Associate Professor at the Psychology Department of UAL, teaching since 2006.
Post-Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Virginia and ISCTE-IUL, in 2015 (FCT funding).
PhD in Psychology by the University of Porto, in 2006 (FCT funding).
Director of PSIQUE – Revista Científica de Psicologia da UAL, from 2011 to 2018.
Coordinator of the Research Project Well-Being and Development – CIP-UAL (since 2011).
Scientific Coordinator of the Research and Intervention Project for Senior Group Singing Intervention (OPP funding, DGARTES), from 20182020.
Elected member of the Scientific Council of the UAL, since 2019.
Effective Member of the Portuguese Psychologists Order, since 2012.
Member of the Portuguese Society of Health Psychology, since 2004.
Researcher at CIS-ISCTE, since 2007, and APPsyCI-ISPA, since 2018.
Clinical Practice and Psychological Counselling in Hospital and Private settings, since 1999.