João G. Pereira
Casa de Alba, Romão de Sousa Foundation, Portugal
João G. Pereira is the Clinical Director of Romão de Sousa Foundation (Casa de Alba). He holds a Doctorate in Psychotherapy from Middlesex University, following a number of years in the UK National Health Service developing and researching therapeutic programs. He is a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS), a Registered Psychotherapist with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and has been awarded the European Certificate of Psychotherapy by the EAP. He is interested in understanding what goes on in developing and sustaining therapeutic relationships and in the intersection between psychoanalysis, philosophy and neuroscience. João is currently developing Post-Doctoral Research in Philosophical Psychiatry at NOVA University of Lisbon and is a member of international research groups. He teaches regularly in Évora University, Metanoia Institute and other academic institutions. He is the author and editor of a number of mental health publications and is on the organizing and scientific committee of several scientific events.