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.
Marianna Antonakaki is a proud member of NLP Global Trainers team of nlpgreece®.
She is the founder of NowLetsPlay ®™ , an integrative Model, for Children – parenting & educational protocol recognized, and registered in the UK and Greece as original research in Consulting, Counseling, Therapy & in Neurolinguistics (Reg. Certificate No 00003709405, Intellectual Property Office Registrar).
She is a Mindset Trainer & Consultant as well as the Affiliated Partner of the International Certification Program for Business Coaches & Consultants, The SFM MINDSETMAPS ®™ for the Greek language, Greece and Cyprus; developed Robert Dilts & Mickey Feher.
Marianna began her academic career from the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Athens, as a graduate of the Department of French Literature, though her love for Communication, Arts, and Humanities very quickly changed the orientation of the compass at professional and university level.
A Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from Middlesex University and AKTO followed after, while at the same time she began writing articles and leading communication and press departments in the corporate world. In the 20 years that followed Marianna made an important career in the media, from managerial positions in magazines like Cigar, Men’s Arena, writing articles as a journalist and editor-in-chief of many magazines and newspapers, presenting the News Bulletin on STAR channel as well as radio shows for 35 regional stations and 2 radio station in Cyprus, while simultaneously, she collaborated with several advertising agencies. Motherhood as a priceless experiential gift, in combination with the global economic crisis, restructured for the 2nd time her
Nowadays, she is a Global NLP Trainer & Consultant certified by NLP University of California Santa Cruz, while she is also a certified NLP New Code Certified Practitioner (ITA) and an Ericksonian Hypnosis Certified Practitioner.
During the last 10 years, she has completed postgraduate studies in Infant Psychotherapy (First Play in Therapy, Diploma Barry University Miami – FAIMH) and she holds a MA in Psychotherapy through Special Therapeutic Play, while she is an active supervised member of Play Therapy International and the only specialized certified consultant in Greece for the clinical diagnosis of disorders in infants and toddlers,DC0-5.
Marianna is a Meta-trauma & PTSD Prevention Trainer, Meta International Inc., Certified Trauma Therapist IEMT, and member of the International Association for Eye Movement Trauma Therapy. She is also a Story Play ® Ericksonian Non-Directive Model for Play Practitioner, Circle of Security Model Certified Practitioner as well as an active member of NBCC and certified Mental Health Facilitator.
She is a consultant in the model of Mental Space Psychology, Social Panorama, for Family and Education.
She holds a Diploma in Phototherapy & Photo Art Therapy from Robert Gordon University of Aberdeen and an authorized Points Of You ® Trainer, a method based in Phototherapy & Neurolinguistics.
She is an active Soroptimist, the International Organization for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the Defense of Women’s and Children’s rights.
She speaks English, French and Italian and writes therapeutic stories for children, while she passionately continues to write articles.
Elli Papadopoulou, BSc, MBA
Member of the nlpgreece®. team of NLP trainers, In Vivo Fertility® Founder, Scientific Associate of the Naval Hospital of Athens Greek by origin, a traveler in psyche, Elli studied Psychology at University of London (Goldsmiths College) and holds an MBA in Marketing (City University Business School).
For more than 15 years she worked in the right-brain world of Advertising and Creative Communications in London and Athens and had the opportunity to work in multicultural teams with
Enhancing her skill set with the NLP methodology was a turning point and she progressed to qualify as an NLP Global Trainer and Consultant, UCSC. She is a proud member of nlpgreece®
trainers’ team and specializes in Health and Family applications.
She is also a certified Trainer in Trauma and PTSD Prevention, by Meta International Inc. Fertility and Assisted Reproduction are her heart-bouncing passion, bringing together her professional experience and personal hero’s journey together. She has developed the registered model In Vivo Fertility®. She supports individuals and families in their fertility journey for the best possible ‘family experience’, realizing their full potential for their life to follow, whatever the outcome. Being a great believer in systemic co-creation, Elli has developed an adaptation of the model for medical teams supporting the fertility process.
She is a scientific affiliate of the Naval Hospital of Athens, where In Vivo Fertility® is practiced. Elli believes Fertility is a state of being. Passing the torch of a Fertile Mindset in any life-growing
setting is her passion and life ambition.
When she is not living and breathing Fertility, Elli enjoys Art in all its creative expressions, particularly the theatre, classical music and opera and the fine arts. She loves to travel, wander, wonder and explore the new, as well as cherish the familiar.