Dr Aguirre is a Clinical Health Psychologist working at North East London Foundation Trust, Improving Access to Psychological Therapies services and the Research and Development Department. She completed her PhD in 2012 at UCL, developing and evaluating in a large Randomised controlled Trial a maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy programme for people with dementia. Since her PhD she has been combining her clinical and academic work. Her clinical interests are in relation to positive outcomes for people with common mental health disorders (depression and anxiety) and its relationship with physical health outcomes including cognitive health. Her research combines quantitative and qualitative methods and primarily focuses on the development and evaluations of psychological interventions and eHealth platforms to predict and prevent poor treatment outcomes and to optimise patients mental and physical health.