Dr Daria Bonanno is an experienced consultant clinical psychologist with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and health care industry. She provides psychological support to patients and carers in Hertfordshire who have experienced significant psychological distress related to their experience of cancer or other end of life conditions.
She is trained and skilled in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), ACT, Mindfulness and Group-Analytic Therapy. Part of her role includes delivering clinical supervision to a range of experienced and senior health care professionals. She has a special interest in assessing suitability of patients opting for elective surgery and a strong research background, with international publications.
He has been on the NICE Guidelines Committee for the treatment of brain tumours, has published over 60 papers of original research and written chapters and textbooks on brain tumours.
He also works at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He is active in teaching and training and organises a yearly course on Neuro-oncology for health professionals. He lectures widely to doctors, surgeons, patient groups, GPs and other health professionals and is on the Executive Council of the British Neuro-oncology Society. His research interests include MRI scanning of gliomas and time to diagnosis of brain tumours.