Our Team

Maria Joannou, Psy.D

Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

Tel: +357 96 850680

Dr. Maria Joannou is a Clinical Psychologist who received her PsyD at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco, California. She specializes in Neuropsychology. Dr. Joannou worked at an Acute Rehabilitation facility in the USA, providing both psychotherapeutic and neuropsychological services to patients who had suffered strokes, mild and traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, cancer, and other medical conditions. She has also worked with adults battling addiction, adolescents with learning, behavioral, and emotional difficulties, and has volunteered on a crisis hotline. She has practiced individual and family therapy using a Cognitive-Behavioural Approach.

Areas of clinical focus

๏  Anxiety
๏  Depression
๏  Phobias and Panic Attacks
๏  Life Stressors and Transitions
๏  Personal Growth
๏  Difficulties with Memory
๏  Attention Problems
๏  Cognitive Assessments
๏  Neuropsychological Assessments
๏  Adjustment After Medical and Neurological Illness (Mild or Traumatic Head Injury)
๏  Family and Caregiver Support
๏  Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Memberships

๏  American Psychological Association (APA)
๏  International Neuropsychological Society (INS)
๏  British Psychological Society (BPS)
๏  Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) UK

Maria Perdikogianni, MA, RPT

Registered Psychologist / Child Play Therapist

Tel: +357 99 456135

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)

Maria Kakouridou, MEd, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Tel: +357 22 519665

Maria Kakouridou is an Individual, Marriage and Family therapist trained in the USA. She uses Narrative therapy and specializes in working with adults, couples and adolescents on multi-level issues such as emotional and relationship difficulties.

Areas of clinical focus

๏  Anxiety
๏  Depression
๏  Phobias and Panic Attacks

Memberships

๏  American Psychological Association (APA)