PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS
Dr Olga Thomadaki completed her bachelor’s degree at DEREE, her postgraduate studies in Counselling Psychology (MSc, Post-MSc), and her PhD thesis on post-traumatic growth and bereavement, at City University, London. During her time in London she worked at the Primary Care of the National Health System, and at HMP Bronzefield. Upon her return in Greece she worked for Thorax Institute and since 2009 she has been working as a counselling psychologist at the Unit of Psycho-Social Student Support of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and as a part-time lecturer at DEREE. She has taught courses across the curriculum (general education program, undergraduate, and graduate). She currently teaches introductory courses to psychology, history of psychology, and psychopathology. She has made announcements and presentations in conferences, and has published articles in scientific journals. Her research and theory interests are in the applications and developments of cognitive behavioural therapy, post-traumatic growth, trauma, therapeutic relationship and qualitative methodology.