Sylva Sarafidou was born in Greece, in 1992. She studied Psychology and History of
Art (BA), Neuroscience (MSc), Culture and Theology (AKC), Integrative
Psychotherapy and Expressive Arts Therapies, Art Therapy Life Coaching, and now
she is conducting her PhD research concerning the self and life quality in dementia.
She has worked with the elderly, individuals with psychiatric disorders, children,
individuals with addictions and healthy population. She has been conducting group
sessions using the arts in elderly care units and psychiatric clinics, and is a professor
of psychology at an institute of professional education. She is the owner of Ideas,
Center of Psychology, Neuroscience, Art, where sessions, seminars,
neuropsychological evaluations and awareness events occur. She has been writing
articles about psychology and art in magazines, has functioned as a peer reviewer, and
has published several papers and a book entitled ‘Ideas: 253 Activities for Dementia’.