Head of the Psychology Department, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa. Scientific Coordinator of the Psychology Research Centre (CIP), R&D unit awarded Good by FCT.
Odete Nunes holds a PhD in Psychology by Université de Toulouse II -Le Mirail (2001), a Master in Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology (1997) and Bachelor in Psychology (1994), both awarded by Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, as well as a Diplôme d´Études Approfondis pela Université de Toulouse II (Le Mirail) (1995).
Odete Nunes has been Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa since 2001, and has lectured courses in the Bachelor in Psychology and in the Master in Clinical Psychology and Counselling. She has been a member of the university’s Scientific Council since 2010.
She is leading researcher in the research project on effects of perception of labour experience in parental bonding and spousal relation and a researcher in the project on Autonomous Families: a Tailored Multidisciplinary Research & Intervention.
She is a member of the Portuguese Psychological Association, an expert in Clinical and Health Psychology and advanced expert in Psychotherapy by the Portuguese Psychological Association and the President of the Portuguese Association for Person-centred Psychotherapy and Counseling (APPCPC).
She is a trainer psychotherapist accreditted by APPCPC and by PCE Europe, and training director in Counselling and Psychotherapy (APPCPC).
She is editorial member of the journal Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapies (since 2012) and of the journal PSIQUE (2008).