Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

+351 963 151 022

Mercedes is an Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and a Relationship Therapist with a successful private practice in the Lisbon region, Portugal.

She also has an online practice where she works internationally with clients from across the UK and Europe, offering counselling services in English and Spanish.

Mercedes works with individuals and couples who are experiencing relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, bereavement, trauma, anxiety and depression.

Alongside her private practice, Mercedes works with Faversham Counselling Services, a BACP accredited organisation and contractor of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), where she provides counselling to individuals struggling with a range of personal, emotional or relationship issues.

Having previously lived and worked in corporate settings in London, Paris, Tokyo, Madrid and Dublin, Mercedes has a strong understanding of cross-cultural issues, enabling her to provide psychological support to people of various nationalities living in diverse circumstances, including those experiencing cultural adaptation difficulties. Her corporate experience means she is also able to offer counselling in burnout and workplace conflict situations.

Mercedes is a certified yoga instructor and she regularly practises mindfulness and meditation, enabling her to connect deeply and genuinely with her clients and facilitate the process of profound healing and personal transformation.

As a Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), Mercedes is bound by and adheres to the Ethical Framework for Counselling Professions. This means she works under regular supervision to uphold the highest quality standards in her practice and ensure the confidentiality of her services.

Mercedes is currently completing an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy at Middlesex University. As such, she is a Trainee Member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).