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 Expert  729005

Expert in Clinical Psychology, Personality and Neuropsychological Assessments, Research


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Greece
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services (Undisclosed)

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Expert obtained her Doctorate degree in Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry from the University of London, UK. She is a Honorary Visiting Research Associate of the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, and a Scientific Fellow of Hippocration General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, in Thessaloniki, Greece. She is a Chartered Psychologist of The British Psychological Society.

Expert has worked in clinical and research settings, with patients in psychiatric hospitals and rehabilitation units in Greece and in the UK (Maudsley Hospital, London; Bethlem Royal Hospital, Kent; Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge; Hippocration General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Thessaloniki, Greece; University of Athens, Psychiatric Department, Athens, Greece). She is experienced in neuropsychological and psychometric assessments. Her clinical interests involve the assessment and treatment of adult anxiety disorders, depression, psychosis, relationship problems, smoking cessation as well as assisting the relatives or carers of people with mental disorders.

Expert's theoretical and clinical background is based on cognitive-behavioural and ecclectic approaches, body/mind medicine and mindfulness. She has been trained in psychotherapeutic methods as well as in specific programmes for anxiety, depression and psychosis. She has translated 2 books on psychology and psychiatry from English into Greek, Theory of Mind Tests, and she is in the process of publishing a book on depression and women.

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clinical psychology

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adult psychology

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mental disorder

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mental health

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posttraumatic stress disorder

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psychosis

Expert's theoretical and clinical background is based on cognitive-behavioural and ecclectic approaches, body/mind medicine and mindfulness. She has been trained in psychotherapeutic methods as well as in specific programmes for anxiety, depression and psychosis. On the basis of an ecclectic approach, she is treating adult anxiety disorders (panic attacks, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessions-compulsions), depression, psychosis, personality disorders, phobias, eating disorders, painful emotions and conflicts that may be involved in infertility. She has currently developed a smoking cessation programme. She is also working with relatives or carers of people with mental disorders in order to assist them in managing the difficulties that arise from living with a person with psychological difficulties.
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adult psychotherapy

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psychotherapy

Expert is experienced in psychological assessments. Her approach is based on a detailed clinical interview and the use of the most valid psychometric tests. She can provide evalutations, consultations and reports about personality, problems of everyday functioning due to mental illness or other psychological difficulties. During her clinical work in the Psychiatric Department of Hippocration General Hospital Expert has assessed more than 400 patients using clinical interviews and psychometric evaluations such as: MMPI-2, Rorschach Inkblot Test, I.P.D.E., Eysenck Personality Questionnaire, Schizotypal Personality Questionnaire, M.I.N.I., Hamilton Depression Scale, Hamilton Anxiety Scale, Symptom Checklist 90-R, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale, Beck Depression Inventory, Self-description, Draw-a-Person in patients with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, psychosis, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorder, alcohol and drug dependency, patients from the general hospital.

During her work in The Psychiatric Department of Hippocration General Hospital, Expert has worked as a consultant and provided evaluations after assessing psychopathology and personality in people that needed special evaluation in order to work as judges, bank personnel, security officers, or gain pensions.

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psychological evaluation

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psychometrics

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personality assessment

Expert is experienced in the neuropsychological evaluation of adults and children. She provides assessments and consulations in English and Greek. Her area of expertise involves the following areas: 1. neuropsychiatric disorders (e.g. schizophrenia, depression, Alzheimer) 2. neurodevelopmental disorders in childen (e.g. autism) and adults (e.g. Asperger) 3. Dyslexia 4. Acquired brain injury 5. Cognitive deficits (memory-attention and executive function deficits)

Expert provides a full assessment of cognitive function such a attention, memory, executive function, psycho-motor ability, language, intelligence. She performs the assessment using a detailed clinical interview and the latest modern and valid neuropsychological tests. During her clinical and research work in the Maudsley Hospital, London; Bethlem Royal Hospital, Kent; Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge; Hippocration General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Thessaloniki, Greece; University of Athens, Psychiatric Department, Athens, Greece, Expert has assessed more than 300 patients using clinical interviews and neuropsychological assessmens such as Clock Drawing Test, Mini Mental State Examination, Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices Test, Trail Making Test A and B, Stroop Task, subscales of the WAIS-IV, Ray Auditory Verbal Learning Test, Babcock Story Recall Test , Verbal Fluency Task, Rey Complex Figure Test in patients with schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease, and acquired brain injuries.

