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Dr Daniela Melamed

Clinical Psychologist & Associate

Daniela is a Clinical Psychologist who completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of East Anglia. She has experience working in New York and in England in various clinical and research settings, including inpatient, outpatient, and community services. Daniela has experience working with children, young people and adults across the lifespan with a range of difficulties, including eating disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, low self-esteem, and individuals living with chronic physical health conditions. Daniela currently works in the NHS in a specialist paediatric neurology service.

Daniela works collaboratively and compassionately with clients aiming to create a safe and non-judgmental space to explore and work through their difficulties. Daniela uses a person-centred approach, carefully considering individuals’ cultural context. She draws on a range of evidence-based therapies in her practice, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness and systemic approaches.

Daniela has a specialist interest in the integration of physical and mental health. Her research interests include understanding the links between mental health difficulties and quality of life and understanding the relationship between social media usage and mental health. She also has a particular interest in understanding mental health cross culturally.

Daniela is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of East Anglia
MSc Clinical Mental Health Sciences, University College London
BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Bath

HCPC Registration (PYL040387)
BPS Chartered Member (414150)

Solmi, F., Melamed, D., Lewis, G., & Kirkbride, J. B. (2018). Longitudinal associations between psychotic experiences and disordered eating behaviours in adolescence: a UK population- based study. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, 2(8), 591-599.