Mindfulness Teachers



 Carla Martins                


Dra Carla Martins                                                  



  - Founder and CEO Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness since 2007.

  - Ph.D. Psychology, (focus on Transpersonal Psychology and Mindfulness-Based Interventions), Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, U.S.A.

  - MSC Cognitive Neuropsychology, University of Kent, U.K 

  - Diploma Clinical Neuropsychology, Psiclinica, PT

  - Bsc Psychology - University of Glamorgan, U.K.

  - Qualified Teacher of MBSR - Center for Mindfulness of the University of Massachussetts (CFM UMASS) since 2007

  - Mindfulness Teacher for Children and Adolescents, Still Quiet Place and Mindful Schools since 2013

  - Portuguese Ambassador for Mindfulness App – MINDAPPS

 - Consultant for EsmeraldAzul in the area of Mindfulness since 2014

  - Author of the book - Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults: Evidence for Practice (Jessica Kinsgley Publishers, Inglaterra)
  - Professional experience in the area of clinical research at Oxford University (U.K.) during 4 years in the field of neuropscyhology and at the       Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (U.S.A.) during 4 years in the field of mindfulness-interventions
  - Personal experience in mindfulness meditation for over 25 years and Yoga Practice 1999
  - Effective member of the Portuguese Psychological Association since 2011, with recognised specialization in Clinical and Health Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology, Professional License 010431





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 Professional Training


- Training in Mindfulness Programs for Children and Adolescents: Mindful in Schools Project (UK), Mindful Schools (USA), Susan Keiser Greenland (USA), Gina Biegel (USA) | 2014-2017



Academic Training

- Undergraduate degree in Psychology from the Faculty of Psychology and Education at the University of Porto, Portugal.


Professional Experience

- since 2015 – Mindfuness teacher for children and adolescets at Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness

- 2006- 2012 – Project coordinator at national and european level and harm reduction Professional with youth at party settings at APDES Piaget Agency for Development.

- 2004- 2006 – Harm reduction Professional with drug users (schools, party settings and injection rooms) and sex workers ar ABD Associació Benestar y Desarollo (Barcelona)

- 2002- 2003 – Psychologist at APAV (Portuguese Association for Crime Victims)


Personal training in Mindfulness 2012 - 2018

- Saki Santorelli and Florence Meyers:Mind & Body Medicine (UMASS, E.U.A)

- Tara Brach e Jack Kornefield,Power of Awareness(Sounds True, USA)

- Oren Sofen:Mindful Comunication (Mindful Schools, USA)

- Mikaela Ovèn Conscious Parenting, (Life Training, Portugal)

- Elisa Kozasa: CEB – Cultivating Emotional Balance (Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness, Portugal)

- Carla Martins: MBSR (Ser Integral: Portuguese Center for Mindfulness, Portugal)







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