Elisa Araújo Coelho, M. Psy. (Clin.)
Graduated in Economics by the Universidade de Brasilia – UNB (2008), and Psychology from the Instituto de Educação Superior de Brasilia – IESB (2009), and has since been working as a Clinical Psychologist. Specialist qualification in Mental Health from the Institute Anankê, with a two year internship at the institute’s Psychiatric Day Hospital (2010). Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Culture from the University of Brasília – UNB (2013). She has worked at the Institute Anankê as a Clinical Psychologist for adolescents and adults, also coordinating the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (2010-2017). Currently, she works at the Institute’s Psychiatric Day Hospital as a Clinical Psychologist.
She also works in her private office with adolescents and adults, in both English and Portuguese, using a psychodynamic approach. She has experience and works in the field of Clinical Psychology, Culture, Mental Health and Psychopathology.
Alberto Rodrigues C. Carvalho, M. Psy. (Clin.)
Alberto Rodrigues C. Carvalho (CRP 01/8758) got his degree in Psychology from the University of Brasilia (UnB) in 2001 and has since been working as a Clinical Psychologist. Having dual citizenship (Brazilian and British) Mr. Carvalho is a specialist in intercultural psychology having had vast experience working with Third Culture Kids and Adults, as well as migrants. Part of his training took place at the Sheppard Pratt Mental Health Hospital in Baltimore MD, USA. He has also been a Professor of Clinical Psychology in local colleges over the last 5 years and is currently a National Consultant for UNICEF and UN WOMEN in charge of the the staff’s mental health during the COVID-19 crisis. He received his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Culture from the University of Brasilia (UnB) in 2009, having studied the direct relationship between mental well-being and migration. In 2015 he completed a two-year specialization course in Analytical Psychology (Carl Jung) and is currently completing an extra four-year analyst training at the SBPA–RJ (Brazilian Analytical Psychology Association), member of the IAAP (International Association for Analytical Psychology). His areas of clinical interest include relationship issues, depression, anxiety, panic disorder, trauma, psychotic disorders, eating disorders and Intercultural Psychology. He works with teenagers, adults and couples. He is also an EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) certified therapist.