Theodoros Akis Giovazolias (Greece)
Department of Psychology, University of Crete, Greece
Theodoros Akis Giovazolias, PsychD, Associate Professor of Counselling psychology in the Department of Psychology, University of Crete, Greece. His research interests focus on issues of interpersonal acceptance-rejection, especially in the form of bullying and its effects on children and adolescents. He is also interested in both parental and intimate acceptance-rejection and its correlates on the psychological adjustment of children and adults. He is particularly interested in rejection sensitivity as a predictor of psychological functioning in different age samples. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Counselling Psychology and he serves as an Editorial member and ad-hoc reviewer in more than 30 international peer-reviewed journals. In 2015 he was awarded the Annual Award of the European Association of Counselling Psychology for Outstanding Contribution to Counselling Psychology across Europe.