Evangelia Kateri is a psychologist and a graduate of the Department of Psychology at the University of Crete. She specialises in Clinical Psychology and in her doctoral degree examined the role of self-construal and acculturation strategies in the depression and anxiety of Albanian and Indian immigrants living in Greece.
After completing her academic studies, she trained in various models of psychotherapy and worked in a range of mental health organizations and European programmes for social disadvantaged groups, including immigrants and Roma. She has been working as an adult psychotherapist in her own office since 2006.
Evangelia is also, an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Crete, teaching courses on ‘Cross-Cultural Psychology’, ‘Psychosomatic Disorders’, ‘Personality Theories’, ‘Clinical Perspective of Personality’ and ‘Psychosocial Interventions in Individuals with Severe Mental Illness’.
Her main research interests are the role of culture in different aspects of behaviour, including self-constructions, relationships, mental health, and immigrants’ acculturation and adaptation. Many of her studies have been presented in international conferences and subsequently