Hearing with the Secretary for Education

The Ordem demands psychologists in the CPCT teams


After several OPP requests for a meeting, since October 2012, it was granted for February 7th, with the Secretary for Education, João Grancho.

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COPVC honors President of OPP

Telmo Mourinho Baptista honored


Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the Ordem dos Psicólogos and President of the Iberoamerican Federation of Psychology Associations (IFPA) will be honored by the Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos de la Comunidad Valenciana (COPCV) for his work on behalf of psychology in Portugal.

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President of OPP talks about the use of antidepressants in Portugal

“Psychology is an alternative or a complement response to the medication intervention”


Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, adressed in the last few days the rising consumption of antidepressants in Portugal and accentuated psychology as an alternative that, unfortunately, is not yet being used and made available to citizens as it should be.

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The Cabinet, The Ministry of Economy e Employment and the NCPA signed protocol

Access to paid internships


The Cabinet, the Ministry of Economy and Employment and the Nacional Council of Professional Assciations (NCPA), of which the Ordem dos Psicólogos is a member, signed today a protocol destined to remove the existing barriers to access to financing programs for mandatory internships to obtain a professional certificate.

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Goal is to provide the citizens with relevant information to make career choices when the time comes

OPP launches “I want to be a Psychologist” website


This week the Ordem dos Psicólogos launched the “I want to be a Psychologist” website, a place to analise the accurate and current numbers regarding Psychology in Portugal. According to Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the OPP, “this is a civic contribuition from the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses so that citizens can have access to every relevant information when the time comes to choose a career”.

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President interviewed on Economic Channel

“There is no economic recovery without a good mental health”


Telmo Mourinho Baptista, President of the Ordem dos Psicólogos Portugueses, was interviewed on the Economico TV's show, “Human Capital”, and adressed the issues of career options for psychologists and the role and importance they have in society.

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