Dr Mireia Solerdelcoll Arimany
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Barcelona and specialist in Psychiatry from the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (2015-2019) and undertook a training itinerary focused on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, including a traineeship at the Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program at Zucker Hillside Hospital of New York.
In 2019, she was awarded to conduct a two-year Advanced Training from the Alicia Koplowitz Foundation at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London. Since then, she has been involved in both clinical and research activities, working as an Honorary Specialist Registrar in Child at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and a researcher of the Experimental Psychopathology and Neuro-Development (ExPAND) Group and The English and Romanian Adoptees (ERA) Study, both led by Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke. Her research focuses on evaluating the effect of early adverse experiences, such as severe institutional deprivation, on mental health, neurodevelopmental and functional outcomes across the lifespan.
Moreover, she is involved in academic activities of the Maudsley Training Programme in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and has completed several advanced training courses such as Autism Diagnostic Observational Schedule–2 (ADOS-2), Incredible Years Parenting Program and Mentalization-Based Treatment for Adolescence, and collaborates as a co-lead of the clinical skills module of the MSc in Child & Adolescent Mental Health at the IoPPN, King's College London.
Currently, Dr Mireia Solerdelcoll is a PhD candidate and holds a fellowship for specialization and research in child and adolescent psychiatry, which allows her to continue collaborating in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Centre for the Developing Brain.
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Neurodevelopmental Disorders
- Clinical High Risk of Psychosis
- Early Adversity
- Impact of early institutionalization and foster care on children’s mental health and well-being
- Child Protection
Experimental Psychopathology and Neuro-Development (ExPAND) Group, based in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at King’s College London. The lab focuses on understanding neuro-developmental disorders and mental health conditions across the lifespan.
- Since September 2019, Academic Supervisor of the MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
- Since September 2020, Co-lead of the Clinical Skills Module of the MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, delivering Diagnosis & Formulation lectures and workshops.
Expertise and Public Engagement
- PhD candidate in Medicine and Traslational Research Programme at the University of Barcelona.
- As part of the Continuous Training Area of the Association of Scientists of the Alicia Koplowitz Foundation, she is involved in running and delivering training activities in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology for Spanish trainees and fellows.
- Affiliated teaching staff of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC).
- Lead coordinator of the high-risk working group of the ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology.