Cristina is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the BPS and HCPC registered Psychologist. She has worked in NHS, forensic and educational settings and is currently running a private practice in London. Cristina obtained her BSc in Psychology at the University of Westminster and her chartership and PhD at City University London. Before joining the University, she has been a Lecturer in Counselling Psychology at Kingston University London, Regent’s University London and City University London. She has worked in various auxiliary roles, such as placement coordinator, personal tutor and course leader and she has supervised and examined numerous doctoral theses. Cristina is the Deputy Chair of the Training Committee in Counselling Psychology (TCCP) of the BPS.
My research interests include interpersonal psychology, the dynamics of power and closeness in relating behaviour, relating styles, attachment, parental relating and emotional regulation, relating in different roles, social judgement, scale development/questionnaire design, quantitative and qualitative methods.
Harnagea, C. (2016). The development and validation of the adult recollection of parental relating questionnaire (ARPRQ). Chapter in J. Birtchnell, A. Kalaitzaki & M. Newberry (Eds.). Relating Theory: Clinical, Forensic and other Applications. Palgrave Macmillan.