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From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists (2019)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Triliva, S., Natsopoulou, O., & Tzanakis, E. (in press). From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2020.1691408

The efficiency of interventions in addiction is associated with the processes of practitioners’ professional development. Identity formation is studied extensively for clinical professions but little research focuses on social workers working in addi... Read More about From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists.

A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care (2019)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Ghafoori, B., Triliva, S., & Sfakianaki, R. (in press). A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2019.1662866

© 2019, © 2019 Taylor & Francis. Few studies to date have investigated trauma training programs for healthcare workers who serve refugees. The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the feasibility of a Train-the Trainer (TTT) seminar desig... Read More about A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care.

Towards meaningful comparisons of personality in large-scale cross-cultural studies (2019)
Book Chapter
Gardiner, G., Sauerberger, K., Members of the International Situations Project, , Fragkiadaki, E., & Funder, D. (2019). Towards meaningful comparisons of personality in large-scale cross-cultural studies. In A. Realo (Ed.), In praise of an inquisitive mind: A Festschrift in honor of Jüri Allik on the occasion of his 70th birthday, 123-140. University of Tartu Press

One of Jüri Allik’s major, pioneering contributions to psychology is the assessment of personality across numerous cultures. His contributions have inspired many other large collaborations of international researchers to move beyond early work confir... Read More about Towards meaningful comparisons of personality in large-scale cross-cultural studies.

Working with trauma: personal and professional development needs of psychosocial intervention practitioners working with refugees in Greece (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Fragkiadaki, E., Ghafoori, B., & Triliva, S. (2019, February). Working with trauma: personal and professional development needs of psychosocial intervention practitioners working with refugees in Greece. Paper presented at 3rd European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

Approximately 860,000 refugees and immigrants entered Greece without appropriate travel documents over the last three years. The traumatic events of their lives can be numerous and prolonged as they can be part of their past, current interpersonal re... Read More about Working with trauma: personal and professional development needs of psychosocial intervention practitioners working with refugees in Greece.

The effects of psychotherapy on Multiple Sclerosis symptoms: An IPA exploration of psychotherapy experience and outcome (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Fragkiadaki, E., & Anagnostopoulos, F. (2018, September). The effects of psychotherapy on Multiple Sclerosis symptoms: An IPA exploration of psychotherapy experience and outcome. Paper presented at Qualitative Research on Mental Health: Rising to a Global Challenge

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is common among young adults and varies significantly in terms of clinical course and pathophysiology. Depression and anxiety have been associated to the onset of the disease, having a significant impact on coping with the sym... Read More about The effects of psychotherapy on Multiple Sclerosis symptoms: An IPA exploration of psychotherapy experience and outcome.

The Greek Referendum Vote of 2015 as a Paradoxical Communicative Practice: A Narrative, Future-Making Approach (2018)
Journal Article
Sools, A., Triliva, S., Fragkiadaki, E., Tzanakis, M., & Gkinopoulos, T. (2018). The Greek Referendum Vote of 2015 as a Paradoxical Communicative Practice: A Narrative, Future-Making Approach. Political Psychology, 39(5), 1141-1156. https://doi.org/10.1111/pops.12474

© 2018 International Society of Political Psychology This article adopts a pragmatic-communicative approach, derived from Gregory Bateson's cybernetic theory, to the Greek Referendum Vote of 2015. Applying this approach, we interpret the Referendum a... Read More about The Greek Referendum Vote of 2015 as a Paradoxical Communicative Practice: A Narrative, Future-Making Approach.

Processes of Biographization in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Experience and “Professional Transformations” of 15 Social Workers working in Drug Treatment Center (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Fragkiadaki, E. (2018, February). Processes of Biographization in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Experience and “Professional Transformations” of 15 Social Workers working in Drug Treatment Center. Paper presented at 2nd European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry

The results of this study raised specific areas of concern regarding the therapists’ well– being in substance abuse treatment organizations. The significance of care for one’s professional as well as personal self is highlighted in the participants’... Read More about Processes of Biographization in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Experience and “Professional Transformations” of 15 Social Workers working in Drug Treatment Center.

