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About me

Psychological counseling: illuminating minds, fostering growth.

Imagine life as a vast ocean, and sometimes, we're sailing through rough waters – our feelings and thoughts swirling like waves. These tough times are like storms, but guess what? Just like a river shapes its path over time, we too can become stronger through challenges. It's like having a friend's hand to hold onto during a storm – it helps us stay steady. And when the storm passes, it's like the sky clearing up after rain.

That's why having psychological support can be an extra help when life's obstacles and complications arise. After dealing with my own share of emotional challenges, I chose to be the person who can offer a helping hand to others.

The well-being of my patients is my primary concern, and I want to provide them with the tools to overcome their apprehensions and enable them to flourish.

- Joana Mendes

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Online psychological counseling

I specialize in providing online psychological counseling, offering a convenient and confidential way for individuals to access support for their emotional well-being. 

Online counseling provides a flexible and comfortable environment where you can prioritize your mental health from the comfort of your own space.

Training and experience as an ABA-Therapist

ABA therapy is a way of helping people, especially those with conditions like autism, learn and develop important skills. It's like using simple steps to teach new behaviors. This therapy is suitable for children and adults.


  • ABA-therapist at AutiBe in Switzerland

  • Therapist using the TEACCH-approach at Deutsche Schule Lissabon

Certificate in clinical hypnosis

I use Ericksonian Hypnosis in clinical psychological consultations to combat anxiety, relationship problems, fears, phobias, trauma, addictions, change beliefs, promote relaxation, improve a patient's health, etc.

The certificate was awarded by ReConstruir in Lisbon.

Certificate in psychological first aid

I know how to provide psychological first aid to people in an emergency by employing the RAPID model: Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition.

The certificated was awarded by Johns Hopkins University.

Master in clinical psychology and psychotherapy

I have a degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in children and adolescents, as well as in psychopathology from University of Bern - Switzerland.

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