School Psychologist

The school psychologist Dr. Nektaria Glinou works with the administration, with teachers and class advisors and the student community, planning ways of dealing with the problems of students or specific groups of students. In addition, she prepares educational seminars aimed at the prevention of the problems of adolescence. Dr. Glinou carries out individual sessions with parents and students. She is responsible for the evaluation of any learning or psychological difficulty that arises and provides short-term therapeutic intervention. The office of the school psychologist is a source of support for students, parents and teachers in a positive atmosphere of cooperation that reflects our school’s child-centered pedagogical approach.

IB students and their parents can meet privately with Dr. Glinou at any time, by appointment. Pierce makes every effort to support its students and their families in a substantial way throughout the school year.

Adjustment, stress management and study techniques

Pierce’s school psychologist, Dr. Nektaria Glinou, conducted seminars with each class of A Gymnasium, A Lyceum, IB1, IB2 and C Lyceum, in September 2018.

  • IB1 seminars focused on the adjustment to the new environment, the new working language, the new type of student-teacher collaboration, and the increased independence in the learning process.
  • IB2 seminars focused on the stress and time management techniques necessary for the upcoming exams and the specific to the IB challenges.
  • IB2 students and parents were informed about the importance of proper sleeping and eating habits and of types of exercise that are helpful without being time-consuming.

Nektaria Glinou, Ph.D.
School Psychologist
Pierce – The American College of Greece
Tel. : 210 600 9800, ext. 1031