PhD, Neuropsychologist – Psychotherapist, Adjunct Lecturer, University of the Aegean
Anna Polemikou, PhD, Neuropsychologist – Psychotherapist, Adjunct Lecturer, University of the Aegean
Anna Polemikou, is an adjunct lecturer of Psychology at the School of Humanities of the University of the Aegean in Rhodes, and a person-centered therapist with a private practice in Athens, Greece. She graduated from the University of Cardiff, Wales, with a BA in psychology and completed her master’s degree in rehabilitation psychology at the University of Nottingham. She obtained a PhD in research psychology from the University of Bath and earned her certification in person-centered counseling from the University of Strathclyde. Part of her doctoral research was conducted at the Center for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research at Oxford University (OCMR). She has collaborated with institutions such as Bath University, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the University of Patras and the European University of Cyprus. She is an active conference and workshop presenter with expertise on special education, spiritual development, resilience and well-being, and has authored peer-reviewed articles, books and chapters in collective volumes on these topics, the most pertinent to the present collaboration being her 2016 book Raising Spiritual Children: From Ultimate Intelligence to Ultimate Happiness.