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The World Health Organization defines mental health as "a state of well-being in which a person can achieve self-fulfillment, overcome the normal stresses of life, perform productive work and contribute to the life of his or her community".

If you feel stressed, anxious, depressed, have relationship or addiction problems, or suffer from a mental disorder that prevents you from enjoying life, do not hesitate to consult one of our mental health and wellness professionals in Barcelona at the clinic or by videoconsultation.

They will listen to you and offer you personalized and comprehensive care so that you can regain your balance.

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Our psychology and psychiatry services

Managing anxiety

Anxiety can become disabling and incompatible with daily life when it becomes unjustifiably and chronically important.

Management of post-traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder, can affect anyone, including children, and significantly reduces the quality of life of the person affected.


At the Turó Park Medical Clinic, our psychiatrists welcome you in a warm and caring environment to listen to your suffering, make a diagnosis and prescribe appropriate care.

Treatment of eating disorders

Eating disorders are a disturbance in the relationship with food, significantly affecting both physical health and psychosocial adaptation.

Ericksonian Hypnosis

If you are suffering from physical ailments, addiction problems or emotional difficulties, Ericksonian hypnosis can help you find resources to overcome your problem.

Managing bipolar disorder

People with bipolar disorder experience their emotions with excessive intensity and sometimes have difficulty controlling them, which often leads to difficulties in fulfilling their professional and social obligations.

NLP Therapy

Considered as a brief therapy, NLP helps to change the way an individual perceives their environment in order to achieve their goals.

Mental health is as important as physical health!

Our mental health and wellbeing professionals are here to listen to you and offer you personalised and comprehensive care so that you can regain your balance.


Mental health goes beyond the absence of mental disorders

Apart from not having a mental disorder, mental health translates into a psychic, emotional and cognitive well-being that allows people to face life's trials without difficulty and to develop fully on a daily basis.

By practicing regular physical activity, having a rich social life and developing one's spirituality, it is possible to improve one's mental health and find an emotional and psychological balance that allows one to feel fulfilled.

However, different circumstances can lead to the appearance of psychological disorders, often non-pathological and intermittent, such as difficulties sleeping or controlling one's emotions.

According to the WHO, one person in three will suffer from mental health problems (more or less serious) during his or her lifetime.

Types of mental illness

Mental illness manifests itself as changes in a person's thinking, mood or behaviour that cause distress or suffering.

There are several forms of mental illness such as :

No matter what form your problem takes, if you are experiencing distress and are starting to have difficulty carrying out your daily activities, don't wait to seek help from a professional.

Who should you consult a specialist if you have a mental health problem?

Do you suffer from a mental imbalance, a malaise or a mental health problem and you don't know who to consult? You can start by making an appointment with a general practitioner so that he or she can refer you to the most suitable professional.

If you wish, you can also choose to consult directly with a psychologist, psychiatrist or other type of therapist.

Pyschiatrists and psychologists

Both the psychiatrist and the psychologist are mental health specialists, but only the former is a medical doctor specializing in psychiatry. As a physician, the psychiatrist is therefore able to issue prescriptions and work stoppages.

A psychiatrist may be a general practitioner or a specialist in a discipline such as child psychiatry, gerontopsychiatry, or marital psychiatry.

A psychologist, on the other hand, is a professional who has studied psychology. They do not prescribe medication, work stoppage, or additional tests, but they can refer you to a psychiatrist if they discover symptoms that go beyond their expertise.

Complementary therapists

By definition, a therapist is a professional who treats patients with therapy. He or she is not a doctor but a companion.

There are different types of therapists addressing a large number of pathologies and disorders, both physical and psychological:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Aromatherapist
  • Phytotherapist
  • Hypnotherapist

These therapists are generally associated with other professionals practicing in the field of alternative medicine such as naturopathy, sophrology, meditation, acupuncture, reflexology, or homeopathy.

Integrative medicine, a holistic approach to health care

In the United States and in more and more countries around the world, conventional Western medicine is increasingly associated with different therapeutic approaches such as acupuncture, hypnosis, homeopathy, or naturopathy. The idea here is to treat the globality of individuals, taking into account both the physical symptoms and the psychic and energetic component of each patient.

This integrative approach to medicine seems to be bearing fruit, especially in cases of chronic diseases or mental disorders, and more and more doctors are choosing to integrate complementary therapies to more conventional medical treatments.

At Turó Park Clinics, we have chosen to integrate "scientific" Western medicine, natural medicines such as acupuncture and lifestyle therapies such as sports, stress management therapies, nutrition and life coaching in order to offer each of our patients personalized and effective solutions.

Our mental health specialists

Dr. Elvira Herrería

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David Chevalier

Psychotherapist & Gestalt therapist
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Dr. Ferran Molins

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Neus Valencia

Integrative Relational Therapist
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Our answers to the most frequently asked questions about psychology and psychiatry

What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

The psychologist has a university degree in psychology. It is a regulated profession. The main difference with the psychiatrist is that he cannot issue a medical prescription and that he has not studied medicine, so he is not authorised to make medical diagnoses.

Who to turn to in case of depression?

The general practitioner or psychiatrist will first make a diagnosis to determine the type of depression you have. They may also seek the advice of a psychologist who will suggest certain tests and an interview to assess your difficulties in qualitative and quantitative terms.

When to consult a psychiatrist?

It is advisable to consult a psychiatrist if you are suffering from a serious disorder (psychosis, bipolar disorder, etc.), if you need follow-up medication, or if there is a risk of suicide.

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