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Promerits, a leading company in Online Higher Education, offers among its teachings in the field of Psychology, the “University Course of Specialization in PSYCHOSOMATIC CLINIC, which addresses fundamental aspects of Psychotherapy

It contains a course load of 6 ECTS (university credits) that represent150 hours of training.

This University Course is accredited by the European University Miguel de Cervantes (UEMC) together with PROMERITS and the Spanish Association for the Promotion and Development of Psychotherapy (AEFDP)

Psychosomatic is defined as a psychological disorder that generates a physical effect, causing some consequence in the organism.
It can be said, therefore, that a psychosomatic condition originates in the psyche and then manifests itself in the body.
In this course we aim to teach the evaluation and psychotherapeutic approach to psychosomatic illnesses.
In short, the aim is to describe the mechanisms underlying the process of psychosomatic illness, to approach the physiology and functioning of the different physiological systems involved in psychosomatic illnesses, to describe the symptomatology and conflictology underlying psychosomatic illnesses and to see the specificities of psychotherapy with psychosomatic patients.

Specialized training, taught by professionals of recognized prestige in the field of psychology with extensive experience in online training.

At the end of the course, you will be able to apply for three Certificates and/or Diplomas, accredited by the European University Miguel de Cervantes (UEMC), Promerits and the Spanish Association for the Promotion and Development of Psychotherapy (AEFDP).

It is100% Online Training. Students will have at their disposal the virtual campus of the UEMC (European University Miguel de Cervantes), where they will find all the study material necessary to pass the course.

A total 12 classes and 4 additional workshops will be broadcast live via videoconference, the recording of which will be available for viewing at the time chosen by the student.


The path to the subject. Development of the baby. Historical sketch: The Chicago school. The Paris school. Different currents in relation to the psychosomatic fact. Primitive psychosomatic expressions. Mesmerism. Atopic dermatitis. The asthma. The allergic relationship.


Emotion, repression and displacement. Psychobiology of stress. Biological foundations of emotion. Process of getting sick. Passage from conflict to organic lesion. The clinical interview in psychosomatics. Evaluation and diagnosis.


Physiology and function of the immune system. Conflictology of the immune system. Description of the main psychosomatic diseases of this apparatus, evaluation and treatment: autoimmune diseases, lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels.



Physiology and functioning of the digestive system. Conflictology of the digestive system. The digestive system: second brain. Microbiota and its impact on emotions. Description of the main psychosomatic diseases associated with this apparatus, evaluation and treatment: concerning the mouth, stomach, intestine, pancreas, liver, etc.


Physiology and function of the cardiovascular system. Conflictology of the cardiovascular system. Type A behavioral pattern. Description of the main psychosomatic diseases of this apparatus, evaluation and treatment: myocardial infarction, heart rhythm disturbances, valve insufficiency, pericardium, endocardium and various diseases (vasovagal syncope, hermorhagia, Raynaud’s syndrome, etc.).


Physiology and functioning of the endocrine system. Description and functioning of the main glands: pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal. Conflictology of the endocrine system: description of the main psychosomatic diseases associated with this system, evaluation and treatment.

For the evaluation in the online modality, the student will have to visualize the classes previously recorded in our virtual platform and complete in each module a questionnaire with development and test type questions, which will be supervised by the assigned tutor

Graduates in Psychology and/or Medicine and students in the last years of their Psychology Degree.

The demand for training in the treatment of personality disorders has been very wide due to the great lack of knowledge that we find regarding this type of disorders. In this course we propose to teach attendees a model of psychotherapeutic treatment of personality disorders from the humanistic psychodynamic, third generation cognitive-behavioral, systemic and family approaches.
It is necessary to have taken or to take simultaneously the course of Expert in personality disorders in its face-to-face or online modalities in order to be able to take this course.

At Promerits we have an excellent teaching staff, all of them Professors, Doctors (PhD) and/or Senior Executives of the main Spanish and international companies, with extensive teaching and research skills, good knowledge of the subjects and curricula they teach, but also firm and respectful, enthusiastic and drivers towards flexibility and good communication with students, so that they achieve their goals within the Excellence: Professionalization, Merit and Status.

The following is a list of the professors of this University Course:

Guillermo Blanco Bailac
(Coordinator). Psychologist Specialist in Clinical Psychology, member M-13473. Master in Clinical Behavioral Therapy. Specialist in Psychotherapy by the EFPA and the European Certificate in Psychology (EuroPsy).

Dr. D. Nicolás CaparrósPhysician
psychiatrist. Founding member of Imago, Clínica Psicoanalítica. Former Chief of Service of the Psychiatric Hospital of Leganés. Honorary President and Didacta of SEGPA. Elaborated since 1975 the Analytical Link Model from the Paradigm of Complexity.

Pedro García LarioPsychologist
Specialist in Clinical Psychology registered M-13438. Responsible for the Family Counseling and Assistance Service (SAAF) at the Hospital de la Misericordia. Family and Couple Therapist.

Alejandro Gonzalez SanchezPsychologist
with health qualification collegiate M-25884. Degree in Psychology UNED. University Expert in Clinical Hypnosis UNED. Master’s Degree in Psychology Research UNED. Expert in Systemic Family Therapy CISAF.

Teodoro Herranz CastilloPsychologist
Specialist in Clinical Psychology registered M-09688. Director of the School of Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (EPP). Professor at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas in Madrid. President of the Association for the Study of Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (AEPP).

Santiago Madrid LirasPsychologist
with health qualification M-20229. President of the Instituto Motivacional Estratégico (IMOTIVA). Specialist in intervention and interview techniques in integrative cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy. Family and Organizational Mediator.

José Félix Rodríguez RegoPsychologist
with health habilitation M-16850/ CA01053. President of the Spanish Association for the Promotion and Development of Psychotherapy. Director of the Master in Psychotherapy: Spain and Latin America of the AEFDP.

Isabel SanfeliuDoctor
in Psychology. Registered Clinical Psychologist M- 00732. Founding member of Imago, Clínica Psicoanalítica.
Psychoanalyst. Individual and Group Psychotherapist. Member of Espace Analytique (Paris) and of the Société Psychanalytique de groupe. President and didactic psychoanalyst of SEGPA.

Ms. Carmen Soria SáezPsicóloga
General Sanitaria colegiada M-14111. Master in Clinical and Health Psychology. CINTECO. Master in Psychotherapy of Limited Time. IEPTL. EMDR Therapist. Expert in severe
mental disorders: Personality Disorders and Psychotic Disorders in adults and adolescents. Specialist in Dissociative Disorders and Addictions. Associate Professor at the Practicum of the Complutense University of Madrid She has been Professor of the Master of Psychotherapy of the IEPTL, 2010-2017. Trainer and case supervisor. Director of the INTEGRA TERAPIA center in Madrid.

Methodology applied to this University Specialization Course

Online Multi-device
Videoconference Classes
Evaluation and Follow-up through Videoconferencing