Consultation-liaison Psychology

6 ECTS / Semester / Portuguese

Learning outcomes of the curricular unit:

a) To know and to understand the evolution of Consultation-Liaison Psychology (CLP), pertinence, areas and models of action, specific skills and activities of the CL psychologist, particularly in medical settings;
b) To know and to understand the fundamental characteristics and explanatory multifactorial models of various clinical conditions, common within the scope of CLP;
c) To understand and critically reflect on the specificity of the processes of screening, assessment, diagnosis and planning of intervention strategies in CLP;
d) To demonstrate skills in recording clinical information, assessing and formulating cases, and defining appropriate recommendations and intervention plans;
e) To critically reflect on the developmental and cultural considerations in the context of CLP;
f) To critically reflect on the contribution of technological innovation in intervention applied to various clinical conditions, ethical and research challenges in CLP.


Assistant Professor
PhD in Psychology from Universidade de Lisboa, is the Director of the CRC-W (Católica Research Centre for Psychological, Family and Social Wellbeing…
Assistant Professor
Bárbara Nazaré has an integrated master’s degree in Clinical and Health Psychology (Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of…
Professor - Instituto de Ciências da Saúde
Professor no Instituto de Ciências da Saúde da Universidade Católica Portuguesa; Coordenador de vários cursos na área dos Cuidados Paliativos; Revisor…