CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE OF THE PSYCHIATRIST – THERAPIST GEORGIOS KIOSTERAKIS – ATHENS

Education-Training

  • Doctor of Neurobiology of the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA), with thesis subject “The relationship between mother–newborn as a factor of formation of the system of opioid receptors in the brain of rats”, as a post-graduate domestic grant holder of the State Scholarships Foundation (ΙΚΥ) in the specialty of Neurosciences; graduated with honors.
  • Specialist Psychiatrist (Adult Psychiatry); Specialized at the 10th Department of Short-term Hospitalization of Alcoholics – 18 and OVER, and at the 4th Psychiatric Admission Department, of the Psychiatric Hospital of Attica, in Daphni.
  • Certified Cognitive – Behavioral Therapist, Graduate of the program of clinical training in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy of the Institute of Behavioral Research and Therapy (IBRT), certified Therapist and member of the Greek Association of Behavioral Research (EEES) (http://eees.gr/pistopoihmenoi.htm) and of the European Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy EABCT (www.eabct.com ).
  • Certified Therapist in Schema Therapy, an innovative method of the 3d wave of Cognitive Therapies, holding the Advanced Training Certification of the International Society of Schema Therapy – ISST, as it is also described at the webpage of ISST (http://www.isstonline.com/greece).
  • Three-year Post Graduate Training Seminar in Family Therapy, at the Unit of Family Therapy of the Psychiatric Hospital of Attica.
  • Two-year Post Graduate Training Seminar in Therapy of Psychosexual Disorders at the University of Mental Health Research Institute (UMHRI)
  • Post Graduate Training Program in Basic and Applied Cognitive Science at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in November 2005, with an honorary grade (9.4), the best among the students.
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Crete (Rethymnon)
  • Admission to the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Crete (Heraklion) through national exams.
  • Graduation from the Experimental High School of Heraklion, Crete, with honors

 

Clinical Experience

 

Current Position:

  • Scientific Associate and Psychiatrist at the Psychiatric Unit of Evgenidion Hospital, in Athens
  • Psychiatrist at the Outpatient Clinic of the Alzheimer Center and the Day Center, as well as at a Psychogeriatric Nursing Home, of the Psychogeriatric Non-Governmental Organization “NESTOR”, in Athens
  • Private Medical Office (8, Aiginitou street, Ilisia, Athens), where I practice Adult Psychiatry, following a pharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic approach (cognitive behavioral therapy – schema therapy)

 

Former positions:

  • Psychiatrist at the Therapy Unit of the Greek Organization Against Drugs (ΟΚΑΝΑ) at Sismanogleio Hospital
  • Specialized Psychiatrist at the 10th Department of Short-term Hospitalization of Alcoholics – 18 and OVER and at the 4th Psychiatric Admission Department of the Psychiatric Hospital of Athens, in Daphni.
  • Voluntary participation in the activities of the Unit of Behavioral Therapy of the Mental Health Center, branch of Exarcheia, Athens.

 

 

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