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Nova Vida Recovery Centre


Algarve, Portugal

Dr. Pedro Larisma, MBChB, MRCPsych

Dr. Pedro Larisma, MBChB, MRCPsych

at Nova Vida Recovery Centre
Speciality Psychiatry
Languages English, Portuguese
About Dr Larisma joined the Nova Vida Recovery Centre as a visiting psychiatrist in 2009 and adds further strength and depth to the care offered to our patients and allows more difficult dual diagnosed patients to be treated.

Dr Larisma qualified in Cape Town, South Africa in 1992 and moved to the UK where he completed his higher specialist training in General Adult Psychiatry and Addictions Psychiatry in Glasgow, Scotland. In 2002 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Dr Larisma worked in addictions in Scotland until he returned to his native Portugal in September 2008 to take up a position as Consultant Psychiatrist at Faro Central hospital. He is also a clinical tutor at the new medical faculty at the Algarve Hospital as well as building a thriving private practice. He is registered with the General Medical Council (London) and the Ordem dos Medicos (Lisbon).

Dr Larisma has a special interest in addictions psychiatry and is a member of the Society for the Study of Addiction. He brings to Nova Vida an enthusiasm and up-to-date knowledge of addictions medicine that compliments the research based therapy programme.
Memberships Member of the Society for the Study of Addiction

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