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Cristina Girod de la Malla


A psychologist specializing in psychological intervention in periods of crisis. She worked with the General Council of Psychology of Spain in psychological care during the 2020 pandemic. She has carried out volunteer work in associations working with patients with Alzheimer's disease. She currently works with digital media, writing and editing content related to psychology.

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Graduated in Psychology from the National University of Distance Education (2017), she has a Master's degree in Psychological Intervention and Mental Health Update from the Distance University of Madrid (2019) and a Master's degree in Psychological Intervention in Crisis, Emergencies, and Catastrophes in collaboration with the Autonomous University of Madrid and the Red Cross (2021). Membership number: M-35509. She did her university internships and volunteered at the Association of Relatives of Alzheimer's Patients in Parla (Madrid). She has taken several courses, including Psychological First Aid (Johns Hopkins University, 2016), The Dependency Law, Theoretical and Practical Approach (UNED, 2016), Depression and how to treat it (UNED, 2016), Stimulation in Alzheimer's Disease and Communication and Language in Alzheimer's Disease (Universidad de León, 2017) and Prevention of Self-Harm and Suicide: Empowerment of primary health care professionals (PAHO/WHO, 2020). During the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, she worked for the General Council of Psychology of Spain as a psychologist in their telephone service. Her skills as a psychologist are complemented by writing and editing informative articles on mental health, well-being, and psychology in general.

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