Efstratia Kalamvoki, Physiotherapist
Efstratia Kalamvoki graduated in 2000 from the department of physiotherapy, University of Sydney, Australia with a Masters degree in neurological physiotherapy in 2003. From 2006 until 2012 she worked as a clinical educator and tutor at the Department of Physiotherapy of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens. Alongside her studies and her work she has attended plenty of seminars and has published scientific articles. Some of these seminars include methods such as Bobath, functional physical therapy, vision training, evaluation of infants and assessment and construction of orthotics.
In addition, she has attended many conferences on physical therapy, as well as pediatric neurological issues, making sure she is always up to date regarding each new method and evidence based practice.
During her career she has worked in hospitals and rehabilitation centers in England and Australia. She has a license to practice physical therapy and is a member of the Association of Physical Therapists in both Greece and Australia.
Evangelia Argyriou, Pediatric Psychiatrist
Evangelia Argyriou is a Pediatric Psychiatrist . Following her training in adult Psychiatry and pediatric neurology, she completed her specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the pediatric Psychiatric clinic of the Medical School of Athens University, “Agia Sophia”.
She has attended annual awareness seminars in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Cognitive Psychotherapy at the Psychiatric Clinic of the National University of Athens, and the three-year Seminar of the Family Therapy Unit of Psychiatric Hospital of Athens.
She has worked in the Mental Health Mobile Unit NE Cyclades (Paros) – PTC and as a medical inspector for OAEE
Today she is a scientific associate of the Psychiatric clinic of the General hospital for Children “Agia Sophia” and works as a Pediatric Psychiatrist in the Mental Health Mobile Unit NW Cyclades ( Sifnos ) – PTC.
Chrysa Outsika, Physiotherapist
Chrysa Outsika has graduated from the Physiotherapy Department of the Technological Institute of Athens, with further training in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (Bobath – NDT). In 2015 she completed her post-graduate training in the Early Assessment and Intervention in infants and young children at the Bobath Centre of London. From October 2014 until February 2015 she attended an educational seminar on therapeutic play. She has also attended practical seminars concerning the Biomechanics of lower extremities and the learning of the construction of orthotics, as well as the clinical seminar concerning the Pilates method. Furthermore, she has attended many conferences concerning pediatric physical therapy.
She has been working at Paidokinisi since 2011.
Christina Eleftheriadi, Physiotherapist
Christina Eleftheriadi graduated in 2013 from the Department of Physical Therapy of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens. In 2014 she completed her post-graduate specialisation in neurodevelopmental treatment (Bobath method), and in 2015 she completed her specialisation in Hippotherapy. She is also a certified Therapeutic Horseback Riding Instructor.
She has been working at Paidokinisi since 2013, while simultaneously working as a shadow teacher for children with pervasive developmental disorders and at a therapeutic horseback riding center.
She has attended a play-therapy seminar as well as numerous conferences, primarily focused on pediatric Physical Therapy, and has delivered speeches on Hippotherapy. She is a member of the Pan-Hellenic Association of Physiotherapists.
Evanthia Christodoulaki, Physiotherapist
Evanthia Christodoulaki graduated from the Department of Physical Therapy of the Technological Institute of Athens, has specialized in Pediatric Physical Therapy at the Technological Institute of Thessaloniki and is the holder of the diploma in neurodevelopmental treatment, NDT (Bobath method). She has attended many conferences mainly concerning pediatric physical therapy and seminars on Greek Sign Language. She is a member of the Greek Association of Physical Therapists.
Anastasia Athanasa, Physiotherapist
Anastasia Athanasa is a licensed physical therapist, graduate of the Department of Physical Therapy of the Technological Institute of Lamia. She completed her six month internship at the physical therapy department of Paidokinisi in October 2015. After her internship she remained and is working as a member of the physical therapy team. During her studies she worked voluntarily at the General Hospital of Rhodes “Andreas Papandreou”. She has attended many conferences about pediatric physical therapy as well as seminars concerning the construction of special proprioceptive soles for children with cerebral palsy.
Sophia Botelli, Occupational Therapist
Sophia Botelli graduated in 2007 from the department of Biology at the University of Patra and in 2012 she graduated from the department of Occupational Therapy of the technological educational institute (TEI) of Athens with honors. She has been trained in the assessment and the occupational therapy intervention of children with cerebral palsy during her clinical training at The Hadzipaterion Rehabilitation Center for Children with Cerebral Palsy, as well as in the assessment and intervention of psychiatric occupational therapy during her internship at the psychiatric clinic of the university of Athens (day hospital).
She is certificated in the theory and intervention of sensory integration and has attended seminars and conventions concerning dysgraphia, pervasive developmental disorders, assisted living for individuals with mental retardation, play therapy etc.
Her up to now working experience includes being a shadow teacher for children with pervasive developmental disorders, occupational therapy intervention for adults with mental retardation at a daily-care center and occupational therapy intervention for children at centers for children with various diagnoses.
She is also a member of the Hellenic association of occupational therapists.
Evangelia Zioga, Occupational Therapist
Evangelia Zioga graduated from the Technological Educational Institute of Occupational Therapy in 2003. Alongside her studies she has done volunteer work in semi-independent living with people who have cognitive and psychiatric problems. Subsequently, she has collaborated with many private centers
She has attended numerous seminars such as sensory integration, vision therapy, teaching verbal behavior, Pecs.
She has also attended many conferences and workshops for children who are in the spectrum of autism, with special interest in behavior management.
