Αlexandra Efthimiadou PhD
Alexandra Efthimiadou is the founder of nlpgreece® since 1998 .
With initial studies in Psychology, a Master’s degree in Social Science, and a PhD in Human Resource Development, she approaches the human potential in a systemic way and provides people with leading-edge methodologies aiming to release their resourcefulness & generativity in paradigm shifts.
She served as a key contributor to the Synolic® Human Resource Development model (by Alan Barratt and D. Patrick Georges), enrichment, by combining it with the Neuro-linguistics system of applications for depicting how people code the information inside their minds and how to re-pattern the path they use to generate new potentials, new resources, and new strengths and create a life and business orientation that aims for excellence and results.
She co-operates with NLP University Santa Cruz California, and the Dilts Strategy Group to explore the latest discoveries in modelling human excellence to apply new generation methodologies for people to impact with a growth and stamina mindset to thrive, navigate and break through challenges, in ventures, new roles and projects.
An active member of the NLP Global Trainer Consultancy Community, the European Board of NLP (EBNLP), NLP Leadership Summit, the European Association of NLP Therapy (EANLPt),
Research & Recognition Board, she participates in international projects to contextualize the Neuro Linguistics Programming, in different fields of application: Medical, Education, Business, Professional coaching / consulting. She is a member of the Hellenic Scouts Association Safety Committee.
Her academic projects, applying the NLP system include:, University of Piraeus, Post graduate program CSAP – The Synolic® Approachto HRD & the system of NLP in the technology of change, University of Athens, Greece, Kapodistriako (EKΠA) – Dental School – the NLP system in the Effective Communication for Dentists & Dental Assistants, University of Aegean, NLP Foundation Skills, HEC – Paris, Executive Coaching program – The Socratic methodology in Coaching questions.
Her author credits include the books: NLP – Neuro-linguistic Programming Demythologised, and Parto Allios (a very Greek expression, one of its meanings being “think how you think and think it over”) and the article: The Risk of Ambiguity in Metaphors, Journal of Experiential Psychotherapy, Vol 21, No 4, Dec 2018.
Antigoni Kretsi belongs to the nlpgreece® team of NLP trainers and ia also an associate in terms of its brand and communication.
After graduating from the American College of Greece, Antigone studied at Democritus University of Thrace and, more specifically, in the International Economic Relations and Development Department, and then she continued completing her postgraduate studies in Creative and Media Enterprises at the University of Warwick.
After working for a telecommunications company in Kent, UK, where she was in charge of Marketing, Press Advertising and Web Design, she returned to Greece and worked for almost 10 years at a well-known Media Agency, being responsible for a variety of brands of key multinational clients and managing to be a member of the winning teams of several
relevant awards, such as Ermis Awards, IAB Awards etc.
She has attended several seminars on Digital Media, Storytelling in Business, Human Resource Management Skills and so on, she has Google Adwords Certification and, in addition to Greek, she speaks English, French and some Russian. Apart from the articles she occasionally writes for nlpgreece®, she has written travel guides for the Greek islands for a professional site in english, and has participated in European Union programs.
In her leisure time, one can find her taking long walks along with her beloved dog, participating voluntarily in various non-profit initiatives or playing in the amateur theater team she is a member of.