Ioanna N. Triperina Psychologist BSc MSc
license no: 3750/19.5.97
My scientific & creative sense of work & life
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a short presentation of
my work experience in
my on-going life-long-learning,
my blog in Greek - το μπλογκ μου στα Ελληνικά,
my website's content in Greek - περιεχόμενα ιστοσελίδας στα Ελληνικά.
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bio in Greek -
βιογραφικό στα Ελληνικά.
I read, write and speak Greek, English, German. I study Chinese.
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Services I provide and work I conduct:
A wide range of Psychology Sessions for individuals and groups
Psychology and Occupational Psychology Outsource Services for business
Research and Essays/Articles for public / institutions / partnerships (open science for social intelligence and change)
I am a licensed psychologist (license no 3750/19.5.97) practicing psychology - as a professional practitioner and as a research scientist - in Greece and internationally in line with the code of conduct of Greek Psychologists, in accordance with the meta-code of ethics of the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations.
I hold a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Philosophy, Department of Psychology (1996), and a Masters Degree in Occupational Psychology (1998) from Cardiff University, School of Psychology. I am certified in Occupational Testing, Level A of the British Psychological Society (BPS),1998.
adults education specialization:
I am a Certified Adults Trainer: cert. no 412171/2003, cert. no ΕΒ12171/2008 (two certifications due to different policy approaches), for the general population and for people with special needs.
I have been trained in adult education train the trainer programmes on continuous vocational training, sexual education, environmental management, parenting, e-learning, second chance schools education.
I am the founder of CleverCareer, 2000, an innovative business specialized in Psychological Research, Design, Application and Assessment of Career, Work, Life, Experience, through survey, project management, consulting, counseling, coaching, training, writing.
I am one of the founding members of the Greek School Psychologists Society, 2000 (later on closed due to policy changes).
I am one of the founding members of the Special Group in Psychological Coaching (SGPC), of the British Psychological Society (BPS), 2002.
I have been a Ministry of Justice Expert on psychological assessment
I have been a Pedagogical Institute Expert, registered as an expert on school community relations for the "major training programme" (13th evaluation rank out of 94 experts in Greece, 2011).
Μy psychological therapy experience
I have been trained in
Cognitive Psychotherapies - EPIPSY
and integrating these approaches into my own integrative psychotherapy, named CleverCareer, that I have been searching, writing and practicing on it for more that 20 years.
My approach is sensitive to culture, gender, sexual orientation, age and special needs. For more than 20 years now, I own over 3.000 hours of experience in counselling, coaching and therapy, working individually and in groups, for persons of all ages (children, adolescents, adults), couples and families.
My adults training experience
Training in organizations (design, implementation, evaluation), 2000-2020
Training of trainers, training of counsellors, continuous professional training (managers, personnel, graduates): AB Vassilopoulos, CARREFOUR, Hellenic Bank, Greek Association of School Psychologists, Greek Sex Medical Institute, Gregory’s Food, HENKEL-ECOLAB, HOTELS AMALIA, ΜΕΤΑXΑ, National Center of Intensive Care (EKAB), ORIFLAME, PIAGGIO, SCHWARZKOPF-RILKEN, Sivitanidios Public School of Arts and Professions, Technical University of Crete, Universal Life Insurance, Harokopio University, open
Training subjects: counsellors and educators development, performance management, career management, change management, team building, stress management, work-life balance, personnel selection & assessment, development centres-competencies development etc.
Continuous vocational training / unemployed training, 1998-2016
Vocational guidance counselors, women, long-term unemployed men 45-65 years old, repatriated, graduates, mentally retarded people, prisoners, professionals e-learning.
Students training, 1998-2001
New York College (BΑ) Lecturer on Courses: Industrial Psychology, Social Research and Statistics (1999-2000)
University of Louisville, Athens Master Programs (ΜΒΑ) (seminars: Human Resource Management) (1998-2000)
Economic University of Athens (MBA-Executive), seminars: Team-building (2001)
My work assignments experience
Counsellor Psychologist in Second Chance School in the Prison of Eleonas Thiva (2011-2016)
Work Psychologist journalist for the National Greek newspaper “ETHNOS-ERGASIA”, Athens (1999-2001)
Psychologist for the Greek Council for Refugees, Athens (1999-2000)
My innovative implementations experience
"CleverTOOLS", for individuals and business, based on principles of psychometrics and business metrics / business analytics.
Creative psychological writing "psy_art", based on writing therapy.
Experiential therapy "EmotionalPlaySchool", based on play-therapy and psychodrama.
Experiential tourism "9muses9gifts in Sterea Ellada", based on experiential travel, #9muses9gifts on instagram.
My research experiencce
Research and publications:
(statistical methodology/research design: structural equation modeling)
From competencies in
(ΔΕΝΔΡΑ, Greece and Cyprus 1997-2009)
to emotional play-school (Συναισθηματικό
Παιχνιδοσχολείο, Viotia 2010-2017):
experiential learning and development in the cultural and geophysical landscape
for the cultivation of multiple intelligence (PSMA,
Experiential training assessment "entrepreneurship competencies" in summer schools in Attica (2007-2008).
Assessment of a counselling programme for career development of students at trades and vocations in Athens (2003).
Causes and effects of ambulance crew work stress (2001).
Cross-cultural counseling (refugees - asylum seekers): description and evaluation for social and job market integration in Greece (1999).
Organizational climate and commitment in the Greek manufacturing industry (1998).
Gender differentiations in sexuality perception (1996).
Social competencies and behavior problems of children in child protection institutions (1995).
Research proposals and applications:
Erasmus +: FORINER etc.
