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Sérgio Andrade Carvalho holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology since 2021, and a MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology since 2011, by the University of Coimbra (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences). He is an integrated researcher at Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention. His main research topics include 1) the risk and protective role of psychological processes underlying the development and maintenance of psychopathology, in different clinical presentations, including chronic illness - special focus on Chronic Pain; 2) development and efficacy test, in controlled trials, of face-to-face and online evidence-based psychological programs in promoting mental health, reducing psychopathology, and developing pain management and emotional regulation skills, based on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Interventions, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Compassion-Based Interventions. He has co-authored more than 30 articles in peer reviewed international journals with impact factor (majority Q1 and Q2), 12 of which as first author, with 498 citations since 2016 (google scholar h-index: 12). He co-authored 2 book chapters, and several conference abstracts, paper, and poster presentations. He has received 5 awards and/or honors from international organizations (e.g., Association for Contextual Behavioral Science). He has participated as research team member of 5 funded projects. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae, the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: LGBT; Compassion; Psychological Flexibility; Psychopathological symptoms; Obesity; Binge Eating; eHealth; Chronic Pain; Mindfulness; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Contextual-Behavioral Science; Group Intervention; Weight Loss Maintenance; Behavioral Change.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Sérgio Andrade Carvalho
Date of birth
1987/10/12
Gender
Male

Citation names

  • Sérgio A. Carvalho

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
2A19-6691-38FB

Email addresses

  • sergiocarvalho@fpce.uc.pt (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Psychology

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Proficiency (C2) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Elementary (A2) Upper intermediate (B2) Elementary (A2) Upper intermediate (B2)
Education
Degree Classification
2016/09 - 2021/01/04
Concluded
Clinical Psychology (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
"Of Pain and Suffering: exploring the role of psychological processes in chronic pain, and development of a Compassionate Acceptance Program for pain management (COMP.ACT)" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Approved with praise and distinction
2009/09 - 2011/09
Concluded
Clinical and Health Psychology (Mestrado integrado)
Major in Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions in psychological disorders and health
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
"The role of early rearing experiences to the development of psychopathology: the impact of parental styles and shame experiences in the development of cognitive fusion and emotional schemas." (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2006/09 - 2009/07
Concluded
Psychological Sciences (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Affiliation

Science

2021/01 - 2021/07 Research Assistant (Research)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
2015/09 - 2016/08 Science and Technology Management
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
2013/10 - 2015/08 Research Assistant (Research)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal

Others

2016/09 - 2020/11 PhD student (with a FCT scholarship)
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2020 - Current Mind programme for cancer patients: A randomized controlled trial testing the programme´s cost-effectiveness and efficacy in changing psychological and biological outcomes in women with breast cancer
PTDC/PSI-GER/7847/2020
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2020 - Current Mental health after infection: Effects of COVID-19 on survivors' psychosocial functioning
n/a
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
La Caixa Foundation
2018 - 2022/07 eBEfree: An ICT adaptation of BEfree: An app-delivered programme-based on mindfulness, values and compassion for binge eating
PTDC/PSI-GER/29081/2017
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2022/07 iACT with Pain: an ICT-delivered intervention for self-management of chronic pain
PTDC/PSI-GER/28829/2017
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2022/07 LIFEwithIBD: Living With Intention, Fullness and Engagement With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Impact of a Group Intervention and an ICT-based Transcultural Intervention on Physical and Mental Health
CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-028602
PTDC/PSI-ESP/28602/2017
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2015 - 2020/02 NoHoW: Evidence-based ICT tools for weight loss maintenance
ID: 643309
Researcher
Region Hovedstaden, Denmark
EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Euratom
2013 - 2015/06 BEfree: A group intervention program for binge eating disorder
PTDC/MHC-PCL/4923/2012
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Other

