At Global Minds, you will find
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A  Dedicated Team

with over 20 years of combined experience in psychoeducational assessment and support.

Specialised Support

to English speaking children and their families, as well as to all children whose school context requires support or assessing in English.

Continually updated know-how

related  to assessment protocols and instruments in English, taking into account examination board requirements, as well as university applications procedures.

 

Our Team

All members of our team

Are bilingual (English and Portuguese)

 

Have vast experience working with children and teenagers, within clinical and school contexts,

in both Portuguese and international schools 

Catarina Faria e Maya - Psychologist - Global Minds
Catarina Faria e Maya

Educational Psychologist

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Areas of Expertise

Intervention/Assessment Areas

  • Behavioural and emotional difficulties

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)​

    • Specific Learning Disorders (dyslexia, dysorthography and dyscalculia)

  • Learning difficulties and behavioural advice/coaching

  • Parental Support

Global Minds Cascais Portugal
Francisca Soares de Albergaria

Clinical Psychologist

Areas of Expertise

Intervention/Assessment Areas

  • Behavioural and emotional difficulties

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)​

    • Specific Learning Disorders (SLD), with impairment in:

      • Reading and Written Expression (e.g.: dyslexia, dysorthography)

      • Mathematics (e.g.: dyscalculia)

  • Learning difficulties and behavioural advice/coaching

  • Family Therapy / Parental Support

Ulrica Lowndes Marques - Psychologist - Global Minds
Ulrica Oom Lowndes Marques

Educational Psychologist

School Psychology

Systemic Family Intervention

Areas of Expertise

Intervention/Assessment Areas

  • Behavioural and emotional difficulties

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)​

    • Specific Learning Disorders (dyslexia, dysorthography and dyscalculia)

  • Learning difficulties and behavioural advice/coaching

  • Family Therapy / Parental Support

  • Careers Guidance Counselling

  • University Applications

Global Minds Cascais Portugal
Joana Hissa Hovancik

Counselling Psychologist

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

 

Areas of Expertise

Intervention/Assessment Areas

  • Individual psychotherapy for children and teens, covering emotional and behavioural aspects, like:

    • Mood, anxiety and adjustment disorders

    • Obsessive-compulsive behaviours and phobias

    • School refusal 

    • Eating disorders, body image and self-esteem difficulties 

    • Self-harm behaviours

  • Family / Parental support