After finishing her studies in the United Kingdom she returned to Greece and did volunteer work for ANASA, a centre for eating disorders. She then worked with adolescents with learning disabilities at the International School of Athens (ISA), supporting them in both social and academic issues.
Since 2012, she has been working as a psychotherapist in a more clinical setting, more specifically the public mental health centre EPAPSY-Franco Basaglia, where she takes on patients facing different mental health issues and challenges such as depression,anxiety, loss, relationship challenges using both individual and group psychotherapy. In2015 she founded a private counseling centre in Athens called “Yparxi”.
Her interest in understanding the vast complexity of human behavior is what led her very early on to the decision to pursue a career in the filed of psychology and psychotherapy. Marina has adopted a person-centered approach in her work, focusing on the importance of human individuality and on the ability to set and achieve personally meaningful goals in life.
Moreover, the interaction of individual and organizational factors and their impact on subjective wellbeing and organizational performance is the reason why she chose to specialize in the field of organizational psychology. Marina leads interventions in organizations that enhance the psychological wellbeing of senior leaders and the organizational effectiveness and performance.
Marina lives with her husband and two children in Athens, Greece. Her mission “is supporting and encouraging individuals to achieve their life goals in order to live a meaningful life”.