Designation Funders
2017 - Current Low Intensity Internet Therapy for Chronic Illness: An online brief contextual intervention for young people with medical conditions
no funding
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Maria Rita Nogueira; Paulo Menezes; Carvalho, Sérgio; Bruno Patrão; Inês A. Trindade; Raquel Guiomar; Joana Duarte; et al. "Design and Usability of an E-Health Mobile Application". In Design, User Experience, and Usability. Case Studies in Public and Personal Interactive Systems. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2020.
    Published
  2. Petrocchi, N.; Marcela, M.; Carvalho, S.; Baiocco, R.. "Not ashamed to love. The Compassion Focused Therapy approach to the treatment of shamed-based difficulties in sexual minorities". In Mindfulness and Acceptance for Gender and Sexual Minorities, edited by Skinta, M.D.; Curtin, A.. Oakland, United States: Context Press, 2016.
    Published
Conference abstract
  1. Inês A. Trindade; Carvalho, Sérgio; Maria Rita Nogueira; Bruno Patrão; Paulo Menezes; Raquel Guiomar; Joana Duarte; et al. "iACTwithPain: Desenvolvimento e teste de eficácia de uma intervenção online baseada em ACT e compaixão para a autogestão da dor crónica [iACTwithPain: Development and test of efficacy of na online intervention based in ACT and compassion for the self-management of chronic pain]". Paper presented in XIV Congresso Nacional de Psiquiatria [XIV Portuguese Congress on Psychiatry], Tróia, 2020.
    Published
  2. Carvalho, Sérgio; Pinto-Gouveia, J; Gillanders, D.; Castilho, P.. "Accepting with compassion in chronic pain: testing the effect of explicit self-compassion exercises on the efficacy of an ACT group intervention (COMP.ACT)". Paper presented in ACBS World Conference 17, Dublin, 2019.
    Published
  3. Carvalho, Sérgio; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Gillanders, D.; Castilho, P.. "COMP.ACT: testing the effect of explicit self-compassion exercises on the efficacy of an ACT group intervention for chronic pain". Paper presented in 48th Annual Congress of EABCT, Sofia, 2018.
    Published
  4. Carvalho, Sérgio; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Gillanders, D.; Castilho, P.. "Cognitive Fusion and Obstacles to Valued Living: Beyond Pain-Specific Events in Chronic Pain". Paper presented in ICBM2018: 20th International Conference on Behavioral Medicine, Stockholm, 2018.
    Published
  5. Gillanders, D.; Ferreira, N.; Angioni, E.; Eugenicos, M.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Low intensity psychological intervention for Irritable Bowel Syndrome". Paper presented in ACBS UK/Ireland Chapter, Edinburgh, 2016.
    Published
  6. Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Carvalho, Sérgio; Palmeira, L.; Castilho, P.. "BEfree – An acceptance, mindfulness and compassion group programme for binge eating in obesity.". Paper presented in 45th Annual EABCT Congress, Jerusalem, 2015.
    Published
  7. Matos, M.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "What lies beneath shame? An empirical investigation about shame memories in a mixed clinical sample.". Paper presented in 45th Annual EABCT Congress, Jerusalem, 2015.
    Published
  8. Carvalho, Sérgio; Palmeira, L.; Castilho, P.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.. "BEfree – A group programme for Binge Eating in Obesity: preliminar results.". Paper presented in ACBS World Conference 13, Berlin, 2015.
    Published
  9. Matos, M.; Carvalho, Sérgio; Cunha, M.; Galhardo, A.; Sepodes, C.. "Psychological flexibility and self-compassion: An antidote against shame in homosexual men". Paper presented in ACBS World Conference 13, Berlin, 2015.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. Maria Rita Nogueira; Bruno Patrão; Paulo Menezes; Carvalho, Sérgio; Paula Castilho. "iACTwithpain - building an online platform for helping Chronic Pain Patients". Paper presented in 2019 5th Experiment Conference (exp.at'19), 2019.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. Matos, M.; Carvalho, Sérgio; Cunha, M.; Galhardo, A.; Sepodes, C.. "Early memories of shame and lack of safeness and warmth, shame and depressive symptoms in gay and heterosexual men: The mediator effect of self-compassion". Paper presented in 7th International Conference on Compassion Focused Therapy, 2018.
  2. Matos, M.; Duarte, C.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Gilbert, P; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Experiencing and Embodying The Compassionate Self: The Impact of Practice Quality in a Compassion Training Program". Paper presented in 48th EABCT Congress, 2018.
  3. Matos, M.; Albuquerque, I.; Cunha, M.; Lima, M.P.; Palmeira, L.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Building Compassionate schools: promoting socio-emotional skills with teachers". Paper presented in 48th EABCT Congress, 2018.
  4. Carvalho, Sérgio; Duarte, C.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Palmeira, L.; Matos, M.; Ferreira, C.; Duarte, J.; Cunha, M.; Castilho, P.. "eBEfree: An app-delivered programme based on mindfulness, values and compassion for binge eating – Study protocol.". Paper presented in 48th EABCT Congress, 2018.
  5. Diz, A.; Carvalho, Sérgio; Castilho, P.. "Examining the Attentional Control Scale (ACS) in a clinical and non clinical samples: confirmatory factor analysis and psychometric proprieties. ". Paper presented in 1th Mindulness, Compassion and Psychotherapy and its applications in different contexts Congress, 2017.
  6. Silva-Martins, M; Carvalho, Sérgio; Castilho, P.. "Validation of the Portuguese version of The Psychological Inflexibility in Pain Scale (PIPS) in samples from general and chronic pain populations". Paper presented in 47th EABCT Congress, 2017.
  7. Trindade, I.A; Carvalho, Sérgio; Ferreira, C.; Castilho, P.; Gillanders, D.. "Testing the Efficacy of a Low Intensity Internet Therapy for Chronic Illness (@LIIT-CI): The Specific Contributes of Mindfulness and Explicit Compassion Practices". Paper presented in ACBS World Conference 15, 2017.
  8. Cunha, M.; Xavier, A.; Cherpe, S.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Measuring worry in adolescence: The validation of the Penn State Worry Questionnaire for Children (PSWQ-C) for Portuguese population". Paper presented in 45th Annual EABCT Congress, 2015.
