Dr Sonja Delmonte graduated with a first-class honours degree in Psychology from University College Dublin. She completed a PhD on the neural basis of reward processing in Autism Spectrum Conditions at Trinity College Dublin. Her research was published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented at international conferences.
She obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, at King’s College London. She is a member if the health care professionals' council, a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a member of the BPS division of clinical psychology. Dr Delmonte Sen is a Senior Clinical Psychologist in the NHS and has over 10 years’ experience working with people with mental difficulties, learning difficulties and neurological impairments. In her current post she works with people who have complex physical and mental health problems in a busy central London hospital. She also has specialist skills in working with adults with Autism and or/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. She is involved in staff support, teaching and training of other healthcare professionals and has taught trainee psychologists.
Dr Delmonte is trained in evidence-based therapies including cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness based cognitive therapies, as well as systemic approaches. She has experience in working with people with a range of different needs, including anxiety, low mood, self-esteem issues, emotional regulation and interpersonal difficulties, health and neurodevelopmental conditions. Dr Delmonte regards the development of a safe and trusting relationship as the foundation for therapeutic change. Treatment usually involves the development of a shared understanding of your difficulties so that therapy can be tailored to best suit your needs.