Location:3rd Floor, Teviot Place, Medical School
2002-2007: BSc (Hons) in Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2007-2008: Teacher of Modern Greek, Bologna, Italy
2008-2009: MSc in Counselling Studies, University of Edinburgh (awarded with distinction). Dissertation title: ‘How participation in individual and group therapy can influence a trainee’s personal and professional development’
2010-present: PhD in Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Edinburgh.
I have volunteered and worked with children and adolescents with learning disabilities in various settings both in Greece and in Scotland.
My research interests include counsellor training, international students, second-language use, diversity issues and qualitative research methods
Foreign counselling trainees’ experiences of practising in a second language and culture
My doctoral project, situated in a hermeneutic-phenomenological approach, is an idiographic study that explores international counselling trainees’ experiences of practising in a foreign linguistic and cultural environment.
Supervisors: Siobhan Canavan, Dr. Marion Smith
This article was published on May 1, 2013