2nd International Conference of Dramatherapy & Playtherapy
Philia Issari
Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology
Philia Issari is Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology, Founder and Director of the Centre for Qualitative Research in Psychology and Psychosocial Well-being at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She studied Psychology in France (Sorbonne Université ), and completed her graduate and doctoral studies in the U.S. (New York University και University of California, Los Angeles). She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Counseling Psychology and Qualitative Research Methodology. Dr. Issari’s work focuses on narrative and constructionist approaches to counseling, the dialogic and embodied self, arts-based therapy, intercultural and social justice issues related to immigrants and refugees. She has published widely in scholarly journals. She is the main author of the book “Qualitative Research Methodology: Applications in Psychology and Education” (2015). She has edited in Greek K. Gergen’s book “Therapeutic Realities”, and J. Winslade’s & G. Monk ‘s book “Narrative Counseling in Schools”.