consultant psychiatrist • psychotherapist

Δημήτρης Παπαδημητριάδης, ψυχίατρος - ψυχοθεραπευτής

Dimitris Papadimitriadis studied Medicine at the University of Crete and International Health Policy at the London School of Economics (LSE). He specialised in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy in London (Royal Free Hospital & UCL School of Medicine, Halliwick Personality Disorder Service) and in Athens (Research University Institute of Mental Health, Perif. General Hospital “Evangelismos“).

He trained in the Cognitive Therapy Program for Anxiety Disorders at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy founded in Philadelphia, USA by the father of cognitive therapy Dr. Aaron T. Beck.

He has received honorary commendations for his activities from the University of Crete, the Scientific Society of General Medicine, the Panhellenic Federation of Non-Governmental Organizations, the Organizing Committee of the 2004 Olympic Games and the “Civil Society” Award of the Greek Radio Journalists (EPA).

He served as General Secretary in the Board of Directors of the European Medical Students Association (EMSA) based in Brussels and as President of the Scientific Society of Medical Students of Greece (EEFIE).

Dr. Papadimitriadis works as a private psychiatrist – psychotherapist and is a strong advocate for the protection of human rights in Greece. He participates in scientific conferences and workshops, where she gives speeches aimed at informing the public about mental health issues with a special emphasis on combating stigma. At the same time, he comments on major social issues in the media and writes regularly for the press.

He has authored the books “A Short Introduction: Anxiety” (bestseller in first edition) and “A Short Introduction: Depression” published by Papadopoulos Editions.

professional experience

  • Royal Free Hospital & UCL School of Medicine, London
  • St Ann’s Hospital, London
  • Queen Mary’s Hospital, London
  • Hellenic Center for Mental Health and Research
  • Peripheral Evangelismos General Hospital


  • Medical Association of Athens
  • British Medical Association (Great Britain)


  • Diagnosis and Assessment of Mental Disorders
  • Ordering laboratory tests
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Prescriptions and Medication Regulation
  • Mental Health Counselling and Support
  • Management of Anxiety and Depression
  • Treatment of Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia
  • Development of Life Management and Self-Care Skills
  • Improving Quality of Life and Mental Wellbeing
Δημήτρης Παπαδημητριάδης, ψυχίατρος - ψυχοθεραπευτής
Published by Papadopoulos Publications, avaiable from all Greek bookstores
Best Seller at Public Bookstores