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Cátia Ribeiro Alves

Cátia is a licensed Psychologist since 2006. She is Full member of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists, having achieved specialist status in Clinical and Health Psychology and advanced specialism in Psychotherapy. Cátia is a registered Psychodynamic Psychotherapist under the Portuguese Society of Clinical Psychology. Since 2013, she has worked as a psychotherapist in the democratic therapeutic community Casa de Alba, from Romão de Sousa Foundation. Cátia has undergone ongoing training in group relations and therapeutic community practice. She attended the training Learning from Action in Italy and Living Learning Experience workshops in Portugal. Recently she undertook training in Open Dialogue and Dialogical Practices in collaboration with Jaakko Seikkula and later with the APOD Academy in London. She has been supervised by the Institute of Dialogical Practice in New York. Cátia collaborated in the first pilot project in Open Dialogue in Portugal and in the community projects of Romão de Sousa Foundation managed by “Portugal Inovação Social” the Active Citizens Fund from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

5th International Mental Health Meeting of Romão de Sousa Foundation