Désirée Gonzalo, Ph.D.

Psychological Counselor

Désirée Gonzalo is a chartered clinical psychologist currently working with college populations in Prague. Originally a Neuroscience graduate from Sussex University with a postgraduate and postdoctoral background in brain research from University College London and Hamburg University, respectively. She later obtained a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Psychiatry (King's College London). In 2008 Désirée moved to Prague, where she has been working as a private therapist, lecturer and researcher as well as a college counselor. She has written and contributed to popular articles about mental health and expat communities published in magazines Kazal and Expats.cz. Over the years she has also pursued her personal interests in film, music, social issues, script-writing, poetry, and alternative education.