Medical Doctor, Master’s Degree in Health Administration, MSC Health Services Management, PhD in Public Health.

He is a Consultant in Health Systems and Services for PAHO/WHO. He has provided consultancy services for the IDB and the World Bank. He has participated as a researcher in multiple projects funded by tender (FONIS, FONDECYT, INNOVA CORFO) and by international funds. He is an undergraduate professor in Medicine and other Health majors and in the Master’s and PhD programs in Public Health at Universidad de Chile.

He is a former Academic Director of Universidad de Chile’s Master’s Degree in Public Health, and became the Director of Universidad de Chile’s School of Public Health in 2011.

He is the current Director of Universidad de Chile’s School of Public Health.


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She is a psychologist with a degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a psychotherapy specialist, accredited by the National Committee for the Accreditation of Clinical Psychologists and the Psychologists’ Association, Chile. She is also accredited as a Psychotherapy Supervisor by the National Committee for the Accreditation of Clinical Psychologists and the Association of Chilean Psychologists, and holds a Master’s Degree in Psychology with a specialization in Clinical Psychology.

Her areas of research include: adult psychotherapy, personality disorders, patients with suicide risk and its relationship with personality and other psychological variables.


PhD in Clinical Psychology awarded by the University of Massachusetts and Master’s Degree in Psychology by Boston University. Psychologist (P. Universidad Católica de Chile). Accredited as a Clinical Psychologist with a Specialization in Psychotherapy by the National Committee for the Accreditation of Clinical Psychologists, part of the Association of Chilean Psychologists.

Academic at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s School of Psychology. She is in charge of teaching the classes Clinical Psychology, Integration Workshop I, and Clinical Psychological Diagnosis; in addition, she supervises students during their internship and guides postgraduate students during their thesis process. Her research is focused on the process and outcome of psychological interventions.

She was the principal investigator in the FONDECYT project “To know or not to know: Does therapists’ access to feedback about patients’ psychological dysfunction and alliance perception affect treatment adherence, alliance, and outcome?”. Currently, aside from being a researcher at the Millennium Institute for Depression and Personality Research (MIDAP), she is an associate researcher at the National Research Center for Integrated Natural Disaster Management (CIGIDEN).

She provides psychotherapy for young people and adults in her private practice, where she specializes in psychodynamic and integrative psychotherapy. She supervises other psychotherapists and provides psychotherapy in English for foreigners.


PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Psychologist and Bachelor of Psychology, (P. Universidad Católica de Chile).

He is a Medical Doctor (Universidad de Chile) and completed his Psychiatry specialization at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He has been an active researcher and teacher who has made relevant contributions in the field of clinical psychopharmacology and anxiety and panic disorders. The results of his studies have been published in mainstream scientific journals in Chile and abroad. He is a former academic of the Faculty of Medicine of the Hebrew University, Universidad de Chile, and P. Universidad Católica de Chile. He is an active member of local scientific societies, the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and the American Psychiatric Association.

Currently, Dr. Gloger is the Director of PSICOMEDICA Clinical & Research Group, a professional group devoted to clinical research, medical education, and patient care through specialized programs.

Medical Doctor (Universidad de Chile), with a specialization in Adult Psychiatry completed at the José Horwitz Barak Psychiatric Institute. Diploma in Psychogerontological Care (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), Master’s Degree (c) in Psychogerontology (Universidad Maimónides, Buenos Aires, Argentina). Adjunct Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s School of Psychology and Head of the Psychogerontological Care Program (CSMSJ-UC).

Main Lines of research: normal/pathological aging, psychopathology of older adults, psychogerontological interventions for groups.

Academic at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile. PhD in Biochemistry, Universidad de Chile, and Postdoctorate in Human Genetics, National Institutes of Health, United States of America.

Master’s Degree in Public Health, with a Specialization in Mental Health, Universidad de Chile.
Psychologist, P. Universidad Católica de Chile.
Bachelor of Psychology, P. Universidad Católica de Chile.


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PhD in Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge. He is an academic at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s Anthropology Program. His main interest is the study of human evolution and diversity, covering subjects that range from molecular genetics to cultural evolution. Specifically, his research has focused on the study of the molecular and genetic basis of human development, variability, and evolution of human craniofacial morphology, combining methods of molecular genetics, bioinformatics, medical imaging, virtual anthropology, and morphometrics. In addition, he has participated in several archaeological digs and has conducted studies on intentional cranial deformation practices in prehispanic populations of the Atacama Desert.

Foto carnet SMorales 2015Formación (pregrado y post grado):

Education (undergraduate and postgraduate):
Psychologist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Psychotherapy Specialist, Association of Chilean Psychologists
Master’s Degree in Psychotherapy, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration), Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
PhD in Psychotherapy, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile – Universidad de Chile
Current professional activities
Clinical psychologist providing treatment for outpatients (UC Health Network and private practice)
Adjunct Researcher, Department of Psychiatry, UC Faculty of Medicine

Lines of research:
Individual psychotherapy with young people and adults
Depression, suicide risk
Personality difficulties

She earned her Psychology degree in 1992 from Universidad de Chile, and worked during the start of her career as a child-adolescent clinical psychologist. In this period, she conducted interventions for vulnerable children, adolescents, and mother-infant dyads. In 2007, she entered the Doctoral Program in Psychotherapy, developed jointly by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Heidelberg University, and Universidad de Chile. In the same year, she began her participation in Fondecyt projects on early childhood and the promotion of safe mother-infant attachment. Alongside these initiatives, she also had teaching duties in Diploma Courses on attachment provided by Universidad Católica, Universidad de Chile, and Professional Institutes in Chile.

She is a member of Universidad Católica’s Early Childhood Unit and takes part in diagnosis and intervention studies that target infants and their caregivers, as well as in national training programs for the staff of public daycare centers and preschools. In her doctoral studies, she mainly researched mothers’ sensitive response and the quality of the mother-baby bond in low-income single-parent families, taking into account daycare center attendance and cultural differences between Chilean and German dyads. In 2011, she earned the double degree of PhD in Psychotherapy awarded by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Heidelberg University.

Clinical Psychologist, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Master’s Degree in Gender Studies and Culture in Latin America with a specialization in Social Sciences, Universidad de Chile.


• Psychologist, P. Universidad Católica de Chile.
• PhD in Psychology, P. Universidad Católica de Chile.
• Family and Couple Therapist, IChTF.
• Accredited by the C.N.A.P. as a Supervisor and Clinical Psychologist Specialized in Psychotherapy.
• Teacher and Postgraduate Supervisor, Chilean Family Therapy Institute.
• Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s School of Psychology, undergraduate and postgraduate programs.


Clinical psychologist and postdoctoral researcher at Universidad de Almería (UAL), Spain. He studied Psychology at Universidad Internacional SEK, where he was taught by Professor Humberto Maturana Romesín. Afterwards, he earned a Master’s Degree in functional analysis in clinical and health care contexts from UAL and a PhD in Psychology (Doctor Europaeus) from the same institution. He was awarded a scholarship by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (MEC) within the Training Program for University Professors (FPU) and participated in the psychological care unit of UAL. He has also completed research internships in Italy and Germany.

His research interests involve the study of psychological experiences (e.g. hallucinatory experiences) in clinical and general populations. He has also worked on the application and assessment of cognitive-behavioral therapies based on acceptance and mindfulness.


He earned his degree in Psychology from Universidad de Panamá in 1996. He holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical psychology from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2004) and has participated in several Fondecyt projects since. He earned the double degree of PhD in Psychotherapy (2012) from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and Heidelberg University (Germany). In 2012, UC’s Research Office awarded him the Excellence Prize for Doctoral Theses for his study entitled “Patients’ Verbal Emotional Expressions and Their Connection with Psychotherapeutic Change: A Multi-Level Analysis of Psychotherapeutic Activity”.

He is currently in charge of the Research Unit of the Schilkrut Medical Institute and teaches Qualitative Research Methodology.

Actualmente se desempeña como encargado de la Unidad de Investigación del Instituto Médico Schilkrut desde el año 2012, y como docente del Programa de Doctorado en Psicoterapia en el área de Metodología de Investigación Cualitativa. En su rol de Investigador Adjunto del MIDAP, sus áreas de investigación forman parte de la línea de Procesos Terapéuticos. Por un lado, se ha dedicado al análisis de segmentos relevantes durante la conversación terapéutica, tales como: episodios de cambio, estancamiento, rupturas, resolución de las rupturas, episodios relacionales, momentos de autodefinición, entre otros. Pero además, está a cargo de la coordinación del estudio multicultural realizado conjuntamente entre Chile y Suiza, cuyo objetivo es la determinación de la efectividad del enfoque AIT (Adolescent Identity Treatment) para el tratamiento de adolescentes diagnosticados con difusión de identidad.