Nicholas Sarantakis


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Nicholas Sarantakis is a Counselling Psychologist, he has published peer-reviewed studies in group and family psychotherapy, a client study on a pluralistic and lifespan development approach in therapy, on an anti-discriminatory stance in psychotherapy and on the relationship between language and thought.

He is a currently a member of the research group ‘Diversity, community & Identity’ at the University of Northampton and he has previously led a research project on Existential-Experiential group psychotherapy after a life crisis or psychological trauma and he is working towards publishing the research outcome.

He is also a research and clinical associate of the Insta Help online counselling service of the Sigmund Freud University in Austria and a psychotherapist with the British CBT & Counselling Service.

He has previously worked as a Lecturer at Teesside University and at York St. John University and also as an employment mediator for the Greek government.


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Glasgow Caledonian University

23 Sep 201314 Sep 2016

Bachelor, The Open University

1 Feb 200931 Oct 2031

PGCE, Berklee College of Music

1 Sep 199831 Aug 2001

Bachelor, Panteion University, Athens, Greece

25 Sep 199130 Sep 1998

External positions

psychotherapist, The InstaHelp online counselling centre (Sigmund Freud University)

5 Mar 2018 → …


  • BF Psychology
  • counselling & psychotherapy, group therapy, expertiential therapies, community psychology

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Family Therapy Medicine & Life Sciences
life-span Social Sciences
Group Psychotherapy Medicine & Life Sciences
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counseling Social Sciences
Sexual Behavior Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Guidelines Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2014 2019

human being

Reflections on an Anti-discriminatory Stance in Psychotherapy

Sarantakis, N. P., 1 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy. 47, 2, p. 135-140 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

Open Access
Sexual Behavior
Open Access
Spatial Cognition
Linguistic Relativity
Spatial Relations
External World