Laura Calabrò

Psychologist & Psychotherapist, expert in fashion psychologyLondon, United Kingdom
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Laura Calabrò

Psychologist & Psychotherapist, expert in fashion psychologyLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Highly trained psychologist with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in educational, counselling and therapy area. Licensed in Italy (since 2013), with expertise in body image and self-esteem issues, personality disorders, and eating disorders. Founder of Psicostyle (2016-present) a unique project applying clinical psychology into fashion to prevent body image, self-esteem and identity issues, doing individual counseling and directing some workshops as well as building and managing its Website and Social network platforms.
Projects
  • PsicostyleFrom a blog platform to promoting empowering activities. Clinical psychology meets fashion psychology to empower people, changing their attitude towards fashion & create a new perspective in the fashion industry, enhancing sustainability, inclusivity, and healthy choices.
  • Free your body-workshopThree weekly meetings workshop to enhance personal awareness about body-image, self-esteem level, communication skills, identity, and its relation with fashion choices and attitudes. The workshop took place in June 2019, inside the psy-coworking area of Centro Clinico Psicologia Torino.
  • About Fashion Psychology-Event for PsicoAperitivo, assaggi di psicologia in TurinHosted by PsicoAperitivo, assaggi di psicologia (monthly event about psychology, at Blah Blah Bar) to discuss fashion psychology, in November 2017.
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Work history
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    Clinical Psychologist and Adlerian PsychotherapistCentro Clinico Psicologia Torino
     - Turin, ItalyFreelance
    Proficient use of clinical interviews, observational techniques and psycho-diagnostic tests collecting patients data personalities and disorders. Identified and developed therapeutic plans based on clients' need, using the Adlerian approach. Counseled individuals, dealing with crisis situations, implementing their wellness state. Especially during the pandemic, participating into the first Italian project of free counselling service for COVID-19 psychological emergency. Specialist in exploring the fashion environment with a psychological prospective, promoting inclusivity and personality expression through it. Achieved to realize and direct the first workshop about the identity development, working on the awareness of self-esteem, body image and self-efficacy patterns to build a personal style and self-wellness.
Skills
  • Critical Analysis
  • Communication
  • Curiosity
  • Resilience
Education
    MSc Applied Psychology in FashionLondon College of Fashion, UAL
    London, United Kingdom
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    Diploma PsychotherapyScuola Adleriana di Psicoterapia
     - Turin, Italy
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