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neuropsychology

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clinical neuropsychology

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learning disability

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neuropsychology assessment

Expert provides a detailed evaluation and consultation of your research project that involves any aspect of mental health. She is an anonymous scientific reviewer for International Journals such as Schizophrenia Research, The British Journal of Psychiatry, and Psychological Medicine.
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research evaluation

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clinical neuropsychology

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learning disability

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neuropsychology assessment

Expert's research focuses on Theory of Mind abilities and neuropsychological function in mental disorders. She is experienced in the design, data collection and statistical analysis of psychological and psychiatric research as well as in the writing up of results and scientific papers. She can provide consultations about research design, data collection and statistical analysis.
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psychiatric research

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psychology research

Expert has a wide knowledge on cognitive psychology, and she provides consultations about issues that involve the field.
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cognitive psychology

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psychology


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2008   PhD   Psychology and Psychiatry   Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London  
2002   MSc   Cognitive Psychology   University of Essex  
2001   BA (Distinction)   Psychology   The American College of Thessaloniki   Distinction
2001   Certificate   Psychotherapy-Psychodrama   The London Center of Psychodrama-Psychotherapy  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2008 to 2010

 

Hippocration General Hospital

 

Psychiatry

 

Clinical Psychologist and Fellow

 

Expert assessed and treated patients with mental disorders (anxiety, panic attacks, depression, psychosis, depersonalization, obsessive-compulsive disorder). She also assessed patients with Alzheimer's disease and cognitive deficits and provided consultations and personality evaluations to people that needed to be hired as judges, security officers, policemen, or people that needed pensions.

2017 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

(Undisclosed)

 

Expert is an Expert's Firm in Courts including the Department of Justice in Thessaloniki, Greece.

2014 to 2017

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Psychology

 

Honorary Lecturer; Faculty Advisor

 

From 2014 to 2017, Expert worked as an Honorary Lecturer of Applied Psychology at the M.Sc level at the Expert's University. During this time, she was also Faculty and Dissertation Advisor in M.Sc-level Psychology at the Expert's University.

2015 to 2017

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Psychology

 

Moderator

 

Expert moderated all assessed work of psychology classes in the University's Psychology program at the M.Sc level.

2013 to 2014

 

The American College of Thessaloniki

 


 

Consultant Psychologist

 

Expert was a Consultant Psychologist at the The American College of Thessaloniki for just over one year.

2012 to 2017

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Applied Psychology

 

Faculty and Dissertation Advisor

 

Expert was Faculty and Dissertation Advisor at the Expert's University's online M.Sc program in Applied Psychology.

2010 to 2016

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Epilepsy Unit

 

Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist (partner)

 

Expert spent 6 years as Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist in this private clinic's Epilepsy Unit.

2009 to 2010

 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

 

Third Department of Psychiatry

 

Research Associate

 

Expert was a Research Associate during this time.

2009 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 


 

Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist

 

Expert currently owns a private practice as a Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist. She is also the Director and Founder of an (Undisclosed) Institute specializing in neuropsychological assessment and cognitive rehabilitation and therapy. The institute also houses a clinical workshop focusing on the development and delivery of innovative CPD courses for mental health professionals.

2001 to 2001

 

UK Young Autism Project

 


 

Therapist-Tutor

 

Expert provided therapy and tutoring in applied behavioral analysis with autistic children. The project was affiliated with the UCLA Multi-Site Autism Project in Ipswich, UK.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Chartered Psychologist of The British Psychological Society Associate Fellow of The British Psychological Society

Professional Appointments

May 2009-present, External Examiner of Psychology Extended Essays and Examinations of the International Baccalaureate April 2008-present, Visiting Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London (Division of Psychological Medicine) October 2008-June 2009, March 2010-September 2010, P/T Adjunct Lecturer at CITY College, affiliated institution of The University of Sheffield, Thessaloniki, Greece Nov 2006-Jan 2007, Visiting Research Associate, University Mental Health Research Institute; Expert has also supervised a number of dissertations and has reviewed graduate students' work extensively. She has assessed a number of M.Sc theses as well.

Awards/Recognition

Expert has been invited to present her work in international conferences and she has been awarded a travel grant from Brain to present her work in the 13th Biennial Workshop on Schizophrenia Research, 2006, Davos, Switzerland. More recently Expert received a Young Scientist Award for her work on verbal memory deficits in schizophrenia (14th Biennial Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders, 2008, Montreux, Switzerland).

April 2014, Wilson Research Grant Award/Expert's University/Laureate


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has translated 2 books from English into Greek. She has written a self-help book on depression in women. She has several peer-reviewed publications, as well as book chapters. She has 2 book reviews. She has presented a number of papers in conferences, as well as published abstracts. She has contributed to reports and module development. Expert has delivered a number of TV interviews, as well as given radio appearances and delivered book presentations.


Consulting Services:
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Expert's Firm:
Expert's Firm Experience Summary:
She is providing consultations and reports in courts for patients or issues that involve her field. She is also working closely with lawyers.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2002 to 2002   United Kingdom   Expert was assessing patients with schizophrenia at Fulbourn Hospital, Cambridge.
2002 to 2003   United Kingdom   Expert was assessing patients with schizophrenia at Bethlem Royal Hospital, Kent.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   Fluent

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

She has developed an online workshop called "Introduction to the neuropsychology of major depression and schizophrenia". She delivers the workshop either online or to institutions, universities, hospitals that are interested in hosting the clinical workshop at their space.

Other Skills and Services

June 2000-June 2001, Voluntary clinical work with people with schizophrenia in a rehabilitation unit in Thessaloniki, Greece, Leros Rehabilitation Programme; Sep 2001-June 2002, Voluntary work with children with Down Syndrome, Greek Association of Parents with Children with Down Syndrome, Thessaloniki, Greece


 

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