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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). Since 2022, he is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (CINEICC) under an Individual Scientific Employment Stimulus (CEEC 4th Ed) contract (2021.01871.CEECIND). He is an Invited Assistant Professor at Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Coimbra (FPCEUC). From 2021-2022, he was a full time Assistant Professor at Lusófona University (School of Psychology and Life Sciences), and a part-time Assistant Professor at Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique (UPT). He is an integrated researcher at CINEICC, and a collaborator researcher at Digital Human-Environment Interaction Lab (HEI-Lab). 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 40 articles in peer reviewed international journals with impact factor (majority Q1 and Q2), 19 of which as first author, with 1296 citations since 2019 (google scholar h-index: 22). He co-authored 4 book chapters, co-edited 2 books, and several conference abstracts, paper, and poster presentations. He has received 6 awards and/or honors from international organizations (e.g., Association for Contextual Behavioral Science). He has participated as research team member of 10 funded projects (4 as co-applicant), including 2 Horizon. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae, the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: Chronic Pain; eHealth; Mindfulness; Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy; Contextual-Behavioral Science; Group Intervention; Weight Loss Maintenance; Behavioral Change; LGBT; Compassion; Psychological Flexibility; Psychopathological symptoms; Obesity; Binge Eating.
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

Category
Host institution
Employer
2022/09/01 - Current Postdoc (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021/01 - 2021/07 Research Assistant (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2015/09 - 2016/08 Science and Technology Management Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2013/10 - 2015/08 Research Assistant (Research) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
2012/02/01 - 2012/06/29 Research Assistant (Research) The University of Edinburgh School of Health in Social Science, United Kingdom
The University of Edinburgh School of Health in Social Science, United Kingdom

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2022/09/01 - Current Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021/09/01 - 2022/08/30 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/09/01 - 2022/08/30 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2016/09 - 2020/11 PhD student (with a FCT studentship) Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação do Núcleo de Estudos e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2023 - Current CONCILIARE - Confidently Changing Colonial Heritage
101132582
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação em Neuropsicologia e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2021/10 - Current Dor Crónica Pós-AVC: Neuroimagem e Regulação da Emoção [Chronic Post-Stroke Pain: Neuroimage and Emotional Regulation]
n/a
Researcher
Fundação Grünenthal
Ongoing
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
Ongoing
2023/02/01 - 2026/02/01 COMP-S _Cultivating Compassionate Schools: The effects of an evidence-based compassionate mind training program for teachers on psychophysiological and epigenetic correlates of wellbeing, prosociality and stress
A-37626
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação em Neuropsicologia e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Fundação Bial
Ongoing
2018/07 - 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
Ongoing
2018/07 - 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
Ongoing
2018/07 - 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
Ongoing
2020 - 2022 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
Ongoing
2015/03 - 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
Concluded
2013/07 - 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
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2022/09/01 - Current Biopsychosocial determinants of chronicity and functioning in post-stroke pain, and the efficacy of a pain management and mental health intervention.
2021.01871.CEECIND
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Investigação em Neuropsicologia e Intervenção Cognitivo-Comportamental, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing

Other

Designation Funders
2017 - 2022 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
Ongoing
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Diogo, João Emanuel; Ana Figueiredo Sol; Sá, Alexandre Franco de; Sérgio A. Carvalho. Eutanásia: Questões e Reflexões [Euthanasia: Issues and Reflections]. Coimbra, Portugal: Editora D'Ideias. 2023.
    Published • Editor
  2. Paola Lucena-Santos; Sérgio A. Carvalho; José Pinto-Gouveia; Margareth da Silva Oliveira; Jacqueline Pistorello. Manual Internacional da Terapia de Aceitação e Compromisso: O Livro Essencial da ACT [International Handbook of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: The essential book of ACT]. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Editora Fênix Sefarad. 2023.