Pluralism in Counseling Practice and Research: a call for reflection (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fragkiadaki, E. (2017, October). Pluralism in Counseling Practice and Research: a call for reflection. Presented at European Branch of the American Counseling Association Annual Conference

Multicultural considerations in mental health service provision is now a necessity. In light of modern technologies and travelling means, as well as social and global events, people of the world are moving constantly. Adding to this mobility, minorit... Read More about Pluralism in Counseling Practice and Research: a call for reflection.

Persoonlije toekomstrverbeelding als prospectief reflective-instrument: De casus van her Griekse Referendum in 2015 [Personal future imagination as a prospective reflective instrument: The case of the Greek Referendum in 2015] (2017)
Journal Article
Sools, A., Triliva, S., Fragkiadaki, E., & Tzanakis, E. (2017). Persoonlije toekomstrverbeelding als prospectief reflective-instrument: De casus van her Griekse Referendum in 2015 [Personal future imagination as a prospective reflective instrument: The case of the Greek Referendum in 2015]. Tijdschrift Positieve Psychologie,

In this article, we explore a new application of personal imaginations of the future as prospective reflective instrument in a political context. The case is the Greek Referendum of 2015. In the days preceding the Referendum, we collected via an onli... Read More about Persoonlije toekomstrverbeelding als prospectief reflective-instrument: De casus van her Griekse Referendum in 2015 [Personal future imagination as a prospective reflective instrument: The case of the Greek Referendum in 2015].

Exploring Students’ Views about their Psychological Wellbeing through Ecomaps (2017)
Book Chapter
Matsopoulos, A., Nastasi, B., Fragkiadaki, E., & Koutsopina, E. (2017). Exploring Students’ Views about their Psychological Wellbeing through Ecomaps. In C. Cefai, & P. Cooper (Eds.), Mental Health Promotion in Schools, 69-84. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6351-053-0_5

The economic crisis and severe austerity measures that have deluged Greece over the last eight years have had a significant impact on the people’s mental health and mental health services (Economou et. al., 2013; Triliva, Fragkiadaki & Balamoutsou, 2... Read More about Exploring Students’ Views about their Psychological Wellbeing through Ecomaps.

The Therapist’s Experience of the Therapeutic Relationship at the Time of Termination (2014)
Book Chapter
Fragkiadaki, E., & Triliva, S. (2014). The Therapist’s Experience of the Therapeutic Relationship at the Time of Termination. In P. T. Fenton (Ed.), Psychoanalytic Theory: Perspectives, Techniques and Social Implications, 185-206. Nova

The therapeutic relationship is an odd and unusual relationship. Both therapists and patients invest a great deal of time and become parts of each others’ lives in an atypical manner. From the very outset of this relational encounter, therapists are... Read More about The Therapist’s Experience of the Therapeutic Relationship at the Time of Termination.

The path towards a professional identity: An IPA study of Greek family therapy trainees (2013)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Triliva, S., Balamoutsou, S., & Prokopiou, A. (2013). The path towards a professional identity: An IPA study of Greek family therapy trainees. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 13(4), 290-299. https://doi.org/10.1080/14733145.2013.768287

Objective: Contemporary psychotherapy research has focused mainly on practitioners' training and education. The impact of training on professional development and the application of therapeutic skills have been the primary foci of the empirical liter... Read More about The path towards a professional identity: An IPA study of Greek family therapy trainees.

Forging partnerships for mental health: The case of a prefecture in crisis ravaged Greece (2013)
Journal Article
Triliva, S., Fragkiadaki, E., & Balamoutsou, S. (2013). Forging partnerships for mental health: The case of a prefecture in crisis ravaged Greece. European Journal of Psychotherapy and Counselling, 15(4), 375-390. https://doi.org/10.1080/13642537.2013.849275

Public health and in particular mental health have been severely affected by the multitude of socioeconomic crises experienced by people in Greece. The severe austerity programmes, have reduced access to health services and increased demand for publi... Read More about Forging partnerships for mental health: The case of a prefecture in crisis ravaged Greece.