José is a Counsellor and Psychotherapist holding an MSc in
Counselling and several qualifications in Addiction Counselling. He
has been working in the field of addiction and associated disorders
since 2003 gaining extensive experience working with compulsive
behaviours, mental health and substance addictions.
Over the years José has worked primarily in leading residential
treatment facilities as Counsellor, Senior Counsellor, Head
Therapist and Clinical Manager overseeing teams of
multidisciplinary clinicians. He has worked individually with clients
over extended periods of time affording the opportunity for long
term and sustainable recovery and change.
As an integrative therapist with long experience working in the
addiction and compulsive behaviours’ field, José provides a range of
different models and concepts of therapy, such as CBT, CAT, MI,
Relapse Prevention, Psychodynamic, Systemic and Gestalt. He
facilitates psycho-educational workshops and interpersonal
psychotherapy groups as well as individual therapy, supervision,
training, and clinical management.
José is fluent in English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish. He is also
involved in Communitarian work, Politics and Sports