Imperial College London

Dr. Ana Pascual Sanchez

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Clinical Researcher (Fellowship)







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Graduated in Psychology in 2014 at University of Salamanca, Spain. PhD in Psychology in 2020 at the same university. Collaboration scholarship in Personality, Assessment & Psychological Treatment, Faculty of Psychology (2013-2014). She was awarded with the extraordinary Prize of Degree.

She completed her training as a Clinical Psychologist at Ramon y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain (2015-2019), and was awarded with the medical area end of residency extraordinary award. She also completed a two year fellowship (2019-2021) in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology at Imperial College London. She did an extern rotation at Brief Therapy Center & Strategic Family Therapy Center at the Mental Research Institute of Palo Alto, California, as well as other specific placements in child and adolescent mental health centres and personality disorders. She completed a child an advanced Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychoterapy training (SEPYPNA, 600h), an expert course in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and serveral specific courses in the area of childhood and adolescence, including ADOS-2, ADI-R, Incredible Years, DBT, MBT or IPT. 

She has collaborated in different research projects and she was also invited to give some lectures in postgraduate courses. She is an author of several national and international scientific papers, as well as book chapters. She has presented more than 60 communications in national and international congress.

Currently, she works as a Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College and as a Clinical Psychologist in Harrow Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CNWL NHS Foundation Trust).



Pascual-Sanchez A, Fernandez-Martin P, Saceda-Corralo D, et al., 2020, Impact of Psychological Intervention in Women with Alopecia Areata Universalis: a Pilot Study, Actas Dermo-sifiliograficas, Vol:111, ISSN:0001-7310, Pages:693-695

Mateu A, Martinez-Herves M, Nicholls D, et al., 2020, Cyberbullying and post-traumatic stress symptoms in UK adolescents, Archives of Disease in Childhood, ISSN:0003-9888

Pascual-Sanchez A, Jenaro C, Manuel Montes J, 2020, Understanding social withdrawal in euthymic bipolar patients: The role of stigma, Psychiatry Research, Vol:284, ISSN:0165-1781

Pascual-Sanchez A, Jenaro C, Manuel Montes-Rodriguez J, 2019, Quality of life in euthymic bipolar patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Journal of Affective Disorders, Vol:255, ISSN:0165-0327, Pages:105-115

Pascual-Sanchez A, Montes-Rodriguez M, Jenaro-Rio C, et al., 2019, Validation of a brief scale for the assessment of distress associated to bipolar disorder, European Journal of Psychiatry, Vol:33, ISSN:0213-6163, Pages:32-37

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