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Online therapy in Sao Paulo

Online therapy in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has emerged as an alternative for individuals suffering from mental health problems. With the growing accessibility of internet technologies, online therapy is becoming more popular in Brazil.

The technology is part of an international trend where complex conditions are treated through web-based self-help programs or by “live” sessions conducted over the Internet, provided by professional therapists.

The new online treatment is already offering help to hundreds of Brazilians with depression, stress or drug addiction problems. It can also provide assistance for other mental health conditions such as bulimia nervosa, trichotillomania, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and panic attacks.

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Mental Health in Sao Paulo

The mental health conditions in Sau Paulo include depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses. According to a study done by psychiatry Alberto de Rossi Filho the overall prevalence of mental health conditions is five percent. The most prevalent mental health condition in Sao Paulo was anxiety with 10% of the population having it. This data is based on research that was done over a period of 12 years.

The mental health statistics in Sau Paulo show that there are more women diagnosed with mental illness than men. This is seen in the statistics of depression where 11% of women have been diagnosed compared to 6% of men. The study also shows that women are four times as likely to seek help for their mental health condition than men.


The research also showed that people who had a mental health condition were more likely to seek help if they had a higher level of education. People who finished high school were 20% more likey to seek help than the people in the study who didn’t have a high school education.

The data shows that it is important for people in Sao Paulo with a mental illness to seek treatment. There are many options for treatment in Sau Paulo, but it is important to remember that there are different forms of mental illness and what works for one condition might not work for another.

Best Therapists in Sao Paulo

Marina Gavião

This therapist is from the Clinic of Integrative Medicine in Sao Paulo. She has been working in alternative medicine for many years, and she practices psychotherapy and spiritual therapy. She studied from many masters, including Tommaso Palamidessi in Italy, who studied with Roberto Assagioli. She helps people with depression, low self-esteem, and anxiety. She believes that the most important thing is to learn how to love oneself first before learning how to love others. Her treatments are 50% physical and 50% psychological.

Renée Fernandes

This therapist believes that the mind and body are connected, which is why it is important for her to help people make peace with their minds in order to be healthy physically. She claims that she has had psychic powers since she was a child because when someone close to her would get sick, she would also get the same disease even if they were far away from each other. She studied at UCLA where she earned both a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology.

Luciana Murgel

Luciana Murg is exclusively dedicated to women’s health in Brazil. She was formerly a physician in obstetrics, gynecology, and infertility at the Hospital das Clinicas which is affiliated with the University of Sao Paulo’s Medical School. She stopped practicing medicine to focus on women’s counseling using Hormonal Integrative Therapy because she believes that each woman who comes to her has her own story that helps the healing process even if it is difficult to find what truly needs to be healed.

Maria Cristina Motta

Maria Cristina Mota has studied many types of alternative therapies including Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Esalen massage, Feldenkrais Method, Bioenergetics, Yoga Nidra, Taoist meditation techniques from China and Japan Shinto Koshi. She was trained in the United States at the Esalen Institute. She is also a licensed acupuncturist and holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from UCLA and has many specialties such as International Adoption, Sexuality & Relationships, Spiritual Guidance, Life Transitions, and Women’s Health.

Eliana Dutra

This therapist is known for her pioneering work in bodywork therapies. She travels around the world to speak about her techniques, which are evidence-based and used by many therapists in Sao Paulo today. She studied from many greats in her field, including Ida Rolf and Dr. Tracey Plowman. She helps people with mental illness, pain, and trauma. She claims that she has worked with several Olympic athletes who go to her for physical rehabilitation because the techniques she uses are like no other.

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Common types of therapies in Sao Paulo

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Sao Paulo is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Sao Paulo is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Sao Paulo focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

Other therapy approaches include:

ACT Therapy in Sao Paulo, Art Therapy in Sao Paulo, Behavioral Therapy in Sao Paulo, Contemplative Therapy in Sao Paulo, Play Therapy in Sao Paulo, EMDR Therapy in Sao Paulo, Emotionally Focused Therapy in Sao Paulo, Existential Therapy in Sao Paulo, Experiential Therapy in Sao Paulo, Gestalt Therapy in Sao Paulo, Hypnotherapy Therapy in Sao Paulo, Music Therapy Therapy in Sao Paulo, Narrative Therapy in Sao Paulo, Psychodynamic Therapy in Sao Paulo, Psychoanalytic Therapy in Sao Paulo, and Somatic Therapy in Sao Paulo.


Psychologists or therapists in Sao Paulo help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Sao Paulo area therapist. Online therapy in Singapore is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Sao Paulo via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Sao Paulo free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Sao Paulo area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Sao Paulo also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

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