Dr. Katerina Flora

  • University of West Macedonia

Professional Experience

2015 – now: Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, Neapolis University, Pafos

2014 – 2016: Adjust Lecturer, University of Macedonia

2010 – 2014: Adjust Lecturer, University of West Macedonia

2004 – 2010: MSc and PhD in Clinical Psychology

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Treatment and Prevention of Psychosocial Problems
  • Positive Psychology
  • Narrative Approach
  • Social Causes of Mental Health Disorders
  • Intercultural Counselling
  • Qualitative Methods


Selected Publications

  1. Flora, K (2012). Understanding recovery from substance abuse: a narrative approach to the motivation and ambivalence about change. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 12 (3), 302-315.
  2. Flora, K. & Stalikas. A. (2012). Factors affecting substance abuse treatment in Greece and their course during therapy. Addictive Disorders, 37 (12), 1358-1364
  3. Flora, K. & Argyroudi, A. (2016). Factors affecting counselling services in social services structures providing support to women who are victims of violence: a qualitative research in Greece. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 34, (21-22), 4741-4755   0886260516681877, first published on December 4, 2016  as doi:10.1177/0886260516681877
  4. Flora, K. (2018b). A review of the factors affecting the course and outcome of the treatment of substance use disorders. Journal of Substance Use, 24 (2), 120-124. DOI: 10.1080/14659891.2018.1549598
  5. Flora, K. (2019) Second Wave of Positive Psychology: Beyond the dichotomy of positive and negative and the consequences in the practice of psychotherapy. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, DOI 10.1080/09515070.2019.1573165