Conferences & Workshops
May 2001 Workshop of Nancy McWilliams, Ph.D. Rutgers University, USA titled “Personality Disorders of the Postmodern Age: Psychopathy and Narcissism as Contemporary Clinical Challenges”
September 2003 Organization of the 17th conference of the European Health Psychology Society in Kos, Greece, September 24-27, 2003.
1998-2008 Intensive course in Health Psychology
This one-week intensive course is a collaborative effort on the part of the Graduate School of Education, the Department of Psychology at George Mason University and the Hellenic Institute of Psychology and Health, Thessaloniki, Greece. Greek students interact with students from the U.S. as they explore issues related to Health Psychology in a multicultural setting. The course took place for several years in June at Gerakina Beach Hotel in Halkidiki.
1996, 1997 Erasmus Intensive course in Health Psychology
Health Psychology students from all over Europe had the opportunity to have seminars by leading professors in the field and work on their research projects. The course took place for two years in June at Gerakina Beach Hotel in Halkidiki.
Teachers in-service training
2009- 2017 Coping with loss and grief at school
Numerous presentations and experiential workshops for primary school teachers
2016 Understanding children’s aggressive behaviors at school
2013-2015 Sensitization to diversity issues in school
A 3-year long experiential program with a total of 100 kindergarten teachers
2013 Introduction to novel educational materials pertaining to
- experiential learning and the empowerment of teachers
- sensitization to diversity
- coping with grief and loss
2013 How to help 7-year- olds understand emotions
2016 Colloquium “Loss and grief in primary school children: The role of the teacher”. In collaboration with the Unesco Chair of the University of Macedonia and the World Organisation for Early Childhood Education, Thessaloniki Chapter (November 16, 2016).
2014 Colloquium “Me and the Other”: Dealing with diversity. In collaboration with the Unesco Chair of the University of Macedonia (May 9, 2014).