    Published • Editor
Book chapter
  1. Ana Rita Sousa e Silva; Paula Castilho; Sérgio A. Carvalho. "ACT with older adults after stroke". In Innovations in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Acquired Brain Injury, edited by Richard Coates; Giles Yeates. London, United Kingdom: Taylor & Francis, 2024.
    In press
  2. Sérgio A. Carvalho; Ana Rita Sousa e Silva. "Ciência Psicológica na Morte Medicamente Assistida: uma reflexão sobre decisão, avaliação e intervenção [Psychological science in Medically assisted dying: a reflection on decision, assessment, and intervention]". In Eutanásia: Questões e Reflexões [Euthanasia: Issues and Reflections], edited by João Emanuel Diogo; Ana Figueiredo Sol; Alexandre Franco de Sá; Sérgio A. Carvalho, 83-120. Coimbra, Portugal: Editora D'Ideias, 2023.
    Published
  3. 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
  4. 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. Maia de Carvalho, M.; Vale-Dias, M.L. ; Carvalho, S.. Corresponding author: Maia de Carvalho, M.. "Preliminary findings from the adaptation of Brief Cope to Portuguese adolescents". Paper presented in 14th International Congress of Clinical psychology, Virtual event, 2021.
    Published
  2. Inês A. Trindade; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Rafael Melo; Maria Rita Nogueira; Raquel Guiomar; Bruno Patrão; Paulo Menezes; et al. "iACTwithPain: Presenting an ACT and compassion-based online intervention to improve self-management in chronic pain". Paper presented in International Conference of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Rome, 2021.
    In press
  3. Inês A. Trindade; Joana Pereira; Sara Oliveira; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Nuno Ferreira; Ana Galhardo; Paola Lucena-Santos; et al. "LIFE with IBD: Preliminary results on the efficacy of a contextual behavioural intervention for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.". Paper presented in International Conference of Cognitive Psychotherapy, Rome, 2021.
    In press
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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. Ursine, Bárbara Lyrio ; Strack, Míriam Medeiros; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Vale-Dias, Maria da Luz. Corresponding author: Ursine, Bárbara Lyrio. "Mental health literacy in people with chronic pain: a scoping review protocol". Paper presented in 15º Congresso Nacional de Psicologia da Saúde, 2024.
  2. Manão, Andreia A.; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Pascoal, Patrícia M.. "A pilot randomized controlled trial of an internet-based intervention for sexual distress in LGB+ individuals: Study Protocol". Paper presented in European Association for Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapies (EABCT), Antalya, Turkey., 2023.
  3. Manão A. A.; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Pascoal, Patrícia M.. "Fatores relacionados com o distress sexual em pessoas LGB+: uma proposta de scoping review". Paper presented in Encontro Nacional Sociedade Portuguesa de Sexologia Clínica (SPSC), Lisbon, Portugal, 2023.
  4. Costa, Ivanilda; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Andersson, Gerhard; Pascoal, Patrícia M.. "SIYA-PT: An Internet-based CBT intervention to boost low self-esteem". Paper presented in Ciência 2023 - Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal, 2023.
  5. Costa, Ivanilda; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Pascoal, Patrícia M.. "Emerging adults' subjective experience of self-esteem: Interviews with a demographically diverse sample". Paper presented in IV Congresso Internacional do CINEICC, 2023.
  6. Manão A. A.; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Pascoal, Patrícia M.. "Manão A. A., Carvalho S. A. & Pascoal P. M. (2023, 15-17 Dec) Sexual distress in LGB+ people: A proposal for a scoping review". Paper presented in 24th World Meeting on Sexual Medicine, 2023.
  7. Margarida Francisco; Marta Mangerico; Isabel Santos; Sérgio A. Carvalho. "Binge eating and emotional (dys)regulation in a portuguese community sample: the protective role of self- compassion and committed action". Paper presented in 52nd European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Barcelona, Spain), 2022.
  8. Matheus Lima; Liliana Domingos; Patricia M. Pascoal; Ana Filipa Beato; Sérgio A. Carvalho. "Empathy, compassion and attitudes towards transgender individuals: a preliminary analysis in a community sample of portuguese adults". Paper presented in 52nd European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Barcelona, Spain), 2022.
  9. Inês A. Trindade; Joana Pereira; Boaventura, Paula; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Paula Castilho; Nuno Ferreira; Ana Galhardo; et al. "Study protocol for the Randomized Controlled Trial of the Mind programme: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and compassion-based intervention for women with breast cancer". Paper presented in 52nd European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Barcelona, Spain), 2022.
  10. Trindade, Inês A.; Helena Pinto; Carreiras, Diogo; Palmeira, Lara ; Marco Pereira; Sérgio A. Carvalho. "One-year predictors of symptoms of PTSD, anxiety and depression in SARS-CoV-2 survivors: Psychological flexibility and major life events as main predictive factors". Paper presented in EABCT 2022, 2022.
  11. Daniel Vieira; Ana Correia; Yacira Cunha; Margarida Cruz; André Rodrigues; Pedro Marques; Steven Sá; et al. "A influência das expectativas e catastrofização na dor do trabalho de parto". Paper presented in ASTOR 29º Congresso Medicina da Dor, 2022.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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 • Editor
Journal article
  1. Seabra, Daniel; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Gato, Jorge; Petrocchi, Nicola; Salvador, Maria Do Céu. "(Self)tainted love: Shame and self-criticism as self-discriminatory processes underlying psychological suffering in sexual minority individuals". Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment (2024): 1-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10911359.2024.2333777.
    Published • 10.1080/10911359.2024.2333777
  2. Cano, Soraia; Carreiras, Diogo; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Cunha, Marina. "To feel safe inside and out: The effect of self-compassion and social safeness underlie the relationship between parental invalidation and borderline features in sexual minority adults". Psychology & Sexuality (2023): 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2023.2219679.
    Published • 10.1080/19419899.2023.2219679
  3. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Carvalho, Frederica; Fonseca, Lígia; Santos, Graça; Castilho, Paula. "Beyond the Centrality of Shame: How Self-Concealment and Fear of Receiving Compassion From Others Impact Psychological Suffering in Transgender Adults". Journal of Homosexuality (2022): 1-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2022.2114398.
    Published • 10.1080/00918369.2022.2114398
  4. Mariana Maia de Carvalho; Vale-Dias, Maria da Luz; Corey Keyes; Sérgio A. Carvalho. Corresponding author: Mariana Maia de Carvalho. "The Positive Mental Health Literacy Questionnaire - PosMHLit". Mediterranean Journal of Clinical Psychology 10 2 (2022): 1-23. https://cab.unime.it/journals/index.php/MJCP/article/view/3407/pdf.
    Published
  5. Guiomar, Raquel; Trindade, Inês A.; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Menezes, Paulo; Patrão, Bruno; Nogueira, Maria Rita; Lapa, Teresa; et al. "Usability Study of the iACTwithPain Platform: An Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion-Based Intervention for Chronic Pain". Frontiers in Psychology 13 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.848590.
    Published • 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.848590
  6. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Guiomar, Raquel. "Self-Compassion and Mental Health in Sexual and Gender Minority People: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis". LGBT Health (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lgbt.2021.0434.
    Published • 10.1089/lgbt.2021.0434
  7. Inês A. Trindade; Joana Pereira; Ana Galhardo; Nuno B. Ferreira; Paola Lucena-Santos; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Sara Oliveira; et al. "Corrigendum: The LIFEwithIBD Intervention: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Face-to-Face Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion-Based Intervention Tailored to People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease". Frontiers in Psychiatry 13 (2022): https://doi.org/10.3389%2Ffpsyt.2022.837357.
    10.3389/fpsyt.2022.837357
  8. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Castilho, Paula; Seabra, Daniel; Salvador, Céu; Rijo, Daniel; Carona, Carlos. "Critical issues in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with gender and sexual minorities (GSMs)". The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist 15 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1754470x21000398.
    Published • 10.1017/s1754470x21000398
  9. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Gillanders, David; Forte, Teresa; Trindade, Inês A.; Pinto-Gouveia, José; Lapa, Teresa; Valentim, Ana; et al. "Self-compassion in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain: a pilot study". Scandinavian Journal of Pain 0 0 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/sjpain-2021-0214.
    Published • 10.1515/sjpain-2021-0214
  10. Marques, Marta M; Matos, Marcela; Mattila, Elina; Encantado, Jorge; Duarte, Cristiana; Teixeira, Pedro J; Stubbs, R James; et al. "A Theory- and Evidence-Based Digital Intervention Tool for Weight Loss Maintenance (NoHoW Toolkit): Systematic Development and Refinement Study". Journal of Medical Internet Research 23 12 (2021): e25305. http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/25305.
    Published • 10.2196/25305
  11. Forte, Teresa; Santinha, Gonçalo; Carvalho, Sérgio A.. "The COVID-19 Pandemic Strain: Teleworking and Health Behavior Changes in the Portuguese Context". Healthcare 9 9 (2021): 1151. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9091151.
    Published • 10.3390/healthcare9091151
  12. Trindade, Inês A.; Pereira, Joana; Galhardo, Ana; Ferreira, Nuno B.; Lucena-Santos, Paola; Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Oliveira, Sara; et al. "The LIFEwithIBD Intervention: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial of a Face-to-Face Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion-Based Intervention Tailored to People With Inflammatory Bowel Disease". Frontiers in Psychiatry 12 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.699367.
    Published • 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.699367
  13. Carvalho, Sérgio A.; Skvarc, David; Barbosa, Rosa; Tavares, Tito; Santos, Diana; Trindade, Inês A.. "A pilot randomized controlled trial of online acceptance and commitment therapy versus compassion-focused therapy for chronic illness". Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy 29 2 (2021): 524-541. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2643.
    Published • 10.1002/cpp.2643
  14. Inês A. Trindade; Raquel Guiomar; Sérgio A. Carvalho; Joana Duarte; Teresa Lapa; Paulo Menezes; Maria Rita Nogueira; et al. "Efficacy of online-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis". The Journal of Pain (2021):
    In press
  15. 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
  16. 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):
    Published
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. Carvalho, Sérgio; Pinto-Gouveia, J; Pimentel, P.; Freitas, Paula; Maia, D.; Pereira, J.. "Propriedades Psicométricas da Escala de Cuidado do Questionário de Experiências de Cuidado e Abuso na Infância (Childhood Experiences of Care and Abuse ¿ CECA.Q)". Psychologica 54 (2018): 359-383. https://impactum-journals.uc.pt/psychologica/article/view/6830.
    Published
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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)
2023/12/16 Challenges in Transgender Care Through a Qualitative Lens: Provisional Results About Sexual Medicine Professionals´ Opinions. 24th World Meeting on Sexual Medicine (WMSM)
International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
2023/10/21 Mindfulness e Dor Crónica: Evidência e Aplicação em Psicoterapia [Mindfulness in Chronic Pain: Evidence and Application in Psychotherapy] VIII Congresso da Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo da Dor.
Associação Portuguesa para o Estudo da Dor (APED) (Porto, Portugal)
2022/11/26 Study of pain evolution after childbirth. Anesthesiology in Practice (4th Ed)
Sociedade Portuguesa de Anestesiologia (Porto, Portugal)
2022/06/25 Concealing the shameful self: self-compassion as a protection against dissociation in transgender people. International Conference on LGBT+ Psychology and Related Fields
Instituto Superior Psicologia Aplicada (ISPA) (Lisbon, Portugal)
2022/06/25 Stigma and psychopathology in LGBT individuals: outness as a moderator between internalized stigma and depression. International Conference on LGBT+ Psychology and Related Fields
Instituto Superior Psicologia Aplicada (ISPA) (Lisbon, Portugal)
2022/06/25 What is the role of self-compassion and social safeness on sexual minorities´ borderline traits? International Conference on LGBT+ Psychology and Related Fields
Instituto Superior Psicologia Aplicada (ISPA) (Lisbon, Portugal)
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)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2023/09/01 - Current Contributos da literacia em saúde mental para o bem-estar e qualidade de vida das pessoas com dor crónica [Contributions of mental health literacy to the well-being and quality of life of people with chronic pain]. [FCT Grant: 2023.02028.BD]
Co-supervisor
Developmental Psychology (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2023/09 - Current Adaptação Transcultural e Validação do Mindful Eating Questionnaire para a população portuguesa [Transcultural adaptation and validation of the Mindful Eating Questionnaire to the Portuguese population].
Co-supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2022/10/01 - Current Anthesis LGB+ - A transdiagnostic approach to reduce sexual distress in LGB+ people.
Co-supervisor
Clinical Psychology, Cognitive-behavioral Approach (PhD)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2021/12/02 - Current Estudo transcultural da eficácia terapêutica de uma intervenção baseada no mindfulness, e de uma intervenção baseada na (auto)compaixão, sobre comportamentos alimentares perturbados em nutricionistas e estudantes de nutrição brasileiras e portuguesas [Transcultural study of therapeutic efficacy of a mindfulness based intervention, and of a self-compassion based intervention, on disordered eating in Portuguese and Brazilian nutritionists and nutrition students]
Co-supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021/10/01 - Current SIYA-PT: An internet-based intervention to enhance low self-esteem.
Co-supervisor
Clinical Psychology - Cognitive Behavioral Orientation (PhD)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2018 - Current Positive Mental Health Literacy for Complete Mental Health: contributions on theory, measurement and intervention.
Co-supervisor
Developmental Psychology (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2022/09 - 2024/02 Hexa(in)flex: desenvolvimento e análise qualitativa de uma entrevista de avaliação dos processos de (in)flexibilidade psicológica em mulheres com cancro da mama [Hexa(in)flex: Development and qualitative analysis of an assessment interview of psychological (in)flexibility processes in women with breast cancer].
Co-supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2022/10/01 - 2023/10/11 Estudo Prospetivo Do Efeito De Fatores Cognitivo-Emocionais Na Apatia Em Pessoas Com Doença Dos Pequenos Vasos Cerebrais [Prospective study of the effect of cognitive-emotional factors on apathy in people with Cerebral Small Vessel Disease].
Co-supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2023/05/23 (Des)regulação emocional, compromisso com ação valorizada, e ingestão alimentar compulsiva: estudo exploratório das qualidades autocompassivas [Emotional (dys)regulation, committed action, and binge eating: an exploratory study of compassionate qualities].
Co-supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2023/04/20 Fusão cognitiva geral versus focada na dor: estudo exploratório do papel do conteúdo da fusão na sintomatologia psicopatológica em mulheres com dor crónica [General versus Pain-focused cognitive fusion: an exploratory study of the role of cognitive fusion´s content on psychopathological symptoms in women with chronic pain].
Supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2023/04/20 Sintomas psicopatológicos, ruminação e autorresposta compassiva em mulheres com fibromialgia [Psychopathological symptoms, rumination, and compassionate self-responding in women with Fibromyalgia].
Supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2023/04/20 Mentalidade de ranking e ingestão alimentar compulsiva: diferenças de género na vivência e impacto da vergonha na ingestão alimentar compulsiva na população geral adulta [Social Rank mentality and binge eating: gender differences in the experience and impact of shame on binge eating in a sample of adults from the general population].
Supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2023/01/31 Estudo transversal da relação entre memórias de experiências precoces de calor e afeto, perceção de compaixão dos outros, e perceção de validação e criticismo durante episódios de dor em mulheres com dor crónica [Cross-sectional study of the relationship between early memories of warmth and safeness, perception of compassion from others, and perception of validation and criticism from others during pain flares in a sample of women with chronic pain].
Supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2023/01/30 Empatia e Compaixão como Mecanismo Associado à Redução da Transfobia na População Geral Portuguesa Adulta [Empathy and Compassion as mechanisms associated with decrease in Transphobia in the adult Portuguese general population].
Co-supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2023/01/18 Compromisso com ação valorizada em pessoas com e sem doença crónica da população geral: o papel da sintomatologia psicopatológica e da flexibilidade psicológica [Commitment with valued action in people with and without chronic illness in the general population: the role of psychopathological symptoms and psychological flexibility].
Supervisor
Clinical and Health Psychology (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Escola de Psicologia e Ciências da Vida, Portugal
2021/09/01 - 2022/06/05 Avaliação da Regulação Emocional, Alexitimia e Consciência Interoceptiva em Doentes com Disfunção Temporomandibular Crónica [Assessment of emotional regulation, alexythimia, and interoceptive awareness in patients with chronic temporomandibular disorder]
Co-supervisor
Integrated Masters in Dentistry (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Medicina, 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

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2022/06/08 - Current Discussant at "Sharp Talks" event entitled "A relação médico-paciente: vozes silenciadas e práticas de autodeterminação" [the doctor-patient relationship: silenced voices and self-determination practices].
Round table
Sharp Talks
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal
2022/06/03 - Current Discussant of the oral presentation "Virtual Reality Mindfulness - A study to decrease stress, burnout, and improve well-being among social workers" by Mariana Sampaio.
Conference
IV Jornadas de Investigação em Serviço Social
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2024/02/29 Dependência da internet e sintomatologia depressiva: o papel mediador da ruminação e vida valorizada [Internet dependence and depressive symptoms: The mediator role of rumination and valued living].
(Thesis) Main arguer
César Gabriel Ribeiro Martins (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2024/02/29 Memórias de vergonha em mulheres portuguesas com ideação suicida: o papel moderador do mindfulness [Shame memories in Portuguese women with suicidal ideation: The moderating role of mindfulness].
(Thesis) Main arguer
Mariana Sofia Gouveia Valente (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2023/10/23 Memórias Emocionais Positivas com Pais e Pares, Autocompaixão e Sentimentos de Segurança e Ligação aos Outros em Adolescentes: Um Estudo Longitudinal [Positive emotional memories with parents and peers, self-compassion and feelings of safeness and connection to others in adolescents: a longitudinal study]
(Thesis) Main arguer
Patrícia Marisa Nunes Abreu (Master)
Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2023/10/23 Estudo das Qualidades Psicométricas de uma Escala de Stress Digital numa Amostra de Estudantes Universitários [Psychometric study of the Digital Stress scale in a sample of university students]
(Thesis) Main arguer
Daniela José da Rocha Teixeira (Master)
Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2023/07/21 Self-Acceptance and Depression in Sexual Minorities: the Mediating Role of Shame and Psychological Flexibility.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Rita Beatriz Rocha e Silva Cardoso Rouxinol (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2023/01/18 Estudo exploratório de um modelo preditivo da qualidade de vida de portadores de doenças neurodegenerativas [Exploratory study of a predictive model of quality of life in people with neurodegenerative illnesses]
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Mafalda Coelho (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/09/19 A flexibilidade psicológica parental na doença crónica: Análise fatorial exploratória da versão portuguesa do PPFQ- 10 [Parental Psychological Flexibility in chronic illness: Exploratory factor analysis of the Portuguese version of PPFQ-10].
(Thesis) Main arguer
Cristiana dos Santos Lameiras (Master)
Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal
2022/07/25 Social safeness and self-compassion on the relationship between shame and depression among sexual minorities: A moderated-mediation.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Andreia Alexandra Gil Manão Alves Ribeiro (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2022/07/14 Perfectionism and academic procrastination: The mediating role of emotion regulation.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Margarida Figueiredo Roque (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2022/07/13 Representações de doença na epilepsia pediátrica: Perspetivas das crianças/adolescentes e dos pais, e associações com a qualidade de vida [Representations of illness in pediatric epilepsy: Perspectives of children/adolescents and their parents, and associations with quality of life].
President of the jury
Maria Filipa Krus Abecasis Figueiredo De Barros (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/07/13 Propriedades psicométricas da versão portuguesa do questionário de tecnostresse (red/tic): Estudos preliminares [Psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the technostress questionnaire (red/tic): preliminary studies].
President of the jury
Sara Raquel Moleiro Mendes (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/07/06 Contributo das variáveis familiares na qualidade de vida das crianças/adolescentes com diabetes tipo-1: Um estudo exploratório [The contribution of family variables on the quality of life of children/adolescents with Type-1 Diabetes: an exploratory study].
President of the jury
Joana Isabel Da Costa Santos (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/07/05 Impacto do stresse interno e externo na vivência da conjugalidade [The impact of internal and external stress on the experience of conjugality]
President of the jury
Paulina Narciso Formoso Pate (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/07/04 Heterossexismo moderno, distress psicológico e regulação emocional: Diferenças significativas entre pessoas autoidentificadas como lgbtqia+ e pessoas autoidentificadas como heterossexuais [Modern heterosexism, psychological distress and emotional regulation: differences between self-identified lgbtqia+ people and self-identified heterosexual people]
(Thesis) Main arguer
David Manuel Neves Fortes (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/07/04 Bereavement and sexual intimacy: Exploring the interaction between sexual intimacy and the process of grieving in bereaved clients.
President of the jury
Sara Selina Arnott Jones (Master)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2021 Dependência generalizada da internet e sintomatologia depressiva, em tempos de pandemia por COVID-19: O efeito moderador do mindfulness [Generalized internet dependence and depressive symptoms in times of COVID-19 pandemic: the moderator effect of mindfulness]
(Thesis) Main arguer
Almeida, Beatriz Cristina Loureiro (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021 Competitive and caregiving mentality as a comprehensive framework for Fibromyalgia
(Thesis) Main arguer
Fortuna, Judite de Oliveira (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021 Shame, coping with shame and psychopathology: a moderated-mediation analysis by sexual orientation
(Thesis) Main arguer
dos Santos, Diana Louisa Rodrigues Amaral (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021 Feeling soothed within and around: the effect of self-compassion and social safeness on borderline features in sexual minorities
(Thesis) Main arguer
Cano, Soraia Alexandra de Melo (Master)
Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal
2021 O efeito de uma intervenção breve focada na Compaixão na redução do stress e do burnout em estudantes do Ensino Superior [The effect of a brief compassion focused intervention in the reduction of stress and burnout in college students]
(Thesis) Main arguer
Barbosa, Ana Sofia da Silva (Master)
Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2021 O impacto de um a intervenção breve focada na gratidão na diminuição do stress e burnout em estudantes do ensino superior [The impact of a brief gratitude focused intervention on the reduction of stress and burnout in college students]
(Thesis) Main arguer
da Costa, Vilma Gomes (Master)
Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2021 Flexibilidade psicológica e parentalidade consciente no pós-parto: o papel mediador da sintomatologia depressiva [Psychological flexibility and post-partum mindful parenting: the mediator role of depressive symptoms]
(Thesis) Main arguer
Fernandes, Ana Rita (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, 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
2023/02/16 - Current Member of the Laboratory of Rationality and Applied Ethics
Member
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
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

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2023/03/30 - 2023/04/01 IV Congresso Internacional do CINEICC Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2022/09 - Current Modificação do Comportamento [Behavior Modification] Psychological Science (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2023/06/27 - 2023/06/27 A 2h session on the discipline "Questões Aprofundadas I" for the Doctorate in Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being of the Lusíada University, focusing on contextual-behavioral science in clinical and health psychology. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being (Doutoramento) Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2022/02 - 2022/06 Ética e Deontology [Ethics and Deontology] Psychological Sciences (Licenciatura) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/02 - 2022/06 Metodologia de Investigação em Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde II [Research Methods in Clinical and Health Pyschology II] Masters in Clinical and Health Psychology (Mestrado) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2022/02 - 2022/06 Métodos Avançados de Análise de Dados [Advanced Methods of Data Analysis] Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counseling (Doutoramento) Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2022/02 - 2022/06 Seminário de Escrita Científica [Seminar on Scientific Writing] Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Counseling (Doutoramento) Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2021/09 - 2022/06 Estudos Avançados em Avaliação Cognitivo-Comportamental [Advanced Studies in Clinical Cognitive-behavioral Assessment] Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Cognitive-behavioral Approach (Doutoramento) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2021/09 - 2022/01 Psicologia Geral [General psychology] Psychological Sciences (Licenciatura) Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2021/09 - 2022/01 Psicologia da Saúde e do Bem-estar [Psychology of Health and Well-being] Psychology (Licenciatura) Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2021/10/13 - 2021/10/13 Género enquanto construto: breve exploração crítica e um apelo ao estudo integrado [Gender as a construct: brief critical exploration and a call for an integrated study] (Mestrado integrado) Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal
2021/05/05 - 2021/05/05 BEfree: Programa de Intervenção Psicológica em grupo para a Ingestão Alimentar Compulsiva na Obesidade [BEfree: A group psychological intervention program for binge eating in obesity]. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in adults II (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Psicologia e de Ciências da Educação, Portugal
2021/04/27 - 2021/04/27 Terapia da Aceitação e Compromisso (ACT): Uma introdução à prática [Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT): an introduction to practice]. Psychology (Licenciatura) Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique, Portugal
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) Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal
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

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2023/03/30 - Current Frontiers in Psychology (Editor of the Research Topic "Contextual-Behavioral Approaches to Improving Well-Being and Mental Health in Chronic Physical Illness") (1664-1078) Lausanne: Frontiers Media S.A.
2022/09/30 - Current Frontiers in Psychology - Psychology for Clinical Settings (1664-1078) Lausanne: Frontiers Media S.A.

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
2024/01/05 - Current Durão, A. (2024). Discussant of the scientific progress of the PhD project of Ana Durão, entitled "LOVING ¿ Papel do Amor e das Táticas de Resolução de Conflitos no Ajustamento Diádico e na Satisfação Sexual em Relações Heterossexuais e Relações Homossexuais" [LOVING - the role of love and conflict resolution techniques in dyadic adjustment and in sexual satisfaction in heterosexual and homosexual relationships], supervised by Ana Conde. Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique Departamento de Psicologia e Educação, Portugal
2023/11/23 - Current Mansuklal, S. A. (2023). Discussant of the 2nd Year Progress Report on Ph.D. Thesis Project Proposal of Shivani Atul Mansuklal, entitled "DaydreamCatcher: a pilot RCT study of an online psychological intervention for Maladaptive Daydreaming in university students", co-supervised by Patrícia Pascoal and Gerhard Andersson. Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Portugal
2021 - 2021 Barbosa, Ana Sofia da Silva (2021). O efeito de uma Intervenção breve focada na Compaixão na redução do Stress e do Burnout em estudantes do Ensino Superior. [The effect of a brief Compassionate Focused intervention in reducing Stress and Burnout of college students]. Master of Science Dissertation Project, Oporto Global University. Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique, Portugal
2021 - 2021 Costa, Vilma Gomes (2021). O impacto de um programa de gratidão na diminuição do stress e burnout em estudantes do ensino superior [The impact of a gratitude program in reducing stress and burnout of college students]. Master of Science Dissertation Project, Oporto Global University. Universidade Portucalense Infante Dom Henrique, Portugal
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

2023 Top 10 Cited Articles published in 2021-22
The Journal of Pain, United States
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