Psychology Unit


Following what was determined by the Management Council of the University of Madeira (no. 1/23/2020 of 26 May), in order to guarantee the safety of all academic community, psychology sessions or any other face-to-face assistance by Serviço de Psicologia (Counselling Unit) are being held mostly online. In exceptional cases*, face-to-face service can be provided, by appointment.

The face-to-face sessions take place at Campus Universitário da Penteada (room 2.135, second floor) 

 IMPORTANT: All the appointments should be schedule by Email: [ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ] / Mobile Phone:  [+351 91 81 59 467]. 



In view of the constraints resulting from the pandemic COVID19, and in accordance with the guidelines of the DGS and the University of Madeira, for responsible and safe use of spaces, we request compliance with the following rules:

If you have symptoms or have been diagnosed with COVID-19, please do not go to the spaces. Choose to book an appointment online.

Disinfect your hands well when entering the building, using the alcohol gel dispenser.

The use of a mask is mandatory.

While staying at the premises, comply with all recommendations regarding hand hygiene, breathing etiquette, and physical distance.

Avoid physical contact, ensuring a minimum distance of 2 meters. 


For more information check here https://www.uma.pt/covid-19/.   





 Choose to live with emotional and psychological health 



The Psychological Unit of the University of Madeira was created in 2009. 

Check last year activities report (year 2018/2019) to get to know a little more about what we do, our self-help materials, published articles, among others.



  • Students and employees of the University of Madeira (and their sons and daughters)
  • Population of Madeira


  • Tutoring Program for Students of the University of Madeira 
  • Individual Counselling (children, teenagers, young adults, adults and elderly).
  • Workshops


  • Emotional disorders
  • Relationship problems
  • School-Related Problems
  • Family adjustment problems
  • And others problems




Partnerships and Affiliations  

Our psychologists are members of the Portuguese Psychologists' Order (OPP)

Our Service integrates the Network Services of Psychological Counseling in Higher Education (RESAPES)


Académica da Madeira (Student's Union)

Project "Invest in yourself! Increase your competitive advantage in the labor market!" [see more]

  AMI - Centro Porta Amiga do Funchal [International Medical Assistance]


 Câmara Municipal do Funchal (Funchal City Hall) 

Project of Bibliotherapy "Abrindo portas para o futuro através da Leitura e Reflexão"  [“Opening Doors to the Future through Reading and Reflection"] [Saiba mais] 

* Project"Mexe-te" E5G, financed by European Social Funds / Portugal 2020,  [Saiba mais] 

* Collaborations in activities such as bibliotherapy in the local Book Fair (between 2011 and 2016), among others.