Athena Stefanatou


BS, Deree – The American College of Greece; Ptychion, Panteion University of Athens; MS, City University, London; PhD Medical School of Athens

Dr. Stefanatou has been involved in both teaching and clinical work. Since 1995 she has been working with families and children with chronic illness and/or developmental difficulties (Pediatric Hospital of Athens, ‘Support’ Center) . Since 1998 she has been teaching psychology courses in both the private and the public sector (Medical School of Athens) taking in both research and supervision in her work. In 2008 she embraced the development of the cardiac rehabilitation center of ATTIKON University Hospital in Athens with further training in Inselspital, Berne. In 2015 she joined the faculty of the Graduate School of the American College of Greece as a part time faculty member. Her research interests involve crisis intervention, chronic disease, anxiety and depression in health and illness, developmental psychopathology, development of counseling and psychotherapy protocols in Health Care.