Stavroula Bargiota was born in 1984 in Larisa. She studied Medicine at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and was specialised in Psychiatry-Psychotherapy at the State Therapeutic Center of Leros, at the Hippocrate’s General Hospital of Thessaloniki and at the Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki. She has also attained her MSc in Primary Health Care as well as her PhD in Psychiatry having received a number of scholarships during her graduate and postgraduate years of studies. She has worked at the South London and Maudsley Hospital in London, for a while, where she was trained in diagnosing people with high chances of developing psychosis using the CAARMS assessment method. She currently works as a psychiatrist-psychotherapist at Thessaloniki at her own health center and at the Municipal Center of Civil Protection and Solidarity of the Municipality of Neapolis-Sykies. At the same time she is working as a scientific partner of the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki actively involved in postgraduate researches and the training of Medicine Students and specialised psychiatrists. Her research interests extend from early intervention in psychosis to pharmacology, durability to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, women’s mental health, the psychoacoustics and the existential and psychodynamic types of psychotherapy. Her scientific articles have been published in Greek and International journals. She has also participated in the writing of several academic textbook chapters and been part of a handful of conferences both in Greece and abroad.