Areas of Expertise:
Overcoming depression, anxiety, OCD, Anger management, dealing with stress, traumatic experiences, difficulties in personal and family relationships and difficulties related to mental health disorders. Supervisions in psychosocial care.
Years of Experience:
English, Greek and French
Maria is an experienced psychologist working in private practice since 2009. She specializes in counseling with adults, adolescents and parents. Since 2016, she also works with NGOs in helping unaccompanied minors within the migration crisis. She has volunteered in her city’s municipal social care service, and counsels with vulnerable families, children and adults. From 2012 – 2017 she held a weekly column in the local newspaper, titled Discussing mental health, including topics of psychology and psychopathology, family relations and social issues. Since 2013 she is a member of the board, secretary, and since 2017 president of the Association of parents and friends of disabled children in Kos. From 2016 – 2021 she was a member of the board of the International Hippocratic Foundation of Kos.
Psychologist, Clinical Therapist, Mental Health Counsellor, Teen’s Therapy, Parental Counselling.
Educational Background & Certifications:
I studied Psychology in Athens, Panteion University (2009, Diploma) and France, Jules Verne University of Picardie (1999, Master 1 Psychopathology – Clinic).
I was trained in clinical settings in Athens, i.e. psychiatric hospitals and day centers for children and adults.
Until 2011 I followed several seminars in psychopathology and psychoanalysis, on Freud and Lacan and participated in clinical study groups.
Since 2017 I was trained in migration field (Hellenic Open University), in Expressive Art based Activities for Youth Psychosocial Support (AMACA) and Adult Education (Panteion University).
What I’m excited to bring to Fitcy Health members:
- Book single session (1 session)
- Book monthly package (4 sessions)