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Ana Sousa - Clinical Psychologist for Adults and Art-Psychotherapist in Lisb

Ana Sousa

Managing Partner
Clinical Psychologist for Adults and Art-Psychotherapist

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Psychologist, working with individuals since 2010, with adults presenting various clinical conditions: Depression, Anxiety (Generalized Anxiety and Panic Attacks), Borderline Personality Disorder, Eating Disorders, Relationship Difficulties, and Grief Processes
  • Art Psychotherapist under supervision by the Portuguese Society of Art Therapy
  • Experience working with socioeconomically disadvantaged populations in community and clinical settings, promoting psychological skills for employability
  • Participation in programs on RTP1 (Portuguese national television)
  • Interview for the "Diário de Notícias" magazine (about providing psychological support to unemployed individuals)
  • Facilitation of various workshops on topics such as Motivation, Self-Esteem, Stress and Anxiety Management, Effective Communication, Marital Relationships (marital communication, conflict management, sexuality, and intimacy)
  • Facilitation of Psychotherapeutic Groups in the areas of Personal Development and Resource Optimization for Employability and Time Management
  • Authoring several public opinion articles for magazines like Zen Energy, Prevenir, Saber Viver, and portals like Inspire Saúde, Sapo Lifestyle, among others

Educational Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Clinical Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Lisbon in 2007
  • Integrated Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, specializing in Cognitive-Behavioral and Integrative Psychotherapy, from the Faculty of Psychology, University of Lisbon, in 2009
  • Certified Trainer by IEFP (Institute of Employment and Vocational Training)
  • Training in the areas of: Depression, Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, Mindfulness, Narcissistic/Histrionic/Avoidant/Dependent Personality Disorders, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Hypnotherapy
  • EMDR Therapist - Level 1
  • Training in Psychological Intervention in Disaster Situations, by the Portuguese Psychologists Association
  • Complete Training (Level II) Specialized in Art Psychotherapy at the Portuguese Society of Art Therapy
  • Professional License No. 16796


  • Participation in national and international congresses with presentations on Decision Making in Psychotherapy (SEPI Congress, Florence, 2010), and Psychological Intervention in Unemployment Situations - group intervention (Congress of the Portuguese Psychologists Association, Lisbon, 2014)
  • Invited speaker by the Students' Association of the University of Aveiro at the V Psychology Symposium of the University of Aveiro (2016)

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