Andreakou Lia

Lia Andreakou is an archaeologist, graduate of the University of Crete. She works occasionally as a field archaeologist but she is mainly involved with cultural management and the administration of cultural organizations with experience in various fields, from strategic planning, project management and event organisation and planning (educational programs and seminars, scientific workshops, exhibitions, guided thematic tours etc.) to administrative and secretarial support, public relations, fundraising and volunteer recruiting. She is also certified in person- centred counselling of mental health at the ICPS College from the Strathclyde University of Glasgow. She continually offers as a volunteer counselling and psychotherapy services at various organizations. At the same time, she works as a tutor in the private sector, either individually or in class via the Solidarity Society's Tutoring Programme of the Municipality of Piraeus. In addition, at the same programme she has designed the Counselling Domain. She is particularly interested in the design of interdisciplinary activities and programmes which combine the fields of culture, education, tourism and psychology. The objective is, on the one hand, the meaningful personal development and the positive reinforcement of the participants through constructive and creative learning and entertaining processes and, on the other hand, the promotion of cultural heritage and the diffusion of scientific knowledge to the public.