Dr. Pavