  • We can find the Oxígeme center in San Vicente Ferrer street, in Malasaña, Madrid.

5. Concha Hidalgo Esteban

Concha Hidalgo Esteban is the director of the centre Espacio 119 and graduated in Clinical Psychology from the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca.

He also has three masters, one in Analytical and Systemic Cognitive Psychotherapy, a second in Neurosciences and a third in EMDR cutting-edge therapy by the UNED.

Concha Hidalgo focuses her sessions on 4 points in order to recover the emotional stability of the patient. The first is to analyze and evaluate the problems, the second is to find the origin of these conflicts, the third is already the application of the necessary therapeutic approaches (always taking into account the characteristics and needs of her patients) and the fourth is the end of the process, where Concha Hidalgo follows up to make sure that a relapse does not occur.

It can also help people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder or are depressed because of loneliness or grief over the loss of loved ones.

  • You can find the psychotherapy center space 119 in the Princesa street near the metro Plaza España and Ventura Rodriguez, in the neighborhood of Malasaña.