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The 9 best psychologists in Barcelona

The 9 best psychologists in Barcelona

June 12, 2024

Barcelona is one of the most important cities in Spain, and, in the field of Psychology, there are many proper names that, due to their great experience in the professional field and their excellent work, should be taken into account.

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The best psychologists in Barcelona

We have prepared a list with the 9 most outstanding psychology professionals in Barcelona , who practice in the different fields of this discipline (Clinical and Health Psychology, Psychology of Organizations, Legal Psychology, etc.).

1. Sònia Algueró

Sonia Algueró is one of the most recognized psychotherapists in Barcelona . She is a clinical psychologist, founder and technical director of the Mensalus Institute and director of the Master of Integrative Psychotherapy that the same center teaches with the Rey Juan Carlos University.


He has a long career in the psychotherapeutic field, and is one of the most prominent figures in the field of mental health throughout the country. He decided to found Mensalus 35 years ago, and has made this center one of the best psychology clinics in Spain.

In addition, she lectures and is the author of the Practical Guide to Psychotherapy, among many other articles and publications.

If you want to contact her, you can do it by clicking on this link.

2. Marisa Parcerisa

Marisa Parcerisa is a leading psychologist in Barcelona. She is founder and Director of PsicoTools , center of Psychology and Personal Growth of reference in the upper area of ​​Gràcia, Vallcarca and Sant Gervasi.


He is a specialist in EMDR and ICV therapies, with which he performs therapeutic approaches with very satisfactory results and which have earned him the recognition of patients.

Marisa is known for being a very prepared and versatile therapist, close and empathetic with patients, capable of treat children, adolescents and adults in disorders such as: anxiety, panic attack, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, phobias, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder or emotional dependence. In addition, she specializes in eating disorders that work together with her medical and nutritional team.

Marisa Parcerisa is a member of the Spanish EMDR Association and participates in the EMDR working group in the Col.legi Oficial de Psicologia de Catalunya. If you want to contact Marisa, you can do it by clicking here.


3. Jonathan García-Allen

Jonathan García-Allen is one of the most versatile psychologists in Barcelona. He is an expert in the Psychology of organizations and in the fields related to well-being and personal development . He graduated from the University of Barcelona and, subsequently, he made several postgraduate degrees, among which are Human Resources, Sports Psychology, Emotional Intelligence and Coaching.

He is founder (along with Bertrand Regader and Adrián Triglia) of Psychology and Mind, the most visited Spanish-language health magazine with 9.5 million visits per month, where he serves as communications director and performs digital marketing functions for psychologists. In addition, he is the founder of TeamLogics, a Human Resources consultancy specializing in personnel selection, training and psychological interventions to improve the work environment, the health of workers and the performance of the company.

He also serves as director of Human Resources at LogicMedia, a digital media group, and has been an R + D + I consultant at Iberostar, as an expert in Team Building . He is co-author of one of the most successful psychology dissemination works: Psychologically speaking.

4. Sònia Cervantes

Sònia Cervantes is one of the most well-known psychologists not only in Barcelona but also in Spain , due to her role as a psychologist in the television program "Big Brother". Her role in this program is to guide and reeducate troubled teenagers and their families. She works as a clinical psychologist and, in addition to her participation in the television network Cuatro, she is also a lecturer and author of two books. Live with a teenager Y Do you live or survive?. Sònia Cervantes has an exceptional therapeutic and editorial career.

5. Carmen Torrado

From your query on Pau Claris street, right in the center of Barcelona (neighborhood of the Eixample), the psychologist Carmen Torrado offers some psychological assistance services that stand out for their effectiveness.

Carmen Torrado is a psychologist who specializes in personal growth and self-esteem.From positive psychology, help your patients (adolescents and adults) to know themselves, accept and learn from the mistakes made to advance and solve personal problems, as a couple, family and work in their consultations of Vilanova i la Geltrú and Barcelona. He is a journalist and lecturer and has collaborated in various magazines and radio and television programs of different media (Cadena Ser, Mediaset, ETB, etc.).

6. Ignasi Llorach

Another psychologist with great projection and a long career as a psychotherapist is Ignasi Llorach, who currently works as a psychology professional at the Mensalus Institute. He graduated from the University of Barcelona, ​​and then he studied the Master in Integrative Psychotherapy of the Mensalus Institute and the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid, considered one of the best masters in Psychology, the Postgraduate in Coaching of the Mensalus Institute and the Master in International Marketing of EADA. He is an expert in therapy for adults and adolescents , and its influence in this field has gained momentum in recent years thanks to its excellent professional work.

7. María Palacín

Dr. María Palacín Lois is one of the most important social psychologists in Barcelona. She is a tenured professor at the University of Barcelona and is an expert in team development and group management. He has an extensive and distinguished professional career and is president of the Spanish Society of Psychotherapy and Group Techniques . In addition to her great work in different areas of social psychology, she has been a collaborating psychologist in TV production companies such as Gestmusic, participating in such important television programs as "Operación Triunfo".

8. Mertxe Pasamontes

Mertxe Pasamontes has an outstanding and versatile role in the field of psychotherapy and personal growth.

She introduces herself as a Change Manager. His influence as a therapist and coach has been increasing in recent years , especially after undertaking solo work and entering the world of new technologies, where he writes on his blog and offers online courses. Mertxe is the author of the book Calm your mind Master your anxiety. She is a professional of exceptional trajectory to follow very closely.

9. Antonio Andrés Pueyo

Antonio Andrés Pueyo is psychologist and professor at the University of Barcelona (UB), Professor of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment , Director of the Master's Degree in Juridical and Forensic Psychology of the UB and Director of the Advanced Studies Group on Violence of the same university institution. Within the field of criminal and forensic psychology he is a recognized consultant of the Institute of Forensic Psychology (IPF). He is the author of several books such as Manual of Differential Psychology published by McGraw-Hill or Intelligence and Cognition of editions Paidós.


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