Vera, is a Brazilian psychiatrist/psychoanalyst with over 20 years of clinical practice in Brazil prior to immigrating to the US in 1990. While working at the University of Michigan Medical School (1995-2006), Dr. Moura completed the Professional Certification Program in Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine offered by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Washington D.C. At the University of Michigan Integrative Medicine, she facilitated Mind-Body Skills groups of students from a variety of health professions, as well as groups of women with history of abuse; she also conducted research on Mind-Body Medicine and Ancient Ways of Healing. She received her Master’s in Science in Mind Body Medicine from Saybrook University in January 2013.
Currently, she is completing a certification program in Integrative Wellness Coaching at Saybrook University. Dr. Moura is working as an adjunct instructor member in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Program on Integrative Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Moura is skilled in various ancient healing methods derived from indigenous cultures, including Andean (Kichwa), African, Brazilian and Native American. Dr. Moura is committed to educating groups and individual clients on mind-body-spirit integration skills.