  9. Palmeira, L.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Cunha, M.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Preliminary results from KG-free: A compassionate mindfulness & acceptance group training for overweight and obese women". Paper presented in 45th Annual EABCT Congress, 2015.
  10. Duarte, P.; Garcia, T.; Palmeira, L.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Exploring the role of weight dissatisfaction, shame and self-disgust in eating behaviors: A male and female comparison". Paper presented in 45th Annual EABCT Congress, 2015.
  11. Palmeira, L.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Psychological processes in obese or overweight women with and without binge eating: an exploration of their differences.". Paper presented in ACBS World Conference 13, 2015.
  12. Viegas, R.; Castilho, P.; Pinto, A.M.; Carvalho, Sérgio; Madeira, N.; Martins, M.J.. "ACT for Psychosis: An efficacy study of a group intervention". Paper presented in 44th EABCT congress, 2014.
  13. Viegas, R.; Castilho, P.; Pinto, A.M.; Carvalho, Sérgio; Madeira, N.; Martins, M.J.. "When the threat-defense system blocks feelings of safeness in Psychosis". Paper presented in 44th Annual EABCT congress, 2014.
  14. Carvalho, Sérgio; Castilho, P.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.. "The Portuguese version of The Drexel Defusion Scale: preliminary results". Paper presented in ACT/Contextual Behavioural Science Conference UK/Ireland Chapter, 2013.
Edited book
  1. Paola Lucena-Santos; Carvalho, Sérgio; José Pinto-Gouveia; Margareth dos Santos Oliveira; Jacqueline Pistorello. Manual Internacional de Terapia da Aceitação e Compromisso: Fundamentos Teóricos e Práticos [International Handbook of Theoretical and Practical Foundations of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy]. Camaquã, RS, Brazil: Editora Fênix Sefarad. 2021.
    In press
Journal article
  1. Carvalho, Sérgio; Inês A. Trindade; Joana Duarte; Paulo Menezes; Bruno Patrão; Maria Rita Nogueira; Raquel Guiomar; et al. "Efficacy of an ACT and compassion-based eHealth program for self-management of chronic pain (iACTwithPain): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial". Frontiers in Psychology (2021):
    Open access • In press
  2. Camile Lanzaro; Carvalho, Sérgio; Teresa Lapa; Ana Valentim; Bruno Gago. "A systematic review of self-compassion in chronic pain: from correlation to efficacy.". The Spanish Journal of Psychology (2021):
    Accepted
  3. Carvalho, Sérgio; Lara Palmeira; Mariana Coutinho; Rosa Barbosa; Inês Trindade. "Self-as-context and depressive symptoms in the general population: A further analysis of the Self Experiences Questionnaire". Current Psychology (2021):
    Published
  4. Carvalho, Sérgio; José pinto-gouveia; david gillanders; Paula Castilho. "Perceived validation and criticism in pain: development of a new measure in chronic pain". European Journal of Pain (2020):
    Published
  5. Carvalho, Sérgio; José pinto-gouveia; david gillanders; Teresa Lapa; Ana Valentim; Elsa Santos; Juliana Paciência; Paula Castilho. "Above and beyond emotional suffering: the unique contribution of compassionate and uncompassionate self-responding in chronic pain". Scandinavian Journal of Pain 20 4 (2020): 853-857.
    Published
  6. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Trindade, Inês A.; Gillanders, David; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Castilho, Paula. "Self-Compassion and Depressive Symptoms in Chronic Pain (CP): A 1-Year Longitudinal Study". Mindfulness (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12671-019-01292-7.
    Published • 10.1007/s12671-019-01292-7
  7. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Gillanders, David; Castilho, Paula. "Obstacles to social safeness in women with chronic pain: The role of fears of compassion". Current Psychology (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12144-019-00489-2.
    Published • 10.1007/s12144-019-00489-2
  8. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Trindade, Inês A.; Gillanders, David; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Castilho, Paula. "Cognitive fusion and depressive symptoms in women with chronic pain: A longitudinal growth curve modelling study over 12 months". Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy 26 5 (2019): 616-625. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2386.
    Published • 10.1002/cpp.2386
  9. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Xavier, Ana; Gillanders, David; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Castilho, Paula. "Rumination and valued living in women with chronic pain: How they relate to the link between mindfulness and depressive symptoms". Current Psychology (2018): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12144-018-0052-z.
    Published • 10.1007/s12144-018-0052-z
  10. Lapa, Teresa; Carvalho, Sérgio; Viana, Joaquim; Ferreira, Pedro Lopes; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Belo-Cabete, Adriana. "Development and Evaluation of a Global Burnout Index Derived from the Use of the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory in Portuguese Physicians". Acta Médica Portuguesa 31 10 (2018): 534. http://dx.doi.org/10.20344/amp.10407.
    Published • 10.20344/amp.10407
  11. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Gillanders, David; Castilho, Paula. "Pain and Depressive Symptoms: Exploring Cognitive Fusion and Self-Compassion in a Moderated Mediation Model". The Journal of Psychology 153 2 (2018): 173-186. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00223980.2018.1507990.
    Published • 10.1080/00223980.2018.1507990
  12. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Gillanders, David; Palmeira, Lara; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Castilho, Paula. "Mindfulness, selfcompassion, and depressive symptoms in chronic pain: The role of pain acceptance". Journal of Clinical Psychology 74 12 (2018): 2094-2106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jclp.22689.
    Published • 10.1002/jclp.22689
