The Institute of Psychosocial Development (I.Ψ.A.) is an NGO founded in the City of Larisa (Region of Thessaly) since 2001 by a group of experienced scientists and research associates active in various development fields with vulnerable social groups.
Since 2005, according to Ministerial Decision P2g / 134 675/04, Ι.Ψ.Α., has joined the National and Prefectural Register of Social Care Institutions of Private Sector and the Non-profit in the Special Register of Voluntary Non Governmental Organizations.
The president and legal representative of the organization who has the general supervision of the Institute, is Prof. Athena Marouda – Chatjoulis, PhD., Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Group Analyst, Member, Trainer Analyst and Supervisor of the Hellenic Association of Analytic Group & Family Psychotherapy.
The aim of the organization’s founders is the promotion of psychological development of individuals and groups through:
a)Prevention, treatment and counseling
b)Training of specific vulnerable groups in research and clinical level
c)Promotion of volunteering program