About Yioulia

I am a psychotherapist & accredited supervisor, registered practitioner member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP/HIPC) and a coach.

''The vision on which I based my work is pluralistic and grounded in tolerance and a welcoming attitude. I am passionate about my work, helping people in need, dealing with work related and life dilemmas in emotionally hard times, crises and conflict'''

Experience

I am an independent professional working in private practice in Witney and Oxford, UK. For the last twenty two years of my career I have seen clients individually and in groups in a safe and open environment. For almost a decade, I have been also offering my services internationally through online platforms (video therapy & coaching). 

In brief here are some of the difficulties that I have been helping clients with: 

Personal, Family and Work issues, 
Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Loss, Separation, 
Emotional blocks, Feeling low, Self belief, Conflict, Anger, 
Cultural issues, Cross cultural relationships, Relationship with pets, 
New beginnings, Life changes, Parenting Challenges, 
Redundancy, Empowerment & Personal Development, Confidence, 
Sexuality, Eating Disorders, Phobias, Psoriasis, Sexual abuse, Mental Health Disorders (e.g. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), Intergenerational Trauma and others not named here.

I have worked in several therapeutic communities, hospitals, day centres, prisons and in a school setting in both the UK and Greece.

Strongly motivated to eliminate the stigma around mental health and help people transform their lives, I have been giving lectures on mental health issues as well as speeches on child development for young parents. For two years I broadcast a weekly radio show on childhood issues. 

Leadership Coaching: I support and empower people in their working environment, providing them with creative solutions and motivation. I offer role playing and action methods to individuals towards work presentations, effective public speaking, successful interviews and a longer term career development.

I facilitate workshops for businesses and organisations: Mentoring, Team and staff Development, Mediation, Team Building



Training and Qualifications

I have been trained in an integrative, psychodynamic and existential, holistic background. I use Counselling and Cognitive (CBT) as well Action method techniques. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a Diploma in Psychodrama and Group Psychotherapy and a Diploma in Creative Approaches to Supervision. I am committed to my personal and professional growth and I am in supervision in accordance with the code of ethics and practice set out by UKCP. I have attended several training courses and I have experience in different Coaching and Business models.


Member of the following organisations

  • The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP): Humanistic and Integrative College
  • The British Psychodrama Association (BPA).
  • The Oxford Psychotherapy Society


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“Every day is a journey 
and the journey itself is home”. 
Matsuo Basho