Kallia Protopapa is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, working at the Resilient Lives Centre. She holds a BSc in Psychology from the University of Cyprus, and an MSc in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nicosia. She has completed her dissertation on “How psychopathic traits lead to school bullying and victimization depending on children’s gender” and her Master’s Thesis titled “The mediating role of self-compassion on negative affectivity in a substance abuse population versus general population”.

Her practicum was carried out at different sites, including the Centre for Therapy, Training and Research (ΚΕSY), the Students’ Counselling Services of the University of Nicosia and the Therapeutic Community of “Agia Skepi”, where she worked with adults dealing with addictions. She also worked at the Therapeutic Community of “Agia Skepi” as a therapist.

Miss Kallia focuses on the psychotherapy of children, adolescents and adults with a variety of mental health difficulties, such as psychological trauma, anxiety, depression, conduct disorders and personality disorders among others. She is also interested in working with people who experience challenges adapting to life-transitioning events, to promote resilience and skills to help them move through everyday challenges.

As part of her training and professional experience, she has worked with individual and group therapeutic plans based on the clients’ needs using Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Her interests involve anxiety, mood disorders, and personality disorders.