Teacher at the Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment Department of Deusto University. Director of the MSc in Psychology. In the last 20 years her area of research has focussed on early experiences of attachment, the emotional cognitive process associated to violence and sexual abuse and addictive behaviours. She has published numerous national and international works and has participated in myriad forums. She has received several national and international research awards. She collaborates on numerous projects, some of European scope.