6970095923 Rodopis 54, Vrilisia, Attica contact@ioannapiliati.gr
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SERVICES

The Psychologist Ioanna Piliati provides psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, adults, and couples. At her office in Vrilissia, Attica, she takes care to create a warm atmosphere where you will feel trust and genuine acceptance!

 

 

 

 
 
Do not hesitate to seek support for any issue affecting your mental well-being and hindering your daily life.
 

 

 
 Systemic Family Psychotherapy
Family Communication
Συμβουλευτική γονέων
Parental Counseling
Gender Identity
Empowerment of LGBTQI+ Individuals
Mood Disorders During Pregnancy
Psychosomatic Disorders
Sexual Disorders
Grief
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Divorce Management
Panic Attacks
Agoraphobia
Dealing with Traumatic Experiences

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Depression

 

 
 
 

Psychotherapy: Individual or Group

The goal of psychotherapy is to identify the cause of the symptom and treat it; it is a process of personal development.

Experience has shown that it usually takes more than 12 individual sessions to treat symptoms, sometimes even more, with the number varying depending on the intensity of the symptoms.

The frequency of individual sessions is weekly or biweekly and lasts for 55 minutes.

Group therapy involves weekly meetings with 6-8 individuals, lasting 2 hours, and is typically long-term.

 
 
 
 

Couples Therapy and Counseling

Couples therapy represents a collaborative journey towards strengthening and improving a relationship. Through joint sessions, we explore the dynamics of the relationship, identifying areas that are strong and those that need improvement. Our goal is to enhance communication, revitalize or strengthen emotional connection, and build a stronger relationship.

Whether you are facing conflicts, trust issues, or experiencing distance due to routine, couples therapy can significantly help in improving your relationship.

 

 

 

 

Parental Counseling

Parental counseling is a valuable support framework for parents, providing them with the tools and knowledge they need to better understand their children and themselves as parents. Counseling empowers parents to analyze the messages they receive from their children through their behavior while simultaneously aligning with their desires and needs.

Through counseling, parents gain a better understanding of the emotional development of their children and discover new approaches to addressing issues such as divorce, grief, chronic illnesses, learning difficulties, and developmental disorders. Counseling brings new meaning to the challenges faced by parents and children, offering new possibilities that facilitate their interaction.

This process can have a preventive, educational, or therapeutic character and may involve the participation of one or both parents. It is often recommended in conjunction with the child's therapy, achieving a comprehensive personal and family support framework.

 

 

 
 
 
Child psychotherapy

Child psychotherapy is a specialized form of therapy that addresses the unique needs and characteristics of children. Through play and interaction, sensitive topics such as traumatic events (divorce, death), behavioral issues, and emotional difficulties can be explored, helping the child understand their feelings and learn to manage the full range of their emotions.

Who is it for

Child psychotherapy is designed to address common issues such as:

  • Traumatic events (divorce, death of a loved one, etc.)
  • Emotional difficulties or disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Organic difficulties
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Internet addiction

What do we do?

In child psychotherapy, the therapist's primary goal is to establish a relationship of trust and mutual respect, creating a safe space for the child. Specialized techniques are used to allow the child to express themselves freely through play, overcoming language limitations.

The main objective is to provide the child with an opportunity to express their concerns, fears, and sources of anxiety. Through specialized psychotherapy, successful intervention can address these issues, offering a high-quality emotional environment for the child, improving their daily life, and facilitating healthy psychosomatic development.

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
Psychotherapy for adolescents and young adults

The period of adolescence is one of the most distinct phases in our lives. It is the threshold before adulthood, the journey that transforms us from children into adults. This transition is tumultuous and comes with its own set of challenges. During adolescence, everything changes: not only the way we perceive the world, but also our own selves, with our bodies undergoing unprecedented changes.

Simultaneously, during adolescence, an internal exploration of our emotional world begins. We discover who we are, our desires, our dreams, and we redefine our relationships with our family and close ones, often leading to tense family conflicts.

Who is it for

The cosmic changes accompanying adolescence on physical, emotional, and perceptual levels can be overwhelming for many young individuals. They may experience heightened psychological sensitivity, emotional and sexual confusion, increased stress, and feelings of fear.

Some of the most common issues addressed in adolescent psychotherapy include:

  • Family conflicts
  • Sexual education
  • Sexual orientation
  • Low academic performance
  • Eating disorders
  • Internet addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias

What do we do?

Initially, a relationship of trust and mutual respect is established between the therapist and each adolescent. Through personalized therapeutic methods, a functional channel of communication is created, allowing the adolescent to openly share their concerns. This enables the psychologist to apply necessary therapeutic techniques.

Simultaneously, there is periodic communication with parents to update them on the progress of psychotherapy, always ensuring confidentiality, as defined within the framework of adolescent psychotherapy.

 

 

 
 
 

Psychiatric Monitoring 

Psychiatric Monitoring - What is it?

Psychiatric monitoring aims at the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders, encompassing various conditions related to emotion, behavior, understanding, and perception. The timely and accurate diagnosis, combined with appropriate therapeutic treatment, significantly contributes to the direct and effective management of a mental disorder, playing a crucial role in enhancing the patient's quality of life.

Who is it for?

Psychiatric monitoring is intended for adults suffering from:

  • Anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, etc.)
  • Mood disorders (major depressive disorder, dysthymia, bipolar disorder, etc.)
  • Psychoses (schizophrenia, delusional disorder, schizoaffective disorder, etc.)
  • Personality disorders (paranoid personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, etc.)
  • Eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder)
  • Somatic disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sexual disorders and gender identity disorders
  • Impulse control disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders

What do we do?

In the context of psychiatric monitoring, the therapist ensures to establish a collaborative relationship with each patient. This foundation of trust and mutual respect between the patient and the doctor is essential to properly evaluate the results of each treatment and the patient's progress.

For each patient, an initial psychiatric assessment is necessary, beginning with a patient history and an examination of their current state. Subsequently, through psychiatric monitoring, the responsible doctor supervises the patient's progress, provides counseling to both the patient and their family, and, if deemed necessary, recommends pharmacological treatment or adjustments to the existing one.

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 

Family Therapy

The goal of Family Therapy is to create a connection, like a bridge, where there is understanding, collaboration, and support among family members. In this way, the difficulties of one or more family members are resolved.

The role of the therapist in family therapy is as follows:

As they coexist with the family and within its microcosm, they examine issues related to the functionality of relationships and all the reasons that contribute to creating personal difficulties for each individual, as well as interpersonal disagreements, tensions, and conflicts.

Through the transformation of the institution of the family through family therapy, we address significant issues such as:

♦ Communication issues within the family
♦ Gender issues
♦ Cultural issues
♦ Multiculturalism
♦ Family functioning
♦ Depression
♦ Substance abuse
♦ Chronic illnesses
♦ Nutrition problems
♦ Daily worries
♦ Interpersonal conflicts
♦ Behavioral issues in children and adolescents
♦ Coexistence in alternative families
♦ Single-parent, blended families
♦ Same-sex families - focusing again on the needs of modern family life.

As a family therapist, I work with families towards opening up pathways and perspectives where human contact and interaction can be reconsidered.

 
 
 
 

SEMINARS

Regular seminars are organized targeting the general public. Seminars typically consist of a theoretical and experiential part, allowing participants to engage with a topic of interest to them in a short period of time. Announcements regarding the topics and dates of the seminars will be made available.

Indicatively, seminars that have been conducted in the past include:

  • Emotional development of children
  • Seeking communication in a relationship
  • Raising children: Emotional bonds and safety
  • Seeking the foreigner: The complexity of life in a "foreign" country
  • Adolescence
  • Acceptance of diversity
 
 
 
 
 
 
The information provided within the framework of any form of intervention is protected by therapeutic confidentiality, and the therapeutic relationship is governed by the Code of Ethics of the Psychology Profession and the systemic psychotherapist.