R. Padre Américo 18F Escritorio 6, 1600-548 Lisboa
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History of the clinic

ConnectU Therapy Group began its journey in 2010 with the deep belief that every person deserves access to high-quality psychotherapy and support in their journey to psychological well-being. Our story is one of passion, overcoming challenges and constantly striving for improvement.


ConnectU Therapy Group was founded by Sandra Ainock, an experienced therapist with extensive experience in psychology and psychotherapy. With her inspiration to create a welcoming and effective therapy space, the clinic was opened with the clear intention of helping people find paths to healing.

Our missions and values

At ConnectU Therapy Group, we are dedicated to creating a unique environment where each client can find psychological well-being, harmony and personal growth. Our mission is to be a guide on the journey to self-understanding, healing and inspiration by providing high quality and personalized therapeutic services.


We believe in the power of empathy and understanding. Our therapists strive to listen with attention, be understanding, and create a safe space for clients to express their feelings and thoughts.


We adhere to high standards of professionalism and ethics in all aspects of our work. It is important for us to provide high quality services and maintain trusting relationships with clients.

Our Team

Our team is a group of dedicated and highly trained professionals whose goal is to create a supportive and effective environment for clients. We combine a variety of experience and expertise in our commitment to providing outstanding therapeutic services.

Dr. Jose Martinez


A specialist in psychiatry, Dr. Martinez brings to the team extensive knowledge and experience in the medication-assisted treatment of mental health disorders, providing a comprehensive approach to psychotherapy.

Sandra Ainok


Sandra is the heart of our clinic. A licensed therapist with extensive experience, she is the founder of ConnectU Therapy Group. Her passion for psychotherapy and personal touch with each client inspires our entire team.

Maria Garcia

Children's Therapist

Specializing in working with families and children, Maria brings warmth and understanding to the team. Her experience in family therapy helps us better understand and support relationships within families.