Dr. J. M. Sánchez- Moyano Lea, obtained his Medical Degree at University of Cádiz, later obtaining his specialty in Psychiatry in England (London and Gloucestershire), where he spent 6 years.
This way he follows the steps of his father, Dr. Juan Sánchez Moyano, neuropsychiatrist and phorensic psychiatrist, first Clinical Director of the Mental Health Services at the “Campo de Gibrabaltar” and later recognized with the “San Raimundo de Peñafort Cross” for his outstanding career.
In 1999 he started his own private practice, later becoming a consultant for the Psychiatric Services at the Andalusian Health Services (SAS). He acts as a consultant for the andalusian and central goverments, assessing and treating mentally ill patients, both at the Botafuegos Prison and La Marchenilla Youth Detention Center in Algeciras.
Specialized in Medico Legal/Phorensic Psychiatry, he asseses on medico legal reports, both to lawyers (and their clients) as well as to Magistrates in Court.
In the last few years, he has increased his private practice, becoming a team member of various clinics in the “Costa del Sol”, Humanline Clinic (Sotogrande), The Medical Centre (San Pedro de Alcántara), International High Care Hospital, Hospital Quirón Marbella, Therapy Associates Marbella, visiting patients of many nationalities.
Co-therapist for the Addiction programmes at Camino Recovery and High Care.
Although his interest is mainly the clinical practice, he has participated in scientific publications, investigation as well as collaboration in radio and television.
He lives with his wife and son. Enjoys sports and cookery in his spare time (the little left he has got!) and later watching scoring goals to the left footed at home – son Daniel.
Assessment of adult mental health using a bio-psycho-social approach (identifying the influence of biological, psychological and social factors involved in the development and maintenance of the illness), which will enhance an accurate diagnosis and best individualized treatment.
From here the best treatment choice will be decided; just psychotherapy or combined with the least possible medication.
A diagnosis of dementia affects both the person with the condition and those close to them. An early diagnosis gives you both the best chance to prepare and plan for the future, as well as receive any treatment that may be possible.
With treatment and support, many people are able to lead active, fulfilling lives.
Adolescence is an important time in the development of our children, so it becomes crucial to understand the different stages and changes that occur at a biological, psychological and social level.
Nowadays, adolescents are often exposed to multiple stress and risk factors. Because of this they may develop emotional problems that will require a specialist attention.
Drug addiction is a dependence on an illegal drug or a medication. When you're addicted, you may not be able to control your drug use and you may continue using the drug despite the harm it causes. Drug addiction can cause an intense craving for the drug. You may want to quit, but most people find they can't do it on their own.
For many people, what starts as casual use leads to drug addiction. Drug addiction can cause serious, long-term consequences, including problems with physical and mental health, relationships, employment and the law.
Psychotherapy is a general term for treating mental health problems by talking with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other mental health provider. During psychotherapy, you learn about your condition and your moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviors.
Psychotherapy helps you learn how to take control of your life and respond to challenging situations with healthy coping skills.
Medico Legal Reports
Experience gained from working for many years preparing medico legal reports based on psychiatric evaluation for lawyers and the court. The service includes background reading and analysis, client interview, report preparation and review. Where necessary I will be able to follow this with an expert witness appearance in court. Accredited expert witness of the Cádiz Medical Council.
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