Christodoulou Anastasia (Tessa)
Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy (CBT)
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Dr. Tessa Christodoulou, PhD, CPsych, AFBPsS, CSci, was born in Thessaloniki. She is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology.
In 2000 she went to the United Kingdom. She studied and worked in London for 12 years. She completed her undergraduate studies at Brunel University (BSc Psychology).
She holds three master"s degrees. Two of which are in Forensic Psychology-Criminology, University of Portsmouth, UK. The third was in the field of Clinical Neuropsychology (MSc in Neuropsychology) from University College London, UK, under the supervision of Professor Paul W. Burgess.
The academic course was completed with the completion of her doctoral dissertation in Applied Psychology in Medicine (PsychMed). The specialization was "Cognitive Endophenotypes in Bipolar Disorder, Using Neuropsychological Tests and fMRI (Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Techniques at the Institute of Psychiatry, King"s College London, with Professors Sophia Frangou and Veena Kumari.
Training in Psychotherapy
She has been trained for 3 years at the Greek Society for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The course of specialization was completed following the supervision and reception of clinical cases.
She is certified in the Post Natal Depression and Psychosis Diagnosis, Assessment, and Therapeutic Treatment at the University of Reading, UK, Winnicott Research Unit, Eating Disorders (Mental Anorexia and Bulimia, Aadhaar) Children, Adolescents and Adults at the National Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity, UK.
Education in Psychometry
She has been trained in the administration, rating and interpretation of Psychometric/ Neuropsychological / Projective tests (WAIS-WISC-5, MMPI-2, CAT, TAT, Rorschach, CVLT, COWA, etc.) by the Pearson Assessment Group with Ranking System (CL1). ) and by ISON Psychometrica / DIKEH through training.
Clinical Professional Experience in England
She has worked for eight (8) consecutive years, including 6 as a Clinical Psychologist-Neuropsychologist at South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust, UK, at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK and in the Brain. Tree Rehabilitation Center, Surrey, UK evaluating clinically and neuropsychologically, while also implementing therapeutic interventions (CBT, CRT) in patients with Anxiety, Emotional and Eating Disorders, in the range of Psychosis as well as Neurological Disorders and Neurological Disorders , Multiple Sclerosis, etc.).
Conferences - Publications - Books
She has participated in Pan-Hellenic and World Conferences (United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, The Netherlands etc.) with her scientific work and in the writing of the book "Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychology" with the editing of three (3) chapters. Fourteen (14) of her papers have been published while she is a reviewer in 4 prestigious scientific journals (PubMed / christodoulou).
Participation in Associations
She is a member of the British Psychological Association (CPsych, AFBPsS, CSci) (www.bps.org.uk). She has been a Post Doctoral and Visiting Research Fellow for 3 consecutive years in the Department of Psychological Medicine at King"s College. She is also a Visiting Lecturer at Brunel University in his MSc in Neurorehabilitation in Health and Social Care.
Professional Experience in Greece
Maintains a legal private office licensed to practice Psychology, in the center of Thessaloniki. She deals with Criminal Cases (Assessment, Offender Profiling, Homicide, Offenses/ Seduction/ Rape -Offender Profiling, Investigation of Juvenile Delinquency Matters, Domestic Violence, Abuse-Neglect). Civil (Litigation, Mental Compensation or Moral Damage Compensation) and Family Law (Custody Investigation, Contacting Children, etc.) as a Technical Advisor since 2012. Collaborates with Large Law Firms, Theocharis Dalakouras, Dimitris Symeonidis, Criminologists, Dimitrios Tsakos, Aleka Mavrou-Tsakou, Kyriaki Pakirtzidou, Lawyers Alexandros Tevtsis, Marianthi Nouskalis, Theodora Yatagana, Christis ).
- 2002-2004 Assistant Psychologist Institute of Psychiatry King"s College London.
- 2004-2008 Assistant Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist, South London and the Maudsley NHS Trust.
- 2008-2010 Clinical Research Fellow, Section of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King"s College London, UK.
- 2007-2008 Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL, UK Adjutant Research Fellow.
- 2007-2008 National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery Honorary Clinical Fellow.
- 2004: Brunel University, BSc in Psychology.
- 2007: University College London, UCL, MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology.
- 2008: Institute of Psychiatry, King"s College London, PhD in Applied Psychology in Medicine (PhD PsychMed).
- 2015: University of Portsmouth, MSc in Criminology and Forensic Psychology.
- 2019: University of Portsmouth, MSc Department of Law and Psychology, Criminology of Children and Adolescents.
- 3 chapters in the book Neuropsychology, Gotsi Publications.
- British Psychological Society CPsych, AFBPsS, CSci.