Dr Cristina López-Chertudi

Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist in London

BSc (Hons) MSc (USA) CPsychol (Clin) PsychD (Clin) MSc (PsychTh)

Dr Cristina López-Chertudi areas of expertise:

Professional statement

Dr Cristina López-Chertudi is a highly qualified consultant clinical and health psychologist and systemic family psychotherapist with extensive international experience. She sees patients via e-consultations. She specialises in a wide range of areas including family and couple therapy, mental disorders, anxiety, depression, work-related stress, adaptation to chronic illnesses, self-esteem, unresolved trauma and unresolved grief.
She obtained her psychology BSc Honours Degree in Bilbao, Spain, 1992, a pre-doctoral internship/MSc in Organisational Psychology and Hospital Administration, approved by the American Psychological Association (Maryland, USA, 1993), a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (Surrey, UK, 2004), and a Master’s Degree (MSc) in Systemic Family Psychotherapy (Exeter, UK, 2008).  Furthermore, she has completed the foundation and professional training in Systemic Family Constellations (London, UK, 2011).
With nearly 30 years of experience in the UK National Health Service, Dr López-Chertudi has also worked in private practice, specialising in trauma psychology and providing expert witness assistance for legal cases. She has a diverse clinical background, having worked with various client groups, including adults, families, couples, and adolescents with complex mental health needs and physical illnesses such as HIV-AIDS, chronic pain, ME-CFS, obesity, cancer and post-Covid syndrome.
Dr. López-Chertudi is known for her empathetic and collaborative approach to therapy, grounded in ethical principles and anti-discriminatory practices. She offers a range of therapeutic interventions, including cognitive-behavioural therapy, family/systems therapy, narrative therapy, compassion-focused, acceptance and commitment, and eye movement desensitisation reprocessing.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr López-Chertudi has held leadership positions in clinical health psychology services, providing strategic planning and professional leadership. She also provides clinical supervision for allied health professionals and trainees and has been involved in teaching and research activities, focusing on topics such as coping skills in chronic pain and the efficacy of group interventions.
She is committed to professional development and has been an active member of various professional organisations, including the British Psychological Society, British Association of Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapies and the Association for Family Therapy.

HCPC: PYL17022

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