Ms Aylen VielmaCLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, BSc (Hons) MSc DClinPsy
Mondays and Thursdays
Initial consultation £100
Follow up consultations £70
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Aylen is a certified and fully qualified specialist in Clinical Psychology, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council UK, the Gibraltar Medical Registration Board and other relevant European Psychology Associations and professional regulators like COP, EMDR Europe and SE Europe.
She has been working in Gibraltar for 20 years offering public and private services as a committed citizen and supporting charity causes. She has over twenty five years of progressive professional experience, extensive academic, research and supervised clinical training accomplished with distinctions and continued professional development.
Aylen provides individual assessment, diagnosis and psychological therapies for adults of different personal circumstances and from diverse nationalities and social-cultural backgrounds.
She predominantly works with Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing (SE) and a biopsychosocial and integrative framework. These services may be provided in English or Spanish.
Her psychotherapeutic interventions endeavour to assist clients to prevent, reduce and overcome the suffering associated to a wide range of difficulties regarding: trauma, stress, anxiety (panic attacks, phobias, social anxiety, health anxiety, OCD, PTSD and dissociation), depression, loss and bereavement, anger management, habits and character traits, psychological reactions associated to medical conditions, life changes, relationships, work related stress, bullying at work and burnout, adjustment reactions to life events or adverse circumstances, etc.
Her expertise is based on collaborating with adult clients on problem solving processes, related to emotions, sensations, thoughts, memories, behaviours and relationships. She carries out a practical and effective assessment and brief treatment plan to achieve mutually agreed objectives within a reasonable time frame. The psychological therapy consists of some sessions to implement the treatment plan based on the case formulation. This comprises reflective and active verbal, emotional and somatic processing, acquisition and application of techniques and strategies, homework and exercises.
In the course of the therapeutic process, Aylen fosters a collaborative focused coaching to promote personal growth, awareness and development of personal virtues and character strengths to assists clients to reach their potential, coping constructively to overcome adversities or to live with some conditions, developing resilience, equanimity, autonomy, feeling more relaxed, confident and fulfilled with themselves, their relationships and life styles.
Aylen facilitates an effective professional liaison with other doctors, specialists and institutions (under client informed consent), whenever inter-professional assistance is required to contribute to a holistic care plan.
The specialized services provided by Aylen are derived from an insightful and competent application of scientific knowledge and systematic psychological techniques, in light of the individual differences. She has developed a comprehensive and practical working style taking into account a range of psychotherapeutic models of intervention to meet the needs and choices of clients.
She is committed to deliver the highest quality of psychological care, offering an integral, thoughtful and ethical professional approach, conducted in a confidential and supportive setting, being centered on the client’s best interest and the promotion of resilience, integral wellbeing and dignity.