a parenting and teacher advisor
I have a BA in Psychology and a MA in Counselling Studies. For over 20 years I have been working as a psychotherapist, a relationship counsellor, a parenting and teacher advisor.
I developed the 3-Step Method that helps educators and parents effectively communicate with children and teens when there are behaviour issues, underachievement, teasing and bullying.
I am the author of three bestselling books published by Patakis, a leading publisher in Greece –Bullying: Effective Handling & Communication Skills, ; I Know How To Say NO! and, School & Exams: How to do well.
I am a certified Gordon Parent Effectiveness Trainer. I run workshops for parents and teachers offering hands on skills and practice for immediate application at home or at school. For the past 3 years I have been the key speaker of the ‘Parenting School’ run by METEHMIO publications. I am frequently asked by schools and community centres to give parenting lectures on a wide varied of parenting related issues.
In collaboration with the Live Without Bullying platform I have composed the e-learning antibullying module for educators. I am the co-creator of the 3Step-Vagia programme a whole-school approach to anti bullying.
For a period of ten years I worked as an tutor for the OU teaching an introductory course in Social Sciences.
I am an accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist (EACP, GAC, HAPCEA).