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Prof. Dra. Patrícia Pascoal

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Clinical and Health Psychology

Psychological Association Number 2296


Psychotherapy; Sexuality 


Portuguese, English, Spanish


Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy; Couples Therapy; Sex Therapy 


  • Psychotherapist and Supervisor os Psychotherapy accredited by the Portuguese Association of Behavior Therapy

  • Specialist in Clinical and Health Psychology from the Ministry of Health - Senior Health Technician Career

  • Sex Therapist by the Portuguese Society of Clinical Sexology

  • Full-time Clinical Psychologist at the SNS (Portuguese National Heath System) from 1999 to 2008 (highlights: Center for Drug Addiction Treatment of Taipas; Behavioral Psychotherapy Service at Hospital Júlio de Matos)


  • Professor at Lusófona University: coordination of the Masters in Clinical and Health Psychology; Deputy director of the PhD in Clinical Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral orientation

  • Post-Doc University of Porto (FCT Scholarship)

  • European PhD in Clinical Psychology (FCT Scholarship)

  • Bachelor's and Master's Degree from the University of Coimbra


  • Dozens of articles published in international journals indexed in Quartile 1 and 2 

  • Chapters in National and International Books

  • Member of several funded projects

  • Integrated member of CICPSI- University of Lisbon; from SexLab - University of Porto and HEI-Lab

  • Vice Editor of Sexual Medicine (Open Access)

  • Associate Editor of Frontiers in Psychology in Clinical Settings

  • Member of the editorial boards of different magazines in the area of Sexual Health


  • Advisory Committee of the World Sexual Health Association (2017-2021)

  • Scientific Committee of the World Sexual Health Association (2017-2021)

  • Deputy – coordinator of the Education Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine

  • Portuguese Society of Clinical Sexology - President (2018-2021)

  • Portuguese Association of Behavior Therapy – member of social bodies (2018-present)

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