Our team

Elli Tholouli, M.Sc.

Elli is a psychologist, researcher, trainer and supervisor specialising in Compassion Focused Therapy and is director of the Greek Centre for CFT. 

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Dr Chris Irons

Dr Chris Irons is a clinical psychologist, researcher, writer and trainer specialising in Compassion Focused Therapy. He is co-director of Balanced Minds and associate of the Greek Centre for CFT. 

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Professor Philia Issari

Philia Issari is a Professor of Counseling Psychology and Director of the Centre for Qualitative Research in Psychology and Psychosocial Well-being at the University of Athens.

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We collaborate in the provision of training and supervision in Compassion Focused Therapy for mental health professionals and educators, organising workshops in self-compassion and Compassionate Mind Training for professionals, students and the general public as well as in research projects related to compassion and mental health.