EQUAL: Women overcoming the ceiling glass
FP6-IST (Information Society Technologies): various
FP6: "The CARiMan project": CleverCareer's contribution with Computer Supported Cooperative Work
EPEAEK II: various entrepreneurship projects
European Project Β3-4113: Refugee integration
YOUTH: “ΕΥGΕ-ΝΕΤ: Young Entrepreneurs Development”
NOW: IT Women
AVANZA: Job Club for women
LEONARDO DA VINCI: “WEPY: Work Experience for Youth” etc.
YOUTHSTART: Job Club for young people
ADAPT: ECO-Management Project
My publications experience
Career and Performance Management: applying psychology at work, ISBN 960-87278-0-4, 416 pages, Athens: CleverCareer (2002).
"Experiential Training Guide" for Attica youth summer school trainers, "Personal
Development Plan" and "Skills Development Guide" for Attica youth summer school
students, in the context of subproject 7 "Experimental methods for professional
empowerment and entrepreneurial encouragement of students" in the context of the
project "Summer Schools of Youth Entrepreneurship of Attica", which was
implemented in the context of Operations category 2.3.2.g of EPEAEK II of the
Ministry of Education, Ioanna N. Triperina & Sofia Triperina, 2007-2008
Entrepreneurship Guides: Introduction,
Business Plan: design and implementation, Financing, in printed and electronic
version, EPEAEK ΙΙ, for the Career Service of the
University of Crete, 2005-2006
“The Career Management Counselor in the Workplace of the ICT Sector”, in the framework of LEONARDO DA VINCI “INDICAM project”, in English, July 2004
E-guide for applying career counselling at secondary education: tools and skills for the cooperation of pupils, teachers, parents, institutions, companies, and counsellors, (co-author Sophia Triperina), CleverCareer, April 2003
“Vocational Guidance Guide for the Education Ministry, Career Counselors, Youth and Organizations”, in the framework of LEONARDO DA VINCI “WEPY project”, in Greek and English, book and CD-ROM format, April 1999
More than 20 essays based on CleverCareer projects.
A wide range of therapeutic stories (from 2008 and on)
“e-HR Your Personal Coach”, http://www.clevercareer.gr/personalcoach.htm (not open any more)
From November 2001 to December 2004, 62 articles covering innovative issues on entrepreneurship, employees-management-candidates perspectives, human resource (selection, appraisal, training, development), professional wellbeing, career, organizational change and development, personal change and development, client relations, etc.
National Newspaper “ETHNOS”, periodic publication “ERGASIA”, Column “Work Counselor”:
From 30/11/99 to 22/5/01, 59 pioneering issues for unemployed and employees, that changed the classic perspective of work and employment.
Triperina, I. N. (2014). Nine muses, nine types of intelligence. Workshop Festival "Myths and traditions of Boeotia. The preservation of oral culture".
Triperina, I. N. (2004). Work and Organizational Psychology in Greece from the perspective of a practitioner. Newsletter of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychologists, Winter/Spring 2004.
Triperina, Ι. Ν. (2004). Can Career Counseling services and manpower recruitment services be provided by the same organization? Quarterly Review of Counselling and Guidance, 70-71, pages: 73-74, Athens: Ellinika Grammata.
Triperina, I. N. (2003). Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Network of Excellence “CARiMan” (signal recognition real time knowledge risk management), 6th Framework Programme of the European Commission – Information Society Technologies – Call 2, Athens: December.
Triperina, Ι. Ν. (2002). Achieving results through surveys and training in organizations. Presentation at the Conference of CleverCareer on “Performance and Career Management: Powerful methods to improve the effectiveness of organizations through improving people performance and well-being”, Conference Center of the Municipality of Thebes, Thebes/GR: 7/9/02.
Triperina, Ι. Ν. (2001). Cross-cultural Career Counseling: a programme on refugees’ integration in the Greek society and job market. Presented at the Congress of the Hellenic Society of Counseling and Guidance: Being different and equal in the 21st century, ΕΒΕΑ, Athens: 2-3/12/00. Published on the Quarterly Review of Counselling and Guidance, 58-59, pages 144-167, Athens: Ellinika Grammata.
Triperina, I. N. (2000). Experiences in participating in gender sensitive projects. European meeting on the development of gender sensitive integration methods (presentation). European Council for refugees and Exiles (ECRE), Brussels, 13.7.00.
Triperina, Ι. Ν. (1996). Education for Peace, the battle against social exclusion and racism, Mediterranean Meeting, European Youth Centre, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France: 16-20/12/96.
Triperina, I. N. (1995). Best Buddies: The social integration of mentally retarded people. PsyScriptum, No 6 Autumn, page 3, European Association of Psychology Students.
Articles on national newspapers such as Naftemporiki, EXPRESS, NETWEEK.
In various congresses, seminars, webinars, speeches.
My on going Life Long Learning
Life Long Learning opportunities I participate / keep myself updated:
World Health Organization - Mental Health - WHO M/H
Open Science of Psychology - O/S - P/OS
Psychotherapies - EPIPSY
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work - OSHA
Pastoral Healthcare/Ecumenical Patriarchate - PH/EP
Interplay between mental and somatic disorders - ISRIMSD
Want to find or learn more about my theoretical and research interests?
You can visit (wiki links):
Big Five Personality Traits
Human Computer Interaction
Computer Supported Cooperative Work
My writings: Open Science by Ioanna N. Triperina, Psychologist BSc. MSc.
Open Science: My blog in Greek - μπλογκ στα Ελληνικά.
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Ioanna N. Triperina, Psychologist BSc MSc
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