Vasiliki Exarchakou is a psychologist and a psychotherapist. She is a graduate of the Panteion University – Department of Psychology and has a Master’s degree in counselling and psychotherapy, with a thesis in “The reality of dementia: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of psychologists working with dementia patients and caregivers” from the Strathclyde University of Scotland (ICPS). She has specialized in Person-centred Counselling and Psychotherapy, trained in Focusing Experiential Psychotherapy (ICPS, British Focusing Association, Hellenic Focusing Center) and has European accreditation as a psychotherapist from the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP). She has been employed at the Alzheimer Athens Association since 2014 working with persons with dementia and their caregivers both in individual as well as in group counselling, supervises volunteer and trainee counsellors in issues relating to dementia and caregiving, she conducts neuropsychological assessments and coordinates cognitive empowerment groups for persons with mild cognitive impairment and dementia. Since 2015 and up to the present she coordinates the Person-centred counselling group for caregivers of persons with dementia and an Encounter group at a senior centre within the framework of the collaboration of the Alzheimer Association with the Municipality of Athens. Her interests, among others, include: seniors, dementia, chronic illnesses, the caregiver’s burden, grief and loss, and psychosocial interventions in dementia and caregiving. She has actively participated in the writing of collective works, in the European research program e-lily and in global and European conferences in the field of her interest. She is a founding member of the Panhellenic Association of Person-Centred & Experiential Professionals (PEEPVIP), since 2019.