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Inês Horta

Doctor of Psychology
Psychologist FSP
Member of the  Swiss Association for Children and Teen Psychology
Developmental psychologist

Tel: +41 79 695 11 52  | Mail:



  • Assessments for children, teenagers and adults (cognition, language, socioemotional development, vocational and professional skills)

  • Educational support on learning difficulties, learning disabilities (dyslexia and dyscalculia, attention deficit), communication, social competences, empathy, socioemotional development, behavior, adaptation, self-esteem and motivation

  • Consultancy to parents and teachers

  • Vocational and professional orientation

  • Coaching on Career management, leadership skills, communication skills, stress management, motivation and self-esteem

  • Training: design and implementation of training programs both in educational and corporate settings (developmental and learning issues, communication and interpersonal skills, understanding and working in multicultural environments, best practices)


  • Individual counselling

  • Parents and family counselling

  • Group trainings


  • English

  • Portuguese (mother tongue)

  • Spanish

Academic background

  • Degree in applied Psychology, specialization in Educational Psychology (ISPA), Lisbon

  • Masters in Educational Psychology (ISPA)

  • Doctor of Psychology (ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Lisbon)

Professional occupation

  • Developmental psychologist in private practice (Lisbon, Portugal)
    Assessment and intervention as Children and Teen psychologist
    School and career counselling (ages 14 to 24)
    Coaching (for adults): Personal development and Career management
    Design, implementation and assessment (for companies) of Learning & Development programs, Leadership development initiatives, Change Management initiatives and Career / Executive development programs
    Design, implementation and assessment of professional and interpersonal skills development programs

  • Educational psychologist at Alfa-Beta School in Lisbon
    Assessment and intervention as Child psychologist
    Classroom support
    Implementation of and mediation in development measures
    Design and implementation of preventive projects
    Leading parents and teachers meetings
    Design, implementation and assessment of professional and interpersonal skills development programs

  • Professor at the Higher Institute of Education and Sciences in Lisbon
    Teaching on Masters, teachers teaching training and further education courses (Developmental Psychology; Educational Psychology; Acquisition of Oral and Written Languages; Special Education Needs)
    Research, Supervision and Coaching

  • Since 2018: Developmental Psychologist in private practice in Zürich and Baar
    Design and implementation of systemic, goal oriented programs focused on career management, vocational orientation, behavioral change, as well as personal and emotional development


  • Recognition from the “Psychologieberufekommission PsyKo”, Bern: Degree in Applied Psychology

  • Federation of Swiss Psychologists, FSP

  • Swiss Association for Children and Teen Psychology, SKJP

We would be pleased to support you

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