DR. JOSEP SALAVERT
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Medical Doctor with Honors at University Hospital Vall d’Hebron – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Medical Doctor with Honors at University Hospital Vall d’Hebron – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Completed his training in psychiatry at Benito Menni Mental Health Hospital in Sant Boi de Llobregat, Barcelona. Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and Psychotherapy at the Health Education and Training Foundation of the Official College of Physicians of Madrid. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy graduate at the University of Barcelona. PhD in Psychiatry at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Master’s degree in Neurosciences and Master theses in Physiology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Continuous training in different psychotherapeutic approaches (mindfulness, CCT, brief and solution-focused therapies).
Since 2007 he works in AVANZA center dedicated to the treatment of children, adolescents and adults. His areas of special interest are: Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (on which he developed his doctoral thesis), Mood and Anxiety disorders and Psychotic disorders.
He worked as a child and adolescent psychiatrist in the area of pediatrics at the General Hospital of Catalunya from 2007 to 2009. Senior associate psychiatrist in the Integrative Psychiatry Unit of both Sant Rafael and University Hospital Vall d’Hebron (UIPA) since its inauguration (2005/2006). He was formerly responsible for the hospitalization process and for the house officers brief psychiatric hospitalisation program, later moving to the Child psychiatry Mental Health Unit of the same department, where he is now working as unit coordinator.
He has published regularly in international scientific journals of psychiatry and is currently responsible for child psychiatry and adult psychiatry research at Hospital Sant Rafael. He is an independent reviewer for international scientific journals in the field.