Maria Perdikogianni, MA, RPT

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 Title:  Registered Psychologist / Child Play Therapist
 Location:  Nicosia, Cyprus
 Telephone:  +357 99 456135

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Maria Perdikogianni is a Registered Psychologist in Cyprus and in Greece, a Psychotherapist and Child Play Therapist for the past 17 years. She has worked with children, parents, adults and individuals with developmental and cognitive challenges.

Ms. Perdikogianni grew up in the United States of America and completed her undergraduate and graduate studies there.  She holds B.A. degrees in English Literature and Psychology and graduate degrees in Educational Psychology and Child Play Therapy.

She has been trained as a Cognitive-Behaviour Therapist as well as in issues of behavior management, parental training and guidance, and group therapy.  She has experience working with issues of abuse, psychological and emotional disorders, anxiety, and behavioral issues with children. Ms. Perdikogianni has organized and carried out parent training groups, group therapy, and support groups. She taught at Intercollege in Larnaca full-time for two years, is a part-time lecturer at the University of Nicosia, and was the Director of the Center for Therapy, Training and Research for 5 years. Ms. Perdikogianni gives lectures at schools and other organizations, and presents at local and international conferences.  She is an associate for the Organization for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in Cyprus and at the present time is the Coordinator of ARISTON vocational testing services and Student Counselor at the University.

Areas of clinical focus

๏  Children and Families
๏  Abuse
๏  Emotional Disorders
๏  Behaviour Management
๏  Parent Training
๏  Parental Consultations
๏  Group Therapy
๏  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Memberships

๏  American Psychological Association (APA)