Charalambos Costeris, M.SC., M.A., Ph.D.


Charalambos Costeris, is a clinical psychologist and a Cypriot citizen. He earned his PhD at the University of Nicosia. He also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Crete, his MSc in Health Psychology from the University of Bedfordshire, and his MA in Clinical Psychology from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

In addition to his education, he has broadened his knowledge and experience in the field of psychology, through a variety of clinical practicums in the Russian Federation (Moscow Kozhevnikov Nervous Diseases Clinic, Moscow Children's Psychiatric Hospital № 6, Moscow Psychiatric Hospital № 4 and Institute of Normal Physiology of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences) and in Crete – Greece (Chania Mental Health State Hospital and Chania General Hospital - Oncology Department).

Charalambos has over seven years work experience in the field of early intervention providing psychosocial support to the parents of children who had or were at risk of developing neurodevelopmental disorders. He was also placed as a Clinical Psychologist in a program working to eliminate early school departures, school failure, and delinquency at the Ministry of Education in Cyprus by providing clinical assessment and psychotherapy to students and their families in various Educational Priority Zones (EPZs). At the moment, he is providing psychological services to adolescents, adults, and couples in private practice in Paphos, Cyprus.

Currently, his research area is in psychodermatology  investigating the complex relationship of dermatological diseases, satisfaction from the medical treatment, and the existence of psychopathological symptomatology in patients with acne, psoriasis, and eczema. He has joined IBHRI as an Affiliate Research Scientist, collaborating on studies in the fields of behavioral medicine and psychodermatology.


Research Topics

  • Psychodermatology

  • Dermatological disease and medical treatment satisfaction

  • Psychopathological symptomatology in patients with acne, psoriasis, and eczema

Professional Memberships

  • European Health Psychology Society

  • British Psychological Society

  • PanHellenic Psychological Association

  • Cyprus Psychologist's Association (CPA)

  • Pancyprian Society of Psychologists (PSP)



Charalambos Costeris, MSc, Ph.D.
Affiliated Research Scientist

(626) 314-3123

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