Vasiliki Daskalopoulou, Occupational Therapist
Vasiliki Daskalopoulou is a graduate of the Department of Occupational Therapy of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens. She has attended many seminars, amongst which, Sensory Integration and the Braille method. Her clinical practice at Dromokaiteio (Psychiatric Hospital), at the National Center of Rehabilitation and at Rehabilitation center for children with cerebral palsy has given great experience in psychiatric and motor disability cases.
Ariadni Giannopoulou, special educator
Ariadni Giannopoulou Ariadni Giannopoulou graduated in 2010 from the Department of Philosophy, Education and Psychology of the National University of Athens, majoring in Psychology. From October 2011 to June 2012 she attended a specialized seminar on special education from the University of Thessaly with the title: “Specialisation on developmental disorders of children and teenagers”. Following the end of the seminar, she completed her internship at The Hadzipaterion Rehabilitation Center for Children with Cerebral Palsy and was trained in applied behavior analysis methods for the future management of the autistic disorder.
In May 2014 she participated as a speaker in a seminar on special education of the National University of Athens concerning the differential diagnosis between learning disabilities, pervasive developmental disorders, dementia and borderline mental function. She has many years of experience with children facing problems such as dyslexia, spelling difficulties, mild mental retardation and problems concerning their short-term memory. She has also attended many seminars concerning special education.
Eirini – Aggeliki Goula, Speech Therapist
Eirini – Aggeliki Goula is an honor graduate of the Speech Therapy Department of the Technological Educational Institute of Patra.
Her experience entails working as a Speech Therapist and as a Supervisor overseeing Speech Therapists for private centres in Athens. In addition, her experience includes working for the largest public Children’s Hospital in Athens called “Paidon Aglaia Kyriakou” and the local public Health Centre on the island of Paros. She has attended, among others, hands-on seminars such as: A Three – Part Treatment for Oral Placement Therapy, PECS,TEACCH, Evaluation and Intervention on stuttering during/in childhood/school years (Michael Palin program), Program of intense interaction and Autism, Touch and Say™.
She has participated in the 13th Pan-Hellenic conference of speech therapists and in the 5th Pan-Hellenic conference on Autism with lectures and posters.
Georgia Koiliari, Speech Therapist
Georgia Koiliari is a registered SLT, an LSVT LOUD® CC with a BSc in Speech & Language Therapy from the Speech Therapy Department of the Technological Educational Institute of Patra (2003).
She has worked as an SLT in special needs schools and assisted inclusion programs for children with ASD. Her work experience also involves being a Scientific Director of early intervention programs, Supervisor in SLT Academic Clinical Laboratories (II, III) and graduate training (TEI of Western Greece and European University of Cyprus) and a Scientific Director of the SLT department in Paidokinisi. She has worked in collaboration with the municipalities of Alimos and Agios Demetrios conducting screening tests for Speech, Language, Voice and Swallowing Disorders in preschoolers. She also works in the private sector offering her services.
She has attended many seminars, including LSVT® LOUD, P.E.C.S., TEACCH, Verbal Behavior, Social Stories and Comic Strip Conversation. She received a PgCert in Special Education: Diagnosis, Therapy, Counseling from the National University of Athens and a Certificate of completion in Edification in Childhood and Adolescence from the National University of Athens. She has given oral presentations and a poster in the 28th World Congress of the I.A.L.P , in the 8th Panhellenic Child- Neurology Conference and in “Autism: Modern views on Etiology and Pathogenesis”. She has written articles in journals, WebPages and popular science magazines.
She has a license to practice speech therapy and is a member of the Greek Association of Speech Therapists (SELLE), a member of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (I.A.L.P), a scientific associate for the WebPages www.babyspace.gr and www.iatronet.gr and a selected Head of SELLE’s Ethics Committee from 2009 to today.
Eugenia-Anastasia Niarchou, Speech Therapist
Eugenia-Anastasia Niarchou has graduated from the Department of Speech Therapy of the Technological Educational Institute of Patra. During her studies she attended the 19th Pan-Hellenic Medical Seminar on Otology – Audiology – Neurotology. She completed her clinical training at the 1st Special School of Patra and at the General Academic Hospital of Patra. Furthermore, she completed her six-month internship at the Department of Speech Therapy at Paidokinisi, in March 2016. She has collaborated with the municipality of Alimos and Aghios Dimitrios for the purpose of a prevention program , detecting disorders in Speech, Language, Voice, Flow, Communication and Swallowing in pre-school children.
Katerina Korovilou, Psychologist
Katerina Korovilou is a Psychologist. She has studied Psychology at the National University of Athens. In 2009 she completed a Masters program in Psychology at Bern University (Switzerland). In 2011 she completed a Masters of Science in Psychology: “Child and Adolescent Psychology” at Leiden University ( Netherlands). She has worked as a psychologist in Bern. Her main working experience involves working with children, adolescents and families.
Anisa Ntoura, clinical psychologist
Anisa Ntoura is a clinical psychologist. She completed her bachelor degree at the Department of Psychology of the Pandeio University of Athens. She continued with her master’s degree on Clinical Psychology at the Department of Psychology of the National University of Athens. During her studies she worked for two years at the Second Interconnecting Clinic of the Pediatric Psychiatric Hospital “Aghia Sophia” and for one year at the “Infirmary for chronic illnesses of East Aticca”. Her thesis with the title: “The meaning of insanity in early childhood” was presented at a conference. Today, she is working at her private office and as an external associate of the Organisation of Regional Development and Mental Health, covering the position of the psychologist at the islands ofSerifos and Sifnos. She is a member of the Scientific Psychoanalytical Association “Freud-Lacan” with active participation in its clinical training.