Klavdia Neophytou is currently a full-time Postdoctoral level Special Scientist for research at the Center for Applied Neuroscience (CAN), University of Cyprus. She works with Professor Georgia Panayiotou who is the director of the Clinical Psychology and Psychophysiology lab, part of the CAN, under a project which studies prevention of gambling behaviour in young adults.
She graduated with BA in psychology from the University of Cyprus. She received her Master’s degree in Health Psychology from the University of Surrey, UK. She also received her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the University of Cyprus. During her doctoral studies she visited the McLean psychiatric hospital, Harvard Medical school affiliate, as a practicum student for 5 months. She also held multiple positions as a Special Scientist in the Department of Psychology, University of Cyprus as a graduate assistant at the Mental Health Centre and independent teaching of undergraduate courses, including ‘Introduction to Psychology’ and ‘Counselling Psychology’.
With regards to research she held multiple positions as a Special Scientist at the Centre for Applied Neuroscience (CAN) during the previous years. Her research interests additionally involve the maintenance factors as well as the treatment of anxiety disorders. Her Ph.D. thesis was on Attentional Bias Modification Treatment for social anxiety.