My qualifications are:


  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling at the University of Brighton, England
  • Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Portuguese Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (in process)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills with Children using the arts at the Centre for Child Mental Health, London
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy course based on relaxation techniques and meditation (Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy) for states of anxiety, depression and stress at the Centre for Mindfulness Based Education, Brighton
  • Diploma in English and German Languages and Literature at the University of Lisbon and the Philosophische Fakultät of the University of Cologne


Work experience:


  • Psychodynamic Counsellor at Hove Park Upper & Lower School, in Hove, England
  • Psychodynamic Counsellor at The Rock Clinic, in Brighton, England
  • Drugs and alcohol counsellor at Equinox / CRI (psychotherapeutic services for alcoholics and drug addicts) in Brighton, England
  • Primary, secondary teacher and English lecturer in Higher Education in Portuguese and foreign institutions, including the German School of Lisbon and the Lycée Français Charles Lepierre


Spoken languages:


  • Portuguese, English and German