The Athenian Institute of Anthropos (AIA)
is a Center for Research, Training and Development of Applications in the Behavioral - Social Sciences of Anthropos (the Greek word for Human Being, that is, the ‘’Whole Person’’). It belongs to the Society for the Advancement of Human Relations Research, (S.A.H.R.R.). It is a professional nonprofit association, founded in 1963 by Drs. George and Vasso Vassiliou and is based in Athens, Greece.
The 'Αnthropos Institute' was conceived of and, since then, functions as a collective academic effort based on the process of co-creating, co-producing and sharing amongst the 'Anthropos' Associates who are all social scientists
clinical services focused on individual, couple, family and group therapy, as well as a range of training, internships and supervision programs for mental health professionals, teachers, adult educators, corporate managers etc.
research in the fields of therapy and education, contributes to scientific publications, organizes scientific conferences, supports the actions of Greek and International scientific-professional associations and institutions and dynamically participates in their bodies.
in a consistent manner, the mission of creating a "Life with Meaning" which is achieved through training and the continuous psycho-social evolution of the human being or, as George and Vasso Vassiliou phrased it, by developing skills in one's “autonomy through and for interdependence."