Studies: Psychology (graduated 1986). Sexology (Doctoral course at Salamanca University 1991-1995). PhD on Biomedical Sciences (2001). Started the psychodrama training in 1987.
Professional development Educational field: Member of the Porto branch of Family Planning Association (1987 -) working in the field of Family Planning, Sexual Education, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, a field where psychodrama and sociodrama are very important tools. Taught at the Teachers Training School in the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (1989-2003), educational psychodrama and sociodrama. Between 2004 - 2017)taught at Superior Institute of Social Work of Porto the subject “Active techniques of Group” , Sociodrama, within the Social Workers Training.
Psychotherapeutic field: Private practice. Teaching and training of Psychodrama, Supervision, leading psychodrama psychotherapy groups, individual psychotherapy. Couples sociodrama and the use of psychodrama in clinical sexology.
Memberships: Co-Chair of FEPTO (Federation of European Psychodrama Training Organizations) (2011-2013), Former Chair of FEPTO Research Committee (2008-2011), Chair of the SPP (Portuguese Society of Psychodrama) (2008-2010). Chair of SPSC (Portuguese Society of Clinical Sexology 2013-2015).