  13. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Palmeira, Lara; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Gillanders, David; Castilho, Paula. "The utility of the Valuing Questionnaire in Chronic Pain". Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science 9 (2018): 21-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2018.06.002.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jcbs.2018.06.002
  14. Lucena-Santos, Paola; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Oliveira, Margareth da Silva. "Is the widely used two-factor structure of the Ruminative Responses Scale invariant across different samples of women?". Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 91 3 (2018): 398-416. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papt.12168.
    Published • 10.1111/papt.12168
  15. Castilho, Paula; Pinto, Ana Margarida; Viegas, Ricardo; Carvalho, Sérgio; Madeira, Nuno; Martins, Maria João. "External Shame as a Mediator between Paranoia and Social Safeness in Psychosis". Clinical Psychologist 23 2 (2017): 144-151. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cp.12136.
    Published • 10.1111/cp.12136
  16. Palmeira, Lara; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Cunha, Marina; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Finding the link between internalized weight-stigma and binge eating behaviors in Portuguese adult women with overweight and obesity: The mediator role of self-criticism and self-reassurance". Eating Behaviors 26 (2017): 50-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2017.01.006.
    Published • 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2017.01.006
  17. Lucena-Santos, Paola; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Oliveira, Margareth da Silva; Pinto-Gouveia, José. "Body-Image Acceptance and Action Questionnaire: Its deleterious influence on binge eating and psychometric validation". International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology 17 2 (2017): 151-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijchp.2017.03.001.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ijchp.2017.03.001
  18. Matos, Marcela; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Cunha, Marina; Galhardo, Ana; Sepodes, Carlos. "Psychological Flexibility and Self-Compassion in Gay and Heterosexual Men: How They Relate to Childhood Memories, Shame, and Depressive Symptoms". Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling 11 2 (2017): 88-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15538605.2017.1310007.
    Published • 10.1080/15538605.2017.1310007
  19. Gillanders, David; Ferreira, Nuno Bravo; Angioni, Eugenia; Carvalho, Sergio A.; Eugenicos, Maria P.. "An implementation trial of ACT-based bibliotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome". Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science 6 2 (2017): 172-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.04.006.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.04.006
  20. Pinto-Gouveia, José; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Palmeira, Lara; Castilho, Paula; Duarte, Cristiana; Ferreira, Cláudia; Duarte, Joana; et al. "BEfree: A new psychological program for binge eating that integrates psychoeducation, mindfulness, and compassion". Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy 24 5 (2017): 1090-1098. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2072.
    Published • 10.1002/cpp.2072
  21. Lucena-Santos, Paola; Carvalho, Sérgio; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Gillanders, David; Silva Oliveira, Margareth. "Cognitive Fusion Questionnaire: Exploring measurement invariance across three groups of Brazilian women and the role of cognitive fusion as a mediator in the relationship between rumination and depression". Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science 6 1 (2017): 53-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.02.004.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jcbs.2017.02.004
  22. Castilho, Paula; Martins, Maria João; Pinto, Ana Margarida; Viegas, Ricardo; Carvalho, Sérgio; Madeira, Nuno. "Understanding the effect of attachment styles in paranoid ideation: The mediator role of experiential avoidance". Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science 6 1 (2017): 42-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2016.11.007.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jcbs.2016.11.007
  23. Lapa, Teresa A.; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Pinto-Gouveia, José. "Psychological distress, burnout and personality traits in Dutch anaesthesiologists". European Journal of Anaesthesiology 34 1 (2017): 41-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/eja.0000000000000500.
    Published • 10.1097/eja.0000000000000500
  24. Castilho, Paula; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Marques, Sara; Pinto-Gouveia, José. "Self-Compassion and Emotional Intelligence in Adolescence: A Multigroup Mediational Study of the Impact of Shame Memories on Depressive Symptoms". Journal of Child and Family Studies 26 3 (2016): 759-768. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10826-016-0613-4.
    Published • 10.1007/s10826-016-0613-4
  25. Pinto-Gouveia, José; Carvalho, Sérgio A; Palmeira, Lara; Castilho, Paula; Duarte, Cristiana; Ferreira, Cláudia; Duarte, Joana; et al. "Incorporating psychoeducation, mindfulness and self-compassion in a new programme for binge eating (BEfree): Exploring processes of change". Journal of Health Psychology 24 4 (2016): 466-479. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1359105316676628.
    Published • 10.1177/1359105316676628
  26. Lapa, Teresa A.; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Viana, Joaquim S.; Ferreira, Pedro L.; Pinto-Gouveia, José. "Stressors in anaesthesiology". European Journal of Anaesthesiology 33 11 (2016): 807-815. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/eja.0000000000000518.
    Published • 10.1097/eja.0000000000000518
  27. Xavier, Ana; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Cunha, Marina; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Self-Criticism and Depressive Symptoms Mediate the Relationship Between Emotional Experiences With Family and Peers and Self-Injury in Adolescence". The Journal of Psychology 150 8 (2016): 1046-1061. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00223980.2016.1235538.
