Gemma Peralta

Gemma Peralta
Degree in Psycology
  • Degree in Clinical Psychology  (April 1988).
  • Postgrade in education of patients carried out in Grimmentz (Switzerland, october 1991).
  • Master degree in Behavioral Medicine a psychological intervention (2004-2006).
  • Master degree in Education in Diabetes at the University of Barcelona (2017).
  • Clinical Psichologist in “Centro de Psicoterapia” in Barcelona (1988 a 1990) .
  • Clinical Psichologist of the Fundació Rossend Carrasco i Formiguera (1991 to the present) part-time work.
  • Group psychotherapist in l´Associació d´Esclerosi Múltiple de Barcelona (1992 to the present) part-time work.

Publications

  • Figuerola, D; Peralta, G: Manejo del paciente con Diabetes Mellitus no insulinodependiente. Medicine 1994;6: 23-32.
  • Peralta G: ” Vivir con Diabetes”. En Diabetes. Figuerola D (ed).,1997 pgs.221-233. Barcelona. Masson
  • Presentation in the second Congress of the Catalan Association of Diabetes, of a study carried out on Strategies to face Diabetes, in an oral communication.
  • Presentation of poster in the third Congress of the Diabetes Association, on locus of control and diabetes.
  • Peralta G.: Depresión y diabetes. Avances en diabetologia. Marzo 2007.
  • Peralta G.: Intervención psicológica en las pérdidas de peso. Revista de la asociación de dietistas. Octubre 2007.

Teaching

  • Classes of Psychology and Diabetes in training program for Diabetes Educators, Hospital Creu Roja of Barcelona, (1986-97).
  • Teacher in the courses of the Departament  of Health Education, Ministry of Health of the Province of Mendoza, Argentina. (1995-2001).
  • Classes of Psychology and Diabetes to U.A.B in the Master degree in Behavioral Medicine (1995-to present).
  • Classes of Comunication with the diabetic Patient, in course of Post-grade of Infirmary of the University to Barcelona.(1997-present).
  • Classes of Psychology and Diabetes in the courses provided by  Fundació Rossend Carrasco i Formiguera, for traning program for health staff.(1991-to present).
  • Classes of Training to Primary Care Centers of Barcelona and countries on education for crhonic patients in group. (1997-to present).
  • Briefings with the Diabetes Associations in Barcelona, Girona, L’Hospitalet and Tarragona on the psychologist aspects of Diabetes.
  • Classes of  Psychologist Training in to weight loss, in University Gimbernat, of Master degree of Nutrition and Dietetics.(2005-to present).

Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English.