Clinical Psychologist, MSc in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Health Psychology. Psychology Coordinator and Associated Professor at Universidade Europeia in Lisbon. Invited Professor in the Integrated Master in Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Portuguese Catholic University.
Scientific coordinator several international projects, including Erasmus+ Sport. Reviewer for several international journals and member of Scientific and Professional Societies. Co-author of 47 international papers, 18 international abstracts; 9 book chapters and/or books; 10 international scientific-pedagogical reports; 82 international communications and 13 scientific awards and distinctions. She is the supervisor of 2 ongoing PhD theses, 11 MSc theses, 19 academic/ professional internships.
Scientific interests are focused on Quality of Life and Well-being, psychosocial variables, states of humor in chronic diseases in adolescents and adults.