Vasileios Boulougouris completed his postgraduate studies in the University of Cambridge (M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in experimental psychology and neuroscience) with many distinctions and awards. Following his studies, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer at Eginition Hospital, University of Athens, Medical School. He completed his clinical training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (University of London) and Schema Therapy (Greek Society of Schema Therapy). He worked as a psychotherapist and clinical psychologist in private and public hospitals in the UK gaining lot of clinical experience in a wide range of psychiatric afflictions. Research interests span the areas of cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, and psychopharmacology. Main work focuses on the functions of the frontal lobes of the brain and their connections with other regions. These brain systems are relevant to such psychiatric afflictions such as schizophrenia, depression, drug addiction, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. He is also interested in establishing how drugs work to produce changes in brain chemistry, and how these affect behavior. Clinical work focuses on providing cognitive behavioral therapy for a wide range of psychiatric disorders, schema therapy for personality disorders, and systemic family therapy. Main clinical interests focus on anxiety and personality disorders. Research interests span the areas of cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, and psychopharmacology. In 2009, he founded the Center for Cognitive and Systemic Psychotherapy (in Athens, Greece) which is a private center that provides cognitive-behavioral and systemic psychotherapy to adults with psychiatric disorders including anxiety disorders, depression, and personality disorders.
Biography Updated on 23 August 2012