Dimitris Karagiannis MD, PhD, is a Child Psychiatrist, Existential Systemic Psychotherapist for couples, groups and families. Trainer and supervisor of psychotherapists. Adjunct Professor at the Frederick University of Nicosia, Cyprus, specializing in Family Therapy, and a Doctor of the Democritus University of Alexandroupolis, he has taught and is teaching...
Dimitris Karagiannis MD, PhD, is a Child Psychiatrist, Existential Systemic Psychotherapist for couples, groups and families. Trainer and supervisor of psychotherapists.
Adjunct Professor at the Frederick University of Nicosia, Cyprus with a specialization in Family Therapy and a Doctorate from the Democritus University of Alexandroupolis, he has taught and teaches in Postgraduate University programs in Mental Health of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, the University of Western Attica and the University of Thessaly.
He is the scientific director of the Psychotherapeutic and Educational Institute "ANTISTIXI", which trains mental health specialists in Psychotherapy.
Founding member and first vice-president of the Child Psychiatry Society of Greece. President of the Hellenic Federation of Societies of Systemic Therapy and Family Therapy (ETHOS). Founding member and former general secretary of the Hellenic Society of Systemic Therapy ELESYTH. Founding member of the Hellenic Society of Systemic Thinking and Family Psychotherapy EESKEPSO. Member of the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA).
He is the General Manager of the Child Mental Health Center (1986-today), which is a modern child-psychiatric unit, working in a complete scientific group, grounded on Systemic Therapy approach.
T. Member of the National Council of Public Health E.SY.DY for matters of Psychiatry. T. Member of the Board of Directors of KETHEA (Center for the Treatment of Dependent Persons). Scientific manager of the European Community Program for the Training of Executive Core Volunteers. T. Professor of Postgraduate Education at Maraslei Academy.
He has been a scientific director of the European Social Training Program for Volunteers Cores.
Author of the important psychological essays: "Cracks and Touches" 11the edition, "The injustice that hurts" 30the edition, "Love or Nothing" 26the edition, "Does Man Change?" 20the publication and within the framework of the doctoral thesis "School refusal: Study of the dynamics of the child and his family".
As an author, he has also participated in collective books such as "Your words are like honey", "For life and family", "Balkans and mental health", "Children with hyperactive syndrome and conduct disorders", "Incest and therapeutic framework" , "Theology and Psychiatry in Dialogue", "Healing", "Education and Contemporary Society", "Domestic Violence, an Interdisciplinary Approach", "Human Communication", "Talking to Our Children about Everything", "The Light That Liberates" , "Child and Adolescent Mental Health" "Words into Spirit", "Parental Care Issues", "Crisis and Transformations" etc.