Gemma Fenton completed her degree in psychology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1999 and went on to work with the Department of Child and Adolescent Neurological and Psychiatric Sciences at the University of Rome where she completed her training as a Psychologist. She completed a qualification in “Family Mediation” in 2001.
In 2007 she achieved Chartered Clinical Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society. Since then she has completed courses in Supervision both at the University of Sheffield and at the University of Southampton. She has been providing supervision to diverse staff groups such as assistant psychologists, trainee Clinical Psychologists and Mental health Nurses since 2005. She has completed courses in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Systemic Family therapy and Trauma Focused CBT.
In 2009 she began working with Child and Adolescent Mental Health on the Isle of Wight which has given her a wealth of experience in working with children, adolescents, parents and staff groups. She is skilled in the provision of individual sessions, group work, consultation and training. She has been working as a Counsellor with the Counselling and Wellbeing Service at the European University Institute since 2016. Her working languages are English and Italian.
Elisabetta Miglietta is a chartered Clinical Psychologist with the Italian Psychological Society. After graduating in Psychology (BSc) at the University of Florence, she continued her studies in Italy, Obtaining a Master’s Degree with honours at the University of Bologna. Afterwards, she completed a Ph.D. in Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Verona, receiving the title of European Doctor. Elisabetta has worked in a variety of settings, including academia, general hospitals, community mental health services for adults, oncology services, and private practice. In her previous position, she worked for the Section of Psychiatry of the University of Verona and for the Unit of Psychosomatic and Clinical Psychology of the University-Hospital of Verona. She also spent working periods at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience of the King’s College of London in 2013 and at the Unit of Social and Community Psychiatry of the Queen Mary University of London in 2017, where she conducted scientific activities on themes concerning mental health. She has worked mainly with adults and young adults. Specialty areas include depression; mood disorders; relationships issues; anxiety disorders and psychosomatic problems. Her additional interests are in multicultural clinical psychology and at the moment she is also specializing in Cognitive Psychotherapy. In her practice, she delivers Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other evidence-based approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Meta-Cognitive Therapy (MCT); Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). She published scientific contributions in the field of mental health and presented her work at varying international conferences. Her working languages are Italian and English.