    Published • 10.1080/00223980.2016.1235538
  28. Palmeira, Lara; Cunha, Marina; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Carvalho, Sérgio; Lillis, Jason. "New developments in the assessment of weight-related experiential avoidance (AAQW-Revised)". Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science 5 3 (2016): 193-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2016.06.001.
    Published • 10.1016/j.jcbs.2016.06.001
  29. Castilho, Paula; Pinto, Ana Margarida; Viegas, Ricardo; Carvalho, Sérgio; Madeira, Nuno; Martins, Maria João. "Preliminary results of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) brief group intervention for psychosis". International Journal of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health 2 (2015): 6. http://dx.doi.org/10.21035/ijcnmh.2015.2.6.
    Published • 10.21035/ijcnmh.2015.2.6
  30. Carvalho, Sérgio; Dinis, A.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Estanqueiro, C.. "Shame Memories and Depression Symptoms: The Role of Cognitive Fusion and Experiential Avoidance". International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy 1 15 (2015): 63-86.
    Published
  31. Baião, Rita; Gilbert, Paul; McEwan, Kirsten; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Forms of Self-Criticising/Attacking & Self-Reassuring Scale: Psychometric properties and normative study". Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 88 4 (2014): 438-452. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/papt.12049.
    Published • 10.1111/papt.12049
  32. Carvalho, Sérgio; Dinis, Alexandra; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Estanqueiro, Cátia. "Memories of Shame Experiences with Others and Depression Symptoms: The Mediating Role of Experiential Avoidance". Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy 22 1 (2013): 32-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpp.1862.
    Published • 10.1002/cpp.1862
Magazine article
  1. Lapa, T.; Carvalho, Sérgio; Viana, J.S.; Pinto-Gouveia, J.. "Estratégias de mindfulness na abordagem do doente com dor crónica", Dor, 2015
  2. Pinto-Gouveia, J.; Ferreira, C.; Matos, M.; Carvalho, Sérgio. "Befree: contextualização e desenvolvimento de um programa de intervenção em grupo para a ingestão alimentar compulsiva e Obesidade", Revista Factores de Risco, 2014
Manual
  1. Carvalho, Sérgio; Paula Castilho; José Pinto-Gouveia; David Gillanders. COMP.ACT: Programa de Intervenção Psicológica para a Dor Crónica [COMP.ACT: Psychological Intervention Program for Chronic Pain]. Portugal. 2021.
    Under revision
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2018/09 COMP.ACT: testing the effect of explicit self-compassion exercises on the efficacy of an ACT group intervention for chronic pain.  48th Annual Congress of EABCT
European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Sofia, Bulgaria)
2018/07 Cognitive Fusion and Obstacles to Valued Living: Beyond Pain-Specific Events in Chronic Pain. ICBM2018: 20th International Conference on Behavioral Medicine
International Society of Behavioral Medicine (Stockholm, Sweden)
2018/03 Psicoterapia e Dor Crónica: novos avanços nas terapias contextuais-comportamentais. III Congresso de Dor Orofacial e Disfunção Temporomandibular
Sociedade Portuguesa de Disfunção Temporomandibular e Dor Orofacial (Santo Tirso, Portugal)
2018/01 Da dor à sintomatologia depressiva: o papel dos processos psicológicos em mulheres com dor crónica.  16º Convénio Astor
Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Terapia de Dor (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016/10 Mindfulness e aceitação no doente com Fibromialgia. V Congresso APED
Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo da Dor (Oeiras, Portugal)
2015/11 BEfree: Programa de intervenção focado na psicoeducação, mindfulness e compaixão para a ingestão alimentar compulsiva. III Congresso Internacional do CINEICC
Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (Coimbra, Portugal)
2015/09 BEfree: Programa de Intervenção em Grupo para a Ingestão Alimentar Compulsiva. International Congress on Obesity and Binge Eating (ICOBE)
Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (Coimbra, Portugal)
2015/09 BEfree – An acceptance, mindfulness and compassion group programme for binge eating in obesity. 45th Annual EABCT Congress
European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Jerusalem, Israel)
2015/09 What lies beneath shame? An empirical investigation about shame memories in a mixed clinical sample. 45th Annual EABCT Congress
European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Jerusalem, Israel)
2015/07 BEfree – A group programme for Binge Eating in Obesity: preliminar results. ACBS World Conference 13
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (Berlin, Germany)
2015/05 Terapia da Aceitação e Compromisso e Dor Crónica. I Congresso de Abordagem Multidisciplinar da Disfunção Temporomandibular e Dor Orofacial
Sociedade Portuguesa de Disfunção Temporomandibular e Dor Orofacial (Coimbra, Portugal)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2015/06 - 2015/11 member of the organising team of III Jornadas do CINEICC (2015/11/18 - 2015/11/21)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
2015/03 - 2015/09 member of scientific committee of Congresso Internacional de Obesidade e Binge-eating (ICOBE) (2015/09/24 - 2015/09/26)
Congress (Member of the Scientific Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
2010/10/11 - 2010/10/12 collaborator on the organisation of Jornadas de Iniciação à Investigação em Psicologia (2010/10/11 - 2010/10/12)
Congress (Other)
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Psicologia Cognitiva Desenvolvimento Vocacional e Social, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2015 - Current Associação Portuguesa para o Mindfulness (APM)
2015 - Current Associação Portuguesa de Terapia do Comportamento (APTC)
2012/09 - Current Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses member
2012 - Current Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
2011 - Current Sociedade Portuguesa de Sexologia Clínica (SPSC)

