Dr. Konstantina Kotsaki is a psychologist specializing in Forensic, Investigative, and Criminal Psychology and a scriptwriter. She obtained a Master of Arts in Cinema at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and a Master of Science in Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom. She got excellent grades in her thesis for her Bachelor in Cinema and her dissertation for her Master in Cinema. Her dissertation for her Master in Psychology was original research about anxiety and depression in adults with temporal lobe epilepsy and adults with frontal lobe epilepsy. It was published in Epilepsy Action – the biggest epilepsy organization in Europe - by its administrators during the participant recruitment stage. It confesses the high quality of the original study – including its Ethical Policy. She was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for her job as a Language Assistant during her Master in Psychology. She is the author of several articles on mental illnesses, electroshock, epilepsy, psychology, and legal matters. In July 2021 she accomplished a training program about Prevention and Combating of Contemporary Forms of Crime at the Center of Training and Lifelong Learning of Panteion University, Greece. It included legal, social, and psychological dimensions of juvenile delinquency and adult criminality, fear of crime, victimization, and punitiveness based on research findings at a European and International level and criminal policy. She has abundant experience in speaking, moderating, and being a Session Chair and an Organizing Committee Member at a great variety of scientific conferences. Her speeches were about neurodegenerative diseases, epilepsy, fMRI, and legal topics encompassing psychological features. COVID-19 lockdown phase and her decision to refuse COVID-19 vaccination, since it has not passed all the stages to be defined as a safe for people’s health vaccine, led her to unemployment. Her last speech about fMRI evidence in American and European courts received many positive comments and congratulations. Some of them were written in public posts where she uploaded her Certificates of Recognition as a keynote speaker and as an Organizing Committee Member at the 4th Global Webinar on Forensic Science held during March 25-27, 2022. Albeit unemployed she is a tireless scientist. She continues her career development by writing new articles and being prepared to speak and moderate new scientific conferences. She has excellent knowledge of Greek, English, Italian, and Vlachika (Greek minority language) and basic knowledge of Spanish.
Dr. Konstantina Kotsaki is interested in psychology, art, crime, neuroscience, human rights, justice, epilepsy, neurodegenerative diseases, and the link between them.