Department of Psycology
Cyprus University of Technology
I graduated with a B.Sc. Honours in Psychology in 2001 from Royal Holloway, University of London. I completed my postgraduate studies at Spalding University (USA), where I obtained an M.A. in Clinical Psychology in 2004 and a Doctor of Psychology degree (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology in 2008. I completed my pre-doctoral internship at Hutchings Psychiatric Center, New York State Office of Mental Health and at the Forensic Department of the Madison County Mental Health Department. In addition, I have worked as a masters level clinician in a community mental health center and a sexual abuse treatment agency in the USA. I have been working at the University of Cyprus since 2008 as a Clinical Training staff. Part of my duties for this job involves providing supervision of masters’ level students in their practicum work, especially in the area of program development, implementation, and evaluation. In my spare time, I enjoy spending quality time with family and good friends, reading, and fencing – I am an amateur athlete, coach, and member of the Nicosia Fencing Club.
Effects of trauma and trauma-related psychopathology - sexual abuse, other forms of abuse, domestic violence, personality disorders, PTSD, attachment-related disorders; psychosocial development, sociocultural effects on psychopathology – especially bias, stereotyping and stigma; forensic psychology – sex offender evaluation and treatment; community readiness for change, program development and evaluation, violence prevention.