Specialist in Clinical and Health Psychology and Psychotherapy (by the Portuguese Psychologists Association (OPP);
Master in Helping Relationship – Perspectives of Phenomenological-Existential Psychotherapy, by ISPA/ Lisbon and Regent's College School of Psychotherapy/ London;
Existential Psychotherapist (Effective Member), by the Portuguese Society of Existential Psychotherapy (SPPE);
Focusing Trainer/ Orientation Psychotherapist by Focusing, by the Portuguese Society of Existential Psychotherapy and Focusing Institute of New York;
17 years of Clinical Experience, including practice in Gerontology and hospital practice, and personal development of Existential Psychotherapists;
Director and Founder of the Alma Gaia project – Psychotherapy, Nature, and Community;
Founder of the Ecopsychology Portugal Working Group;
IES Candidate for the Portuguese School of Ecopsychology;
41 years old, Mother and aunt of girls, older sister of a woman. Apprentice of Rock Climbing, Nature lover and protector, Love simplicity and the Sacredness in Nature and Human Relationships.
ALMA GAIA it's a project running in Serra da Arrábida/ Palmela - Portugal, on a Cooperative for the Ecological and Economical Sustainability (@Biovilla Sustentabilidade). There Alma Gaia have there services all informed by the Ecopsychology and Ecopsychotherapy:
* Individual Psychoterapy Sessions on Nature (Outdoor & Indoor),
* Group Psychotherapy (Woman circles), and
* Workshops for Reconection with Nature (following the CeltIberic roots and calendar).
This project has a strong base on the area of environmental activism & mental health.