Dr Xenia Hadjicharalambous

Professor Xenia Hadjicharalambous

Dr Xenia Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous, CPsychol, is a Professor of Child Psychopathology at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. She is a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society, a member of the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and the Society of Pediatric Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and a member of the European Brief Therapy Association. Dr Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous obtained her undergraduate degree from Aristotle University (1994, Greece), her MSc from Essex University (2000, UK), and her PhD from Glasgow Strathclyde University (2003, Glasgow, UK). She held a research post-doc position at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow) before joining the University of Nicosia (Cyprus) in September 2004. Her prime research interests focus on (a) Empathy and emotion processing in conduct-disordered children high versus low on psychopathic features (callous-unemotional traits);(b) strengths-based prevention and resilience-building in children at risk for psychopathological symptomatology (e.g. Conduct-Disorder, Anxiety, Depressive, Trauma and Stressor-Related symptomatology). Dr Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous is an editorial/advisory board member and ad hoc reviewer of several well-established psychology Journals.