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2021/01 - Current Member of the scientific Editorial Board of the Brazilian science communication publisher Editora Fênix Sefarad (https://editorafenixsefarad.com.br/conselho-editorial/)
Other
Editora Fênix Sefarad, Brazil

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2019/04/04 - 2019/04/04 Dor Crónica: Abordagens Contextuais-Comportamentais [Chronic Pain: Contextual Behavioral Approaches] Contextual Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Pain (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2018/11/19 - 2018/11/19 Dor Crónica, Psicologia e Psicoterapia [Chronic Pain, Psychology and Psychotherapy] Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain (Licenciatura) Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2018/01/28 - 2018/01/28 Terapias Contextuais Comportamentais: A terceira geração de terapias cognitivo-comportamentais [Contextual-Behavioral Therapies: the third wave of cognitive-behavioral therapies] Contextual-Behavioral Interventions (Mestrado integrado) Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2017/02/04 - 2017/02/04 Dor Crónica [Chronic Pain] Contextual Behavioral Therapies (Especialização pós-licenciatura)
2016/02/25 - 2016/02/25 Famílias Homoparentais [Same-sex Families] Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with same-sex parents (Outros) Gabinete de Psicologia de Coimbra, Portugal

Interview (newspaper / magazine)

Activity description Newspaper / Forum
2018/12/15 short interview regarding the publication Carvalho, S.A., Gillanders, D., Palmeira, L., Pinto-Gouveia, J., & Castilho, P. (2018). Mindfulness, self-compassion and depressive symptoms in chronic pain: the role of pain acceptance. Journal of Clinical Psychology. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22689 Psypost.org
2015 Results dissemination of the funded project BEfree (PTDC/MHC-PCL/4923/2012) on the online platform of the national tv channel RTP.
2015 Results dissemination of the funded project BEfree (PTDC/MHC-PCL/4923/2012) in a local online newspaper Notícias de Coimbra

