Catarina Pinheiro Mota
Current position and affiliation:
Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Professor and Head of Psychology – University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro - UTAD; Integrate Researcher – Center for Psychology – Porto University; Psychotherapist (Portuguese Society of Client-Centred Psychotherapy and Person-Centred Approach).
Involvement with youth mental health and research interests and activities:
As Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist has been carrying out investigations with the main research interests: Attachment in adolescence and young adulthood (individuation, resilience, well-being, social skills, mental health, ...); Processes inherent to family configuration (traditional, divorced and residential care); Her Post-doc was focused on Relational Dynamics and Institutionalized Attachment Contexts: Implications on Adolescents’ Resilience and Mental Health Development; Reveals a significant interest in practice by analysing and writing case studies within the Clinical psychology and Psychotherapy.