Maria Foteinopoulou is an IB DP Psychology teacher at ACG and an official IBO examiner. She holds a MSc in Psychology from MMU and has received her BSc in Speech & Language Therapy from UCL. She has extensive training in Applied Behavioral Analysis specializing in Autistic Spectrum Disorders and has various certificates and diplomas in the fields of Special Education, Counseling and Positive Psychology. Her work experience reflects her academic interests as she has been a lead member of a multidisciplinary team working with children with severe communication and behavioral difficulties in an early intervention program and continues to support children that face various difficulties conducting individual and group therapy sessions while providing support for their families. Further interests include working with vulnerable groups through different volunteering organizations, with her most recent activity taking place in Nepal.