Maria Ersi Koliris


BSc (Hons), Social Psychology, University of Kent; MSc, Counselling Psychology, City University; Post-MSc, Counseling Psychology, City University; DPsych (Prof) Psychotherapy by Professional Studies, Metanoia Institute/Middlesex University

Dr. Koliri has been a member of the Department of Psychology since 2018. She has been teaching the courses of Psychology of Addiction and Introduction to Counseling Psychology on the undergraduate programme. She also teaches Mindfulness-based interventions at the graduate program MSc in Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Her research interests include mindfulness-based interventions especially with a focus on therapist self-care and wellbeing. Her doctoral research was based on the benefits of mindfulness for students training to be counselors.

She is a clinical supervisor at the Student Counseling Center, using her experience as a therapist to help trainees deliver quality, evidence-based interventions.