Alexandra KordosiCounselling Psychologist / Integrative Psychotherapist (MA., BSc., Pg.Dip.)
British Psychological Society Graduate Member (BPS), Health and Care Professions Council Member (HCPC), International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Member (IARPP), Under Certification Group Psychotherapist from Yalom Institute (USA).
Psychology For Us
TAKING CARE OF OUR SOULS LIVING A HARMONIOUS LIFE WITH OURSELVES AND OTHERS
Alexandra Kordosi begun her studies in 1998 at the Hellenic British College of Athens and continued her educational training in Great Britain, where she lived for five years. Her first academic degree of a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (BSc. Hons Psychology) was awarded to her from Middlessex University of London, in 2001. She then took a post-graduate certificate course in Systemic Therapy with Families and Couples at Birkbeck College, in conjunction with the British Institute of Family Therapy (IFT). In addition, she was trained in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling, by taking a two-year full-time Masters Degree Program at Regent’s College, London (MA. in Psychotherapy and Counselling) that was accredited and awarded to her by City University in 2005. In parallel to her studies in GB and as part of her clinical placement, she has worked for British Mental Health Services with children and adult clients at “Kids Company: Daubeney Primary School, Hackney, London” and in non-profit organization for long-term counselling at the “Highbury Counselling Centre: Islington Counselling Project”.
Returning to Greece in 2005, Alexandra took a one-year full time course in Clinical Psychopathology at the National and Kapodistriac University of Athens, in parallel with a clinical placement at the Women’s Psychiatric Department for Short-term hospitalization of Aeginition Hospital. Between 2012-2014 she was certified as a Trauma and Grief Therapist by training in “Trauma and PTSD Recovery Certification Program” and “Grief Support Certification Program” from “Taking Flight International Corporation” of Canada. Currently, she is training as a Group Psychotherapist based on Irvin Yalom’s approach and Relational Psychoanalysis, at the Institute for Relational and Group Psychotherapy (Athens based).
In her professional career, Alexandra Kordosi has worked for various Mental Health organizations such as “Medicine du Monde”, “ARGO Child, Adolescent and Family Centre”, “Centre of Art Psychotherapy”, in Private Psychiatric Practice, as well as in educational services for Children “DRO” and adults “Diodos Educational and Psychotherapy Centre”. In her work above, she provided individual, couples’ and family therapy, and has facilitated educational groups with children and adults.
Alexandra Kordosi has been working over the last years in private practice as a counselling psychologist and psychotherapist, with individuals, couples and adolescents. Her orientation is integrative, paying special emphasis on relational psychoanalysis, incorporating into her practice family therapy or experiential techniques of trauma therapy, depending on individual client needs. She is a member of the British Psychological Society / Memb. No: 156537) and a certified Counselling Psychologist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC Memb. No: PYL31698). In addition, she is a member of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP).
As part of Continuing Professional Development she systematically attends academic and experiential training workshops and conferences on Relational Psychoanalysis, Group Therapy, Systemic Family Therapy and Trauma Therapy. Moreover, as a way of ensuring an ethical professional practice, she is in ongoing personal therapy and clinical supervision, provided from certified members of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP), The European Family Therapy Association (EFTA) and the Association of Greek Psychologists.