Our Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Valeria Risoli (Italy) helps both children and adults and can provide services in both English and Italian.


Only you can decide when to ask for help. You may think you need support for different reasons. You may feel a little depressed or anxious, you may have difficulty in sleeping, eating, doing daily tasks, you may not find happiness in things you used to love, you may struggle with personal and social relationships, you may face hard times or be overwhelmed by a traumatic event.

Help is available to enable you to find your own strengths and use them to cope with your difficulties, think positively, and finally find harmony, happiness and a sense of wellbeing.

Individual psychological and emotional counselling with a cognitive behavioural approach is provided and family therapy may be very helpful to overcome relational difficulties within the family. Group therapy and training are available as well as pre-employment psychological and cognitive evaluation.


  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Stress and tension
  • Grief and loss
  • Relational Difficulties
  • Anger
  • Self-esteem


Is your child having difficulties at school?

Is he/she forgetful and does he/she not seem to pay attention to what you say?

Does he/she display odd behaviour that you do not fully understand?

Is he/she aggressive toward himself/herself or others?

Does he/she not show you the affection you expect?

If the answer is yes, it’s worth seeking a professional opinion to better comprehend the nature of specific behaviours and difficulties your child may be experiencing. Do not wait hoping that they will change and get better with time. Early diagnosis and prompt intervention are the keys to a better recovery and a therapeutic success.


  • Learning Disorders and other educational concerns
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder – ADHD
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Behavioural Disorders
  • Developmental concerns and delays


A complete psychological and educational assessment, aimed at a full comprehension of the psychological, social, emotional and cognitive skills of your child, will be undertaken which may require up to 5 sessions of observation and interaction with them. Standardised psychometric tests are part of the diagnostic protocol.

The family and the school should be involved in the diagnostic process as much as possible because they are essential parts of the child’s life.

A trusting and collaborative relationship between psychologist, parents and teachers is necessary for the benefit of the child and a better comprehension of his difficulties.

Parents will be provided with a comprehensive clinical report which includes a clear explanation of the diagnostic protocol, results of the tests administered, clinical diagnosis and treatment plan with detailed recommendations to be followed to implement the plan.

The diagnosis is not the end but only the first step of the psychological intervention.


  • Play Therapy
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Social Skills Training
  • Family and parent Counselling
  • Teacher support
Valeria Risoli

Dr. Valeria Risoli


As a licensed and experienced clinical psychologist, I offer psychological counselling, assessment, diagnosis and treatment plans for children, adolescents, families and adults. My goal is to build, together with my clients, a positive, trusting and non-judgmental collaboration to help them look inside themselves, find awareness and their own strengths to overcome any fears and difficulties that may occur in their lives.

I was born and raised in Italy. I hold a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Post Graduate Specialization in Clinical Psychology and Person-Centered Counselling from the University of Parma, Italy.

I am licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in Italy (Albo Psicologi Emilia Romagna) and the U.A.E. (Dubai Health Authority).

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