Luís Costa da Silva

Staff details

Position Associate Lecturer (IMS) Doctoral Researcher (Department of Psychology)
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Luís Costa da Silva

Luís is a doctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology and an Associate Lecturer at the Institute of Management Studies. His PhD research area is Individual Differences and Psychopathology, in particular maladaptive personality traits and personality functioning. He is a Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society and a general member of the Division of Clinical Psychology. Luís is also an International Affiliate of the American Psychological Association.

Before he joined Goldsmiths and the IMS, Luís graduated from an MSc in Clinical Psychology and also worked as a Clinical Psychologist within the Portuguese NHS.

Academic qualifications

BSc (Hons) in Psychology

MSc in Clinical Psychology


Luís teaches the practical SPSS lab sessions of Research Design and Applied Statistics.

Research Interests

  • Personality Disorders
  • Attachment
  • DSM-5
  • Psychometrics