Eirini Agapidaki was raised in Palekastro, Sitia, Crete and is a psychologist. She also holds an MSc in Health Promotion and Education and a Ph.D. in Health Psychology -both from the School of Medicine of the National and Kapodestrian University of Athens. In her doctoral research, she designed, implemented and evaluated a program for the early detection and management of maternal depression using ICT.
She has participated as a research associate in several national, European and international public health research programs, has published papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and gave many presentations in national and international conferences. She is appointed as a Lecturer of Public Health by the School of Medicine of the European University Cyprus and lives in Nicosia.
She has a strong belief in people’s capacity for self-consciousness and awareness as well as in their ability to accept the obscured and aggressive elements of the self and transform them into sources of understanding, profound knowledge and creativity. She keeps wondering about many things, enjoys reading biographies and strives to parent herself.