Athanasia Kati is a psychologist, psychotherapist, systemic trainer and supervisor.
She is a graduate of the Department of Psychology, Psychology Program and the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology (Field of Psychology) at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. At the same University, she did
postgraduate studies in School Psychology.
She specialized in the systems approach to psychotherapy of individuals, groups and families, initially at the Family Therapy Unit of the Attica Psychiatric Hospital and then at the Athenian Institute of Anthropos (since 1996).
She has worked for many years at the Psychiatric Hospital of Attica, initially at the 18 Ano Addiction Unit and since 2006 at the Family Therapy Unit as a psychotherapist, undertaking individual, couple and family therapies, while she was also a trainer and supervisor in the Family Therapy training program for mental health professionals.
She was a scientific collaborator of the Department of Psychology at the University of Athens in many projects, such as preventive psychosocial support programs in primary and secondary schools, development of psychosocial intervention programs, support and promotion of psychological resilience, implementation of intervention programs in the community in Greece and Cyprus and participated in numerous seminars for awareness raising, education and training of teachers and parents, as well as in the writing and publication of educational materials.
She has participated in presentations and workshops at Greek and international conferences and her work has been published in scientific journals in the field of systemic and family therapy as well as in book chapters and working texts. She has also been a member of organizing and scientific committees of workshops and conferences and is a member of the editorial board of the electronic journal Systemic Thinking and Psychotherapy of the Hellenic Systemic Thinking and Family Therapy Association (HE.S.T.A.F.T.A).
Since February 2022, she has been in private practice and is involved in individual psychotherapy, couple and family therapy as well as training and supervision of mental health specialists. In the same year, she started working with the Athenian Institute of Anthropos in the context of training in family therapy.
She is a regular member of the Association of Greek Psychologists (SEPS), the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA) and the Hellenic Systemic Thinking and Family Therapy Association (HE.S.T.A.F.T.A).