BA, DEREE-The American College of Greece; PhD, Brunel University, UK
Mary Canellopoulou has been a member of the Department of Psychology since 1998. She has taught a wide range of topics across the psychology curriculum and has organized various academic events such as the “J. Lacan series of seminars”. Her field of expertise is clinical cognitive neuropsychology. She has received clinical training in neuropsychological screening at the Centre of Health, Sickness and Disablement, Middlesex (1994-5) and at St. Thomas Hospital, London (1995). Since 1997, she has been senior research fellow at Athens Euroclinic (department of neurology) conducting research in memory pathology in organic brain syndromes. She has presented her work (mostly funded by ACG) in Hellenic, European and international congresses. Her scientific findings have been published in a range of journals such as “Neuropsychologia” and “Annals of Psychiatry”.
Professor Canellopoulou is a qualified CBT and Gestalt psychotherapist. Also, she has received special training in hospice care and health psychological services for the terminally ill populations at Aglaia Kyriakou Children’s Hospital, Athens (1996) under the auspices of “Merimna” society.
Her current research interests focus on the study of executive functions in Korsakoff syndrome and hepatic encephalopathy.