Dr Maria Georgiou

Dr Maria Georgiou

Dr Maria Georgiou qualified in Psychology (B.A.), Regents College, now known as Excelsior College, New York State University, USA, Psychology (M.A), University of Indianapolis, USA with her Master’s dissertation examining the effects of divorce on children.

She also has a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Durham University, UK. Her doctoral thesis examined Attachment influences on understanding of self and others.

She also an accredited Psychotherapist of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and has been awarded the European Certificate of Psychotherapy and is a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society.

Dr Maria Georgiou is presently the tutor for the Psychology and Human Behaviour course, as well as a counselor to any students who may require psychological and emotional support. She is also a part-time lecturer in psychology at the University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus.

In addition, she is responsible for the background administrative duties of the college that involve academic policy decisions. She is also part of the Doctoral Thesis committee.


Georgiou, M., & Meins, E. (2010). Relations between peer attachment, self-esteem and perceived parental bonding in Cypriot and British young adults. Cyprus Review. Vol. 22, 1, pp 61-67.
Georgiou, M. 2014. The Brief Systemic Dialogical Therapy Approach (BSDT) in Person-Centered Psychotherapy: new life stories in the process of “becoming”. Proceedings (RX30) of the Joint WPA-INA-HSAPRS Congress (30 October, Athens)
Constandinou, C., Georgiou, M. & Perdikogianni, M. 2017 – A Comparative Method for Themes Saturation (COMETS) in Qualitative Interviews. Qualitative Research. 1-17 DOI: 10.1177/1468794116686650
Constandinou, C., Georgiou, M. & Perdikogianni, M. Medical students’ attitudes and beliefs towards psychotherapy: A mixed research methods study. Behavioral Sciences Journal, 7, 55, 2017.

Georgiou, M. Relations between Peer Attachment and perceived parental bonding in Cypriot and British young  Adults.Conference for Developmental Psychology organized by The British Psychological Society. University of Edinburgh, UK. Poster Presentation. Sept 2005.


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