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2016 - 2017 Portuguese validation of the Psychological Inflexibility in Pain Scale (PIPS) in samples of general population and of women with chronic pain. Marco Jorge da Silva Martins
2016 - 2017 Attention Control Scale: factor analysis and psychometric properties António José Morais Diz

Other jury / evaluation

Activity description Institution / Organization
2019 - 2019 Figueiredo, Diana Rafaela Vieira (2019). Testing the Assumptions of Clark and Wells’ (1995) Cognitive Model in Adolescents with and without Social Anxiety Disorder. Master of Science Dissertation Project. Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Ressurreição, Vanessa Daniela Saraiva (2019). Mecanismo de regulação emocional: variabilidade do ritmo cardíaco durante a ativação do sistema de ameaça em adolescentes com fobia social [Emotional regulation mechanism: Heart Rate Variability during activation of the threat system in adolecents with social phobia]. Master of Science Dissertation Project. Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Carvalho, Inês Maria Morais Cardoso Maçãs (2019). O Sistema Drive do Modelo Tripartido de Regulação Emocional: Estratégias de Coping e Variabilidade do Ritmo Cardíaco em Adolescentes com Perturbação de Ansiedade Social [Drive system of the Tripartide model of emocional regulation: Coping strategies and Heart Rate Variability in adolescents with social phobia]. Master of Science Dissertation Project. Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Ferreira, Filipa Alexandra da Silva (2019). Treino da mente compassiva com cuidadores: perceção de mudança nos jovens em acolhimento residencial [Compassionate Mind Training with caregivers: Change perception in young people in residential care]. Master of Science Dissertation Project. Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Nogueira, Sofia Fernandes (2019). Treino da Mente Compassiva: Desenvolvimento da Compaixão em cuidadores de jovens em acolhimento residencial [Compassionate Mind Training: Development of compassion in young people in residential care]. Master of Science Dissertation Project. Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2019 Student Spotlight Award
Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, United States
2018 Best Presentation in Psychology
2018 Best Poster 3rd Prize 
7th International Conference on Compassion Focused Therapy, United Kingdom
2018 Best Presentation Award 
International Conference on Behavior Medicine, Sweden
2017 Outstanding Article of the Year

Other distinction

2016 PhD scholarship
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal