Maristela J. Fernandes, PhD


Alter Postweg, Könisgbrunn 86343
Bayern, Germany

Biography

She holds a degree in Psychology from the State University of Minas Gerais (2002) and a master’s degree in Sciences (emphasis in Neurosciences) from the Federal University of São João del-Rei (2006). She is a Doctor of Psychology at PUC Minas and a PhD/Sociology at Augsburg University in Germany (2020). She was an Assistant Professor IV of the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais since 2007 until 2019. Already she acted as coordinator of Research in Psychology of the Psychology course of PUC – MG. Has experience in the area of Clinical Psychology, Public Health and Education, with emphasis on Higher Education. She was a professor at the State University of Minas Gerais, in the Psychology course, from February 2006 until December 2008. To improve her clinical practice, she studied Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at IEC / PUC. She was professor of the disciplines Neuropsychology, Neurophysiology, Methodology of Research in Psychology, Psychology and Health Institutions in the Psychology course; and, Social anthropology of Health, Psychology in Health and Work of Course Completion in Nursing course. She coordinated the Extension Projects “Puc More Age” and “Joints in Health Mediated by PUC” – of which she was also the idealizer. She was the proponent and coordinated for 18 months the Latu Senso Postgraduate course “Psychology: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy”, with the IEC at PUC Minas, 2015–2017.

Education

• (2020) PhD, Augsburg University
• (2020) Doctor of Psychology, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais
• (2019) Diploma in Psychologie (Berufsverband Deutscher Psychologinnen und Psychologen (BDP)
• (2010) Post Lacto sensu (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), IEC/PUC
• (2006) Master’s Degree (Sciences), Federal University of São João del Rey
• (2002) Diploma (Psychology), State University of Minas Gerais

Research Interest

Her research interests keywords: Social psychology, Health psychology, Cognitive behavioral psychotherapy, Racism, Violence against women and children, Feminism, Depression, Anxiety, Humor disorders, Cancer, Epidemiology and pandemics.

Scientific Activities

Publications

1. Fernandes MJ. Deconstructing Women and Ensuring Life: Trajectories in Facing Breast Cancer in Brazil and in Germany. [dissertation]. Augsburg, Germany; Universität Augsburg; 2020; 285.
2. Fernandes MJ. Desmontando a Mulher e Assegurando a Vida: Trajetórias de Luta Contra o Câncer de Mama no Brasil e na Alemanha. [In: Portuguese]. [dissertation] Horizonte, Brazil; Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais; 2020.
3. Fernandes MJ. Acompanhamento Terapêutico em Psicooncologia: Incorporação de Práticas na Formação, Pesquisa e Intervenção [In: Portuguese]. Erfurt, Germany: Novas Edições Acadêmicas; 2019: 96.
4. Fernandes MJ, Gabriela de OA, Santos BP, da Silva AM, Resende da CMC, de Paiva CTB, et al. O Enfrentamento do Câncer de Mama e a Psicooncologia. (The Coping of the Breast Cancer and the Psychooncology) [In: Portuguese]. II Livro do Programa Pró- Saúde e Pet-Saúde na PUC Minas. Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Editora da PUC Minas; 2018.
5. da Silva AM, Fernandes MJ. Psicooncologia: Acompanhamento terapêutico sob a ótica da terapia cognitivo-comportamental. [In: Portuguese]. Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Livro Destaques da PUC Minas; 2017: 131-144.
6. Fernandes MJ, de Castilho CECR, Isabella A. Futebol & Psicologia – Psicologia do Esporte: Considerações acerca das intervenções do profissional psicólogo junto às categorias de base do futebol. [In: Portuguese]. 2017; 31: 219-2388.
7. Fernandes MJ, Gabriela de OA; Santos BL, da Silva AM, Souza SRV. Acompanhamento thrapeuticl em psicoonologia: Enfrentando o câncer de mama. [In: Portuguese]. Belo Horizonte, Brazil: De Groupos de Pesquisa ee intervencio; 2016: 172-174.
8. Fernandes MJ, da Rocha HA, Frazão DPS. Articulações em Saúde: Contribuições para o Fortalecimento do Trabalho em Rede entre Centro de Atenção Psicossocial e Estratégia de Saúde da Família. [In: Portuguese]. Gerais: Revista de Saúde Pública do SUS/MG. 2014; 2(1): 53-68.
9. Fernandes MJ. Acompanhamento Terapêutico em Psico-oncologia: Incorporação de Práticas. [In: Portuguese]. Anais do II Encontro de Políticas Públicas do Alto São Francisco. 2010; 1: 31-41.
10. Fernandes MJ. Alterações Eletrofisiológicas, Durante Epilepsia Experimental Sustentada por Conexões Não-Sinápticas, em Giro Denteado de Ratos em Desenvolvimento. [In: Portuguese]. [dissertation]. Minas Gerais, Brazil; Universidade Federal de São João del Rei; 2006.