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Sérgio A Carvalho. Is Researcher in Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental. Published 25 articles in journals. Has 1 section(s) of books. Organized 3 event(s). Has received 5 awards and/or honors. Works in the area(s) of Social Sciences with emphasis on Psychology. 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; compassion; cognitive-behavioral therapy; contextual-behavioral science; .
Identification

Personal identification

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

Citation names

  • Carvalho, Sérgio

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
2A19-6691-38FB

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 - 2020/08
Ongoing
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)
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

2013/10/01 - Current Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2018 - 2021/07 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 - 2021/07 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 - 2021/07 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
Other
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
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. 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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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 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.
Journal article
  1. 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):
    In press
  2. 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 (2020):
    In press
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
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)

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
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