Visiting Therapists

  • Mirjam Seybold da Silva

    Registered Nurse and Podiatrist

    Registered with the Portuguese Nursing Council

    Works predominantly in Podiatry:
    - specialised treatment for corns, verrucas, ingrown and thickened toenails;
    - diabetic foot treatments;
        - removal of corns and calluses;
        - removal of toenails;
        - leg and foot massage;
        - treatment of ingrown toenails with braces;
        - home visits.

    Nationality: German

    Languages: German, English and Portuguese.

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  • João Aguiar

    Acupuncture - Phytotherapy - Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Qualified in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the University of Chinese Medicine - Pólo de Cheng Du, in Lisbon.

    Appointments and treatments available for Traditional Chinese Medicine, including acupuncture and plant based herbal remedies.

    Nationality: Portuguese

    Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish

  • Dr. Hermínia Martins

    Clinical Psychology / Hypnotherapy

    Degree in Psychology from the ‘Instituto Superior Dom Alfonso III’ in Loulé.
    Herminía works with patients who are young and old alike, and offers a full clinical psychology service (classical psychotherapy, support during times of crises, psychodiagnostics).
    In her role as psychotherapist , she also carries out hypnosis, which provides a more direct approach when treating certain symptoms and can shorten the length of the therapeutic process.

    Nationality: Portuguese.

    Languages: Portuguese.

  • Dr. Joana Mateus

    Clinical Psychologist.

    Degree in Clinical Psychology from the ‘Instituto Superior Dom Afonso III’ in Loulé.

    Joana offers counselling and psychological support during personal crisis or acute psychological states in children and adults, as well as during  personal difficulties (cancer, death of a loved one, divorce) and other situations where there is conflict or dependency (alcohol, drugs).

    Nationality: Portuguese

    Languages: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish.

  • Ruth Van Dessel

    Physiotherapist

    Qualified in Physiotherapy by the Institute of ISCAM in Belgium and qualified in Manual Therapy in France.

    Treatments offered include: Physiotherapy, Manual Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Massage, Post Operative Rehabilitation.

    Nationality: Belgian

    Languages: English, French, German, Dutch.