About

Hugo is a Senior Clinical and Counselling Psychologist. He is a Chartered Psychologist with the Portuguese Statutory Psychologists Order (OPP), registered with the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and also ongoing for Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). He is also Registered with the American Psychological Association and has European Accreditation in Clinical and Health + Educational Psychology with Europsy. He specialised in several types of Assessment needs and also Therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Family Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy and Systemic Therapy. Along his academic path, he also achieved other Post-Graduation qualifications in Health and Safety, Health Psychology, among other qualifications such as Mental Health Court Expert, College Teacher, Trainer, Mediator, and Instructors and Validation Coordinator. Hugo has 22 years of experience working as a Psychologist in Health in several therapeutic settings. He is experienced across clinical populations and presenting issues (assessment and intervention), including Adult Mental Health, Trauma, PTSD, OCD, Anxiety and Depressive disorders, Individual and Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Children and Adults with Disabilities and Special Needs, Addictions, Eating Disorders, Psychosomatic Disorders, Children and Adolescent Mental Health, Parental Practices and Behavioural Needs, and worked with and managed several mental health Assessment and Intervention teams, multidisciplinary teams, and Services.

Speciality

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss

Education

Master’s Degree

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias – Master Conversion Degree in Clinical Psychology and Counselling

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