PhD in Psychology (2015), specialization in Educational Psychology, by University of Lisbon and University of Coimbra. Master's degree in Psychology - Stress and Wellness (2008), postgraduate in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (2004) and graduate in Psychology - Psychotherapy and Counseling (1996) by the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Lisbon.

Clinical practice with adolescents, adults and couples since 1996. Has taught as an invited teacher in the university since 2004 and has developed training in different areas of Psychology. Was a promoter and project coordinator in the area of ​​community intervention with children / youths and families between 1997 and 2011, being recognized as a Specialist in Community Psychology by the Portuguese Psychologists Association.

Currently teaches in the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Portuguese Catholic University. She is a researcher at the Catholic Research Center for Psychological, Family and Social Wellbeing of the Portuguese Catholic University. Her areas of research and publication are couple relationships, well-being and factors that promote satisfaction and balance in couples.

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Família e escola: Perspetivas sobre a utilização de meios tecnológicos e segurança

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Ana Margarida Veiga Simão). 2017. Revista de Estudios e Investigación en Psicología y Educación
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The retrospective experience of climate in the family-of-origin and dyadic coping in couple relationships: pathways to dyadic adjustment

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Costa-Ramalho, S.). 2017. Journal of Family Studies
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Estudo de Validação do Questionário de Coping Conjugal Prospetivo e do seu Valor Preditivo no Bem-estar Pessoal e no Ajustamento Diádico

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Susana Costa-Ramalho). 2016. Revista Iberoamericana de Diagnóstico y Evaluación - e Avaliação Psicológica
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Validation study of the prospective conjugal coping questionnaire and its predictive value in personal well-being and dyadic adjustment | Estudo de Validação do Questionário de Coping Conjugal Prospetivo e do seu Valor Preditivo no Bem-estar Pesso...

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Costa-Ramalho, S.). 2016. Revista Iberoamericana de Diagnostico y Evaluacion Psicologica
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Commitment in Different Relationships Statuses: Validation Study of the Personal Commitment Scale

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Ana Pego Monteiro). 2015. The Spanish Journal of Psychology
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Savoring positive events in couple life: Impacts on relationship quality and dyadic adjustment

Susana Costa Ramalho (with Susana Costa-Ramalho). 2015. Family Science