Welcome to the website of the Institute of Systemic Therapy of Thessaloniki. The ISTT was established in 2004 with the aim of supporting individuals, couples, families, groups and organizations that are in states of development, change or crisis. Furthermore it is our intention to contribute to the application and spread of systemic theory and practice. Read More
The Institute of Systemic Therapy of Thessaloniki (member of EFTA) offers a full training program in systemic therapy, with core trainers Virginia Ioannidou and Achilleas Prokopiou. Among others the training includes systemic psychodrama and the program of systemic couples’ therapy. It mainly addresses mental health professionals, but also students and individuals interested in personal growth issues and human communication. Read More
In an environment of trust and confidence we aim to accept and understand the client’s thoughts and feelings. Each individual is given the chance:
The training in systemic couples’ therapy takes place in Thessaloniki and in Athens (on 9 weekends in each place). It is of great use for those working in counselling or psychotherapy, not only with couples, but also with individuals, families and children. You may register for the next cycle. Read More
These coaching-seminars are for professionals working in a group context or facilitating groups, i.e., mental health professionals, teachers, employees in companies and organizations etc. The participants will become acquainted with useful concepts and models about how groups and teams function as well as methods of constructive communication and conflict resolution. Read More
The Art of Being a Couple. A Systemic Approach, a book written in Greek by Virginia Ioannidou, published in March, 2012.
It is an art to keep a close relationship alive over time and, like any other art, it has its secrets. Many of these secrets are illustrated in this book. Here the reader is invited to consider the meaning of what is happening in his or her close relationship, to experiment with alternative perspectives and options, and consequently to find novel solutions to his or her possible difficulties. Read More