PSYCHOLOGY SERVICE

PSYCHOLOGY SERVICE

Dr. Daniela Lugli Psychologist Dr. Alessandra Papetti Psychologist

 

Professional services for inpatients:
The Psychology Service, coordinated by Dr Daniela Lugli, operates across all the hospital wards and in the day hospital, working in collaboration with physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, nutritionists and dieticians, through pathways of psychological assessment, comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, detailed tests, educational and psychotherapy interventions and neuropsychological assessments. It provides the following services:
•    Psychological consultations
•    Group psychotherapy for obesity
•    Educational lessons on anxiety and stress management
•    Educational lessons on memory problems and training exercises
•    Therapy groups for patients suffering from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
•    Relaxation training and body anxiety management techniques
•    Awareness-raising programmes for smoking cessation
•    Family counselling
•    Psychological support for the elderly and cognitive assessments
•    Professional training for burnout prevention and communication techniques

Private practice services for outpatients:
The psychology service offers psychological, psychotherapy and neuropsychological consultations through specialist visits carried out individually or in conjunction with other professionals in order to tackle the following issues:
•    Anxiety disorders, panic attacks and phobias
•    Depression-related, mood and affective disorders
•    Smoking cessation programmes
•    Eating behaviour disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, uncontrolled eating and obesity
•    Childhood and adolescence issues associated with parenting
•    School-related issues and health education plans
•    Conflict in couples
•    Suspicion of cognitive and behavioural impairment through neuropsychological assessments

Booking
Outpatients can book private practice services:
•    in person at the Outpatients and Diagnostic Imaging Clinic Admission office
•    by phone (tel. 0536 - 42161) Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 6.30 pm and Saturdays from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm