Carla Moleiro

Corresponding Member

Psychology Professor at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)

Carla Moleiro is a university professor at the Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL), in Lisbon, Portugal, where she teaches in the Psychology Department and is a researcher at the Centre for Research and Social Intervention (Cis-IUL). She is also a clinical psychologist and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist. 
She obtained her Masters in Counseling Psychology and her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of California Santa Barbara. Her recent work has been dedicated to the understanding of cultural and individual diversity competencies of clinicians and mental health systems, as well as to community intervention with minority groups. She has also an interest in Ethics and Professional Development. In 2010, she was elected the president of the Portuguese Association for Transcultural Psychology and Psychiatry.

Recent publications on CED in English:

1. Moleiro, C., Freire, J. & Tomsic, M. (in press). Immigrants’ Perspectives on Clinician Cultural Diversity Competencies: A qualitative study with immigrants in Portugal. Health & Social Care in the Community.

2. Moleiro, C., Pinto, N. & Freire, J. (in press). Effects of Age on Spiritual Well-Being and Homonegativity: Religious Identity and Practices among LGB Persons in Portugal. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging.

3. Moleiro, C., Pussetti, C., Santinho, C., Vachiano, F., Olivenca, S., Santos, J. On Behalf of the T-Share Project (2012). A Comparison of Health Service Accessibility for Immigrants among European Countries in the T-Share Project. Porta Di Massa Laboratorio Autogestito Di Filosofia Epistemologia Scienze Politico-Sociali, Numero speciale: Il progetto “T-share - Transcultural Skills for Health and care”, 15-20.

4. Gonçalves, M. & Moleiro, C. (2012). The family-school-primary care triangle and the access to mental health care among migrant and ethnic minorities. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, 14, 682-690.

5. Moleiro, C., Marques, S & Pacheco, P. (2011). Cultural Diversity Competencies in Child and Youth Care Services in Portugal: Development of two measures and a brief training program. Children and Youth Services Review, 33(5), 767-773.

6. Moleiro, C. (2011). Studies of (in/ex)clusion of migrants and ethnic minorities in the health system.  In R. Salvador, A. Firmino, C. Ponte and E. Ferreira (Orgs), Geographies of Inclusion: challenges and opportunities (pp. 22-35). Lisboa: e-GEO Centro de Estudos de Geografia e Planeamento Regional. 

7. Moleiro, C., Silva, A., Rodrigues, R. & Borges, V. (2009). Health and Mental Health Needs and Experiences of Minority Clients in Portugal. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 5(1), 15-24.

8. Neufeldt, S. A., Pinteris, E. J., Moleiro, C., Lee, T. E., Yang, P. H., Brodie, R. E., & Orliss, M. J. (2006). How do graduate student therapists incorporate diversity factors in case conceptualization? Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training (Special issue: Culture, Race, and Ethnicity in Psychotherapy), 43(4), 464-479.