Dr Lorena Georgiadou

Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Applied Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care

Research Interests:
Counsellor education and trainee support, Internationalisation of Higher Education, Intercultural (research) practice

PhD Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Edinburgh, MSc Counselling Studies (awarded distinction), University of Edinburgh, BSc Psychology (Hons), Aristotle University of Edinburgh


Having obtained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, I moved to Scotland to continue my studies in the field of counselling. In 2009 I was awarded an MSc in Counselling Studies (with Distinction) from Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Edinburgh. The following year I started my PhD in the same subject area, for which I secured a College of Humanities and Social Science Research Award (studentship). My thesis explored international counselling trainees’ experiences of intercultural and interlinguistic practice. During my doctoral studies I was also a Tutor/Teaching Assistant at Edinburgh University and a Visiting Lecturer at Queen Margaret University. Upon completion of my PhD I was employed as a postdoctoral researcher on a Primore...

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