- Theological School of the Church of Cyprus
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Profile: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Special Academic Staff
|B.A Psychology||2015||University of Cyprus||Psychology Department||Components of Empathy and Emotion Recognition for children with Conduct Problems with or without Callous – Unemotional traits in preschool age|
|MSc in Clinical Psychology||2016||University of Leiden||Psychology Department||The role of stress in attentional control and in attentional bias to threat|
|PhD in Clinical Psychology||2022||University of Cyprus||Psychology Department||Neurophysiological Patterns associated with differentiated levels of Antisocial Behavior, Anxiety, and Callous-Unemotional Traits. The effectiveness of HRV Biofeedback training with video-games|
2. Qualifications / Skills
|Computer||Office package- Outlook|
|Analysis of physiological data (Acknowledge 4.1)|
|Duration of Employment||Employer||Position|
|August 2021||Now||Theological School of the Church of Cyprus||Special Academic Staff in European Programs|
|September 2021||Αugust 2022||European University of Cyprus||European Project “Convicts Upskilling Pathways”||Research Associate|
|January 2022||May 2022||University of Cyprus/Department of Psychology||MSc Program in Counselling and School Orientation||Special Academic Staff/Special Scientist|
|January 2022||Μay 2022||Neapolis University||Distance Master Program in Educational Psychology||Special Academic Staff|
|February 2022||Now||Private Practice as a Registered Clinical Psychologist|
|June 2018||July 2019||Resilient Lives||Research Associate|
|January 2017||June 2018||Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development (SeeD), Λευκωσία Κύπρος||Data Analysts|
4. Scholarships and Awards
|Μarch 2021||Award «ΕΥ Cyprus» memorial of Xristias Rossidou-Sotiriou (2000 euros)|
|June 2019-December 2022||Evagoras’ Scholarship for Doctorate Students of University of Cyprus (for three years, 8 000 euros per year)|
|June 2018||Award of Best Poster Presentation in 6th Conference of European Association of Child and Adolescent Psychology: “Young victims and young offenders: Prevention and intervention within families and institutions (500 euros)|
|January -May 2022||University of Cyprus/Department of Psychology
MSc Program in Counselling and School Orientation
|SΥΜ 605: Vocational Guideline and Counselling|
|January -May 2022||Neapolis University
Distance Master Program in Educational Psychology
|PSCH 605: School Environment and Gender Identities during adolescence
PSYCH 607: Statistics and Research Methods
|September- December 2021||Theological School of Church of Cyprus||THEO.130. Personal Communicational Skills|
|September 2016 -Μay 2021||University of Cyprus/Department of Psychology
Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
|PSΥCH 101:Developmental Psychology, PSYCH 103: Clinical Psychology I- Personality Theories, PSYCH 220: Clinical Psychology ΙΙ- Psychopathology, SΥΜ 201: Research Methods|
6. Administrative Duties
2017-2018Coordinate of Doctorate students for their Internship in Mental Health Center of the University of Cyprus
7. Member of Research Boards and Professional Services
|June 2022||Elected Member of Young Researcher Committee of EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH ON ADOLESCENTS (EARA)|
|January 2017- Now||Member of Scientific Study of Psychopathy- SSSP)|
|January 2017-Now||Member of Cyprus Psychology Association|
|October 2016-May 2020||Representative Member of Doctorate Students in Clinical Psychology of University of Cyprus|
8. Member of Conference Organising Committees
9. Reviewer for Journals
10. Research Programmes – Funding
|2018-2022||The research program “Neurophysiological Patterns of Anxiety, Antisocial Behavior, and Callous-Unemotional-Traits. The effectiveness of HRV Biofeedback training with video games” was funded by Cyprus Youths Organization with the amount of 3 975 euros|
11. Memoranda of Understanding
12. Research Interests
Child and adolescents internalizing and externalizing problems, neurophysiological assessment, emotional processing/ regulation, HRV Biofeedback Intervention.
Design and Implementation of prevention and intervention programs for school violence, youth delinquency reduction, as well as crime resistance for detainees.
Petridou, M., Fanti, K.A., (under review). The effectiveness of HRV Biofeedback training with the video games on externalizing and internalizing problems. Journal of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback.
Fanti, K.A., Kyranides, M.M., Petridou, M., Demetriou, C.A., Konikkou., & Georgiou, G. (under review).
Physiological reactivity to fear Moderates the Relation Between Parenting Distress and Antisocial
Behaviors. Child Development.
Kyranides M.N., Petridou, M., Gokani, H.A. Him, S., & Fanti, K. A. (2022). Reading and reacting to faces, the effect of facial mimicry in improving facial emotion recognition in individuals with antisocial behavior and psychopathic traits. Current Psychology, 1-14.
Costeris, C., Petridou, M., & Ioannou, Y. (2021). Social Support and Appearance Satisfaction Can Predict Changes in the Psychopathology Levels of Patients with Acne, Psoriasis and Eczema, before Dermatological
teatment and in a Six-Month Follow-up Phase. Psych, 3(3), 259-268.
Costeris, C., Petridou, M., & Ioannou, Y. (2021). The critical role of body dysmorphic disorder in dermatological patients’ body image: patients’ desire to seek even more medical treatments increases
after dermatological treatment. GLOBAL PSYCHIATRY, 4(1), 95-108.
Costeris, C., Petridou, M., & Ioannou, G., (2021). Factors that Predict Patients’ Satisfaction with Psychological
Outcome and the Appearance of their skin after treatment. Journal of Clinical & Experimental
Dermatology Research, 12(1), 1-9.
Costeris, C., Petridou, M., & Ioannou, G., (2020). Psychological impact of skin disorders on patients’ self-
esteem and perceived social support. Journal of Dermatology and Skin Science,3(1), 14-22. Kyranides, M. N., Fanti, K. A., Petridou, M., & Kimonis, E., (2020). In the eyes of the beholder:
Distinctions in patterns of eye gaze in primary and secondary psychopathy. European Child &
Adolescent Psychiatry, 29, 1441-145. doi.org/10.1007/s00787-019-01452-z
Fanti, K.A., Kyranides, M.N., Petridou, M., Demetriou, C.A, & Georgiou, G. (2018). Neurophysiological biomarkers associated with heterogeneity in Conduct Problems, Callous Unemotional Traits and Anxiety in children and young adults. Special Issue in Developmental Psychopathology, 54(9), 1634-1649. doi.org/10.1037/dev0000505.
Fanti, K.A., Kyranides, M.N., Georgiou, G., Petridou, M., Colins, O.F., Tuvblad, C., & Andershed, H. (2017). Callous-unemotional, impulsive-irresponsible, and grandiose-manipulative traits: Distinct associations with subjective and physiological measures. Psychophysiology, 54(5), 663-672.