The Center for Speech Therapy and Mental Health of Kallithea "PESPS" provides specialized diagnosis and treatment services for children and adolescents with developmental disorders, speech and speech problems, learning difficulties, behavioral problems as well as psychological support and counseling to families.
Experienced therapists, psychologists and child psychiatrists, with special experience and training, are able to get to know you, to evaluate your child's needs and to propose the appropriate treatment program (speech therapy, occupational therapy, special education-school study, behavioral therapy, psychological support -gain therapy).
Founder and Director of the Center for Speech Therapy and Mental Health "PESPSY" is Dimitris Papadopoulos, Ph.D., Ph.D., with postgraduate specialization in Social Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry from the Medical School of the University of Ioannina and specializing in psychotherapy, children and adults, a cognitive-computical approach.
The Center's scientific team consists of psychologists, pediatric psychologists, child psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, special educators, gynecologists, psychotherapists, social workers and other mental health professionals.
In the field of children and adolescents, diagnostic, assessment and treatment sessions of children and children and adolescents are carried out by specialized and experienced professionals, while families have a secure framework of reference through advisory conferences to inform and support the potential and difficulties of their children in the fields of linguistic, mental and psycho-emotional development.
In the Department of Children and Adolescents the following services are provided:
Speech Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Psychological Support / Behavioral Therapy - Individual Psychotherapy / Play Therapy / Special Education - School Study
Counseling and Vocational Guidance for Teenagers
In our Center there are specialized and certified therapists (speech therapists, psychologists, occupational therapists), they apply systems of alternative communication and structured education - teaching to children aged 2 years and over.
In particular, they apply the following systems:
1) PECS (alternative visual communication)
2) TEACHH (Structured Visual Teaching)
3) ABA - Analysis and Behavioral Therapy
4) Sensory Integration
The diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitation programs of the Department of Children and Adolescents refer to the following fields:
Diffuse Developmental Disorders (Autism, Asperger)
Attention Deficit Disorder - Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Problems of speech, speech, voice, swallowing
Article Difficulties - Injury
Learning difficulties - dyslexia
Psychological-Psychiatric Difficulties and Behavioral Problems (Child and Psyche Stress)
Mental Anomalies and Cognitive Difficulties
Psychomotor difficulties, slight neurological dysfunctions
Issues of brotherly dispute, mourning, parental divorce
Counseling and psycho-education for parents and carers
Child Psychologist, Kallithea.
Occupational Therapists, Kallithea.
Speech Therapists, Kallithea.
Andromachis 42 & Harokopou