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  • Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Coach, effective member of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, professional certificate nº 9295;

  • Degree in Clinical Cognitive-Behavioral, Cognitive and Systemic Psychology (2006), from the University of Lisbon - FPUL;

  • Post-graduation in Gestalt Psychotherapy by the Portuguese Gestalt Association (in progress) - APG;

  • Advanced post-university specialization in Psychological Coaching - INSPSIC;

  • Complementary training in Solution-Oriented Brief Therapy, Solution-Focused Coaching, and Mindfulness;

  • CPP (Trainer - Certificate of Pedagogical Skills);

  • Clinical experience in family and individual follow-up, adolescents and adults, Portuguese and foreigners, and experience as a group facilitator and trainer;

  • Experience of accompanying migrants and refugees by JRS Portugal (Jesuit Refugee Service);

  • Yoga, Meditation and Aikido practitioner.

Susana Soares

Clinical psychologist | MSc

Anxiety | Depression | Emotional regulation | Personal development | Self esteem

"For me, the psychotherapeutic process is a journey of growth and self-discovery, made in the context of a safe, nurturing and, above all, respectful relationship.
The therapeutic relationship opens and contains a safe space for joint exploration of our different dimensions - cognitive, bodily, emotional, spiritual - in a search for better, and more integrated, mental health.

Being a therapist is, for me, accompanying each person in this discovery of themselves, promoting gentle curiosity and, above all, self-acceptance and self-compassion - qualities that serve as "fertilizer" for the unfolding of our potential and solutions for our difficulties."

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