Denise Pires Callao, PhD (Brazil) CMHP, RBT
Denise Callao is a Certified Mental Health Professional (CMHP), a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), and NBI’s Clinical Care Coordinator for Latin American Patients.
She received her Bachelors in Psychology from Mogi das Cruzes University (Universidade de Mogi das Cruzes) and her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Catholic University of Campinas (Universidade Católica de Campinas). She earned her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Sao Paulo University (USP). Ms. Callao is a Licensed Psychologist in her native country, Brazil.
Ms. Callao completed her specialization in Hospital and Health Psychology at Santa Casa de São Paulo, where she was the coordinator of the psychology division for the Oncology Center of Mogi Cruzes, São Paulo. Subsequently, she became a professor at São Judas Tadeu University (Universitdade São Judas Tadeu), where for 21 years she taught many subjects with the primary focus in Behavioral Therapies. She also supervised interns and was a committee member and chair for masters and doctoral dissertations. She coordinated the Psychology Program at the University Braz Cubas for 10 years.
As she is presently not eligible to be licensed to practice as a psychologist in the US, and in accordance with the State of Florida and American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines, Ms. Callao’s scope of practice for NBI is based on the certifications that she holds as a CMHP and RBT. At NBI, she works under the supervision of a Florida Licensed Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst.