Telmo Mourinho Baptista

International scientific advisory board

Graduated in Psychology from the University of Lisbon - Faculty of Psychology, 1983;
Master of Psychology from University of Lisbon – Faculty of Psychology 1988;
UCLA – 1988-89  Frequency of the doctoral program in Health Psychology
Ph.D. 2001 in Psychotherapy from the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Psychology

President of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses (the portuguese psychologists professional board);
President of the Federacion IberoAmericana de Asociaciones de Psicologia – FIAP (Iberoamerican Federation of Psychological Associations);
Vice-President of The Portuguese Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (Associação Portuguesa de Terapias Comportamental e Cognitiva- APTCC).

Psychotherapy, narrative processes, health psychology (pain, palliative care, technology applied to health), evaluation of programs, history of ideas.

Professor since 1983 at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Psychology;
Also collaborating with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon and Évora University. Department of Psychology;
Teaching courses on psychotherapy, health psychology, communication, palliative care, pain, adult development.


Jaime C. Branco e Telmo M. Baptista (eds) (2013) “A dor e as suas circunstâncias” (Pain and its circumstances), Lisboa, Lidel.


  • Barbara Gonzalez, Telmo M. Baptista, Jaime C. Branco & Rosa F. Novo (2014) “Fibromyalgia characterization in a psychosocial approach”, Psychology, Health & Medicine, DOI:10.1080/13548506.2014.931590;
  • Barbara Gonzalez, Telmo M. Baptista, Jaime C. Branco & Ana S. Ferreira (2013) “Fibromyalgia: antecedent life events, disability, and causal attribution”, Psychology, Health & Medicine, DOI:10.1080/13548506.2012.752098;
  • David Neto, Telmo M. Baptista, Kim Dent-Brown (2011) “Assimilation and Meaning Construction in Psychotherapy”, International Journal of Psychotherapy 01/2011, 15:25-37;
  • David D. Neto & Telmo Baptista. (2010) “Does language mirror the elaboration of the trauma memory? Identification of Assimilation Indices in Narratives of Patients with PTSD”, World Journal of Psychotherapy 01/2010, 3:186-196;
  • Cabrita J., Ferreira H., Iglésias P., Baptista T., Rocha E., Lopes da Silva A. & Pereira Miguel J. (2004) “Patterns and determinants of psychoactive drug use in Lisbon University students: a population-based study”, Pharm World Sci 2004, 26:79–82.