Foundation Course

Foundation Course

The Hellenic Institute for Group Analytic & Family Psychotherapy, acknowledging a current great interest in group dynamics, by mental health and other professionals, is organising a one-year Foundation Course, that focuses on the principles of group analysis, couples and family therapy, and the management of collective dynamic phenomena.

The course is structured in two major interdependent units. The first unit includes seminars which focus on the fundamental principles of the psychoanalytic approach in the function of groups and the dynamics of families and couples in the lifespan. The second unit emphasizes the participation of the trainees in experience groups.

The course is addressed to psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other mental health professionals. It is also suitable for all professionals who want to expand their knowledge and skills with small and large groups, such as doctors, teachers, human resources employees, managers, journalists, lawyers etc).

The course begins on October and continues until June. After completion the trainees will be awarded a certificate. Those who are interested in participating in the full Training Programme, can be admitted the following year, provided they meet the criteria for selection.

The course will be conducted in the Institute’s premises every Thursday,

19.00-20.15 Theoretical course presentation

20.30-22.00 Experience Group

Course Cost: 120 /month in 9 monthly installments, or you can pay in full and get a 15% discount. Candidates can send their application, with an attached CV, in This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., addressed to Mrs. Elena Dimitriou.


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