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Psychiatrist/ Psychotherapist


Psychiatrist/ Psychotherapist

Dr. Dimitra B.

In 2003 she was admitted to the Medical School of Athens after national examinations, from where he graduated in 2009 with a grade of “very good”.

Next year he performs field service at P.I. Xyniadas – K.Y. Domokou. In 2012 he started working at the psychiatric clinic of the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden. Between 2013 and 2018 he specialized in psychiatry at the hospitals Sahlgrenska and Kungälv in Sweden. At the same time he is trained in psychotherapy within the framework of the psychiatric specialty with emphasis on psychodynamic psychotherapy. The training includes theoretical seminars and follow-up of supervised patients.

In addition to psychiatry, she works as a member of a research team under the guidance of Professor of Psychiatry Margda Waern at the University of Gothenburg, studying the suicidal behavior of adults.

As a member of the team he attends a two-year training program on current research activity in psychiatry (Forskarskola i psykiatri, Göteborgs Universitet). In addition, he participates as a speaker in international conferences and seminars on suicidal behavior as well as in writing articles for scientific journals.
Since February 2018, she holds the position of Curator A ‘at Kungälv Hospital in Sweden at the regular outpatient psychiatric clinic Ale. At the same time, he undertakes the clinical guidance and supervision of specialized doctors of the clinic.

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Psychodynamic therapy

The term psychodynamic psychotherapy has been used in recent years to describe a newer form of therapy that has its roots in classical psychoanalysis. It differs from psychoanalysis by being less intensive (typically once a week as opposed to 4-5 times in classical psychoanalysis) and potentially shorter in duration where psychoanalysis continues for a number of years.

Therapist and therapist sit opposite each other instead of using the traditional “divan”.


Therapeutic Approaches

Therapeutic techniques vary. On the one hand, there are those that are based on the interpretation of interpersonal relationships “here and now” with a simultaneous partial examination of the first family relationships. The ultimate goal is to increase the degree of self-knowledge and improve the patient’s relationship with his environment. On the other hand, techniques with a mainly supportive character have been developed. The goal is to strengthen the patient in the effort to manage major problems, to achieve relief of symptoms and increase the ability to adapt.

The supportive form of treatment is addressed to patients with more severe psychopathology, crisis situations, etc. and is more flexible in terms of the frequency of sessions and the total treatment time.

During the appointment

–> Psychiatric assessment:

At the first visit, a detailed social, psychiatric, other medical history is taken, as well as a medication check.

Following is a diagnostic investigation of the existing symptoms with an interview and, where necessary, the use of questionnaires / psychometric tests. It is recommended that the patient have with him his complete medical file (if any), ie previous medical opinions, imaging and laboratory examinations, as well as his medication.

The presence of a familiar person is very important and desirable as it can help in gathering information about the patient’s history, thus contributing to the correct diagnosis. In addition, the involvement of relatives after consultation with the patient can be valuable in terms of planning the treatment plan.

In our office there is also a psychiatric evaluation for the issuance of medical opinions for professional reasons (teachers / security guards) other than firearms licenses.



–> Neuropsychiatric examination for the presence of ADHD or autism spectrum disorder:

Three (3) appointmens, including

taking a history from the patient and relatives,

completing questionnaires,

conducting a diagnostic interview,

physical examination and

ordering blood tests and urine tests.



–> Swedish Nationals:

As a doctor in the Swedish public health system, the doctor is not legally allowed to see Swedish patients in her private practice, as this is contrary to Swedish rules prohibiting competition between a public and a private health care provider.

This means that she is not allowed to see Swedish patients.



–> Chronic Administration of benzodiazepines:

Please note that the doctor will not arrange appointments with patients with substance dependence and I do not undertake patients who wish the chronic administration of drugs with addictive properties, eg benzodiazepines (sedatives).