My experience and expertise
Welcome and thanks for visiting. I was born and raised in Australia but after a personal journey that included the US and the UK, I eventually settled down in Greece. This is from where I depart when I travel overseas (unless delivering online).
I’m an executive coach and practicing psychologist with a background experience in brief counselling, employee assistance programmes (EAPs) and corporate mental health. I studied psychology, receiving my Master’s degree from the University of Hartford (U.S) and a second post-graduate degree in the applications of hypnosis from the University of Sheffield (UK) – became one the first group of experts with a postgraduate specialization in hypnosis internationally.
My expertise lies in coaching hypnosis, mental training and related practices. I coined the term ‘coaching hypnosis’ and published the first paper on the subject in 2009. My ‘untraditional’ expertise and brief-oriented approach eventually became an asset which I bring to my professional workshops and services. Feel free to scroll down for a brief overview of my experience.
► Associate Editor at Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice.
► Founder member and Associate Fellow of the International Society for Coaching Psychology.
► Guest Lecturer at the Master’s Programme in Health Promotion & Education, Athens Medical School.
► Scientific associate & trainer to Athens Medical School -Centre for Health Services Research.
► Scientific advisor to the National Network of Workplace Health Promotion.
► Head and co-creator of first health coaching e-course exclusively for health professionals at the University of Athens.
► Served as a best practices assessor and as an external assessor to coaching students before being awarded their degree.
► Planned the disaster management programme for the Athens Olympic Games 2004 and coordinated an international
coaching hypnosis project for global employees.
► Charter Member of the International Positive Psychology Association.
► Developed and managed one of the nation’s first employee assistance programmes as well as the delivery of EU-funded
corporate group coaching services (when moved to Greece, coaching was in its infancy). The format has since been
adopted by many companies carrying out similar projects whereas the client-company was listed among the Top 20
Best Workplaces for the very first time.
► Former lecturer at The American College of Greece. Former head of employee assistance programmes at Ergonomia, SA.
► Member (voting) of the International Society of Hypnosis.
► Member of the Association for Coaching.
►Accredited member of the British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis.
► Owner of performance and well-being consultancy. Spanning 25+ years serving professionals from diverse settings
including the retail and bank sector, telecommunications and IT staff, hospital and hotel personnel, call centre staff, self-
defence and personal trainers security professionals, educational personnel as well as non-professionals.
► Award winning author and speaker. Delivered internationally to countries such as England, Romania, Australia, Greece,
Germany, Austria, Russia, Switzerland, Italy, Bahrain and Iran.
A leader in the use of mental training and hypnosis-based practices in the development of global professionals and led the first ever International Coaching Hypnosis Project with experts form Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Expertise has been shared with clients from countries such as Greece, Russia, Australia, Germany, Romania, Bahrain, Austria, Italy, UK, Switzerland, Cyprus and Iran.