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Gaia Polloni2021-04-04T19:03:15+02:00

Dr. Gaia Polloni

Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Clinical Sexologist

BSc, MSc, CPsychol, DClinPsy, ECPS

Dr. Gaia Polloni is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with the Italian Psychological Society, Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Associate Fellow with the British Psychological Society, a registered Clinical Sexologist with FISS (Italian Federation of Scientific Sexology) and a Chartered European Psycho-sexologist (ECPS, European Certified Psycho-sexologist).

She is a teacher at the Psychotherapy Training schools “Centro Terapia Cognitiva” of Como and of Turin, at the Sexology School A.I.S.P.A. in Milan and at other courses, such as the Master in Sexology by Giunti Psychometrics in Florence. She is also an EMDR Therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), she is certified “Expert in Andrology” by the Italian Andrology Society (SIA) and a member of the Scientific Committee of “Europa Uomo”, an Association for the information of Prostatic diseases.

Expertise and Dedication to her job

After graduating in Psychology (BSc) at London Metropolitan University of London, she continued her studies in Italy, obtaining an MSc in Clinical Psychology at Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele in Milan. Afterwards, she trained for four years at Istituto Ricerca e Formazione of Florence and became a Clinical Sexologist and for four years at Centro Terapia Cognitiva in Como, becoming a Psychotherapist, graduating summa cum laude. She is highly specialized in the treatment of Trauma and Dissociative Disorders (EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Intensive Training with Dr. Kathy Steele).

As a Couple Therapist, she trained in Couple Therapy approaches renowned both nationally (Couple Therapy with Dr. Maurizio Dodet) and internationally, such as in EFT (Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy) with Dr. Sue Johnson and in the Gottman Method. Moreover, she is an expert of LGBTQIA+ issues.
Dr. Gaia Polloni is author and co-author of several scientific articles and a very active speaker at congresses. She is often a guest on TV programs and Radio shows.

Having lived both in the UK and in the US for many years, she is bilingual and practices in English on a daily basis.

Specialties:

Today she practices privately both in Como and Milan
providing psychotherapy to individuals and couples, both in English and in Italian.

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Gaia Polloni is a permanent guest as Psychotherapist and Sexologist on the Podcast Sex Box of Rete Tre, Radiotelevisione Svizzera, available on all the major platforms.

Experience and expertise

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years of specific training
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years of clinical experience
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years as a teacher in psychotherapy and sexology schools
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times speaker at national and international congresses
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scientific publications as author and co-author

Gaia Polloni is an active member
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