Ioanna Galani

Ioanna Galani



Ioanna Galanis is a graduate of the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA with a minor in Rhetoric. She continued her graduate studies at the School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park where she specialized in systemic psychotherapy for adults, couples, and families.

During her graduate studies she worked as a senior research assistant under the supervision of American psychologist, Michele Gelfand, in cross-cultural psychology. She then trained and worked at the university clinic, Center for Healthy Families, where she provided mental health services to adults, couples, and families. After completing her training, she worked in private practice in Washington, D.C. where she caseloaded with couples with issues of infidelity, trust, communication, emotional and physical attachment, adults with anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and personality disorders, and adolescents with emotional management issues.

As a systems psychologist-psychotherapist, her clinical practice is eclectic, using a variety of therapeutic approaches, and examines the human system as a whole, with an emphasis on the relationships of the parts that make up the system. Her core belief is that the therapeutic relationship is an essential therapeutic tool for the psycho-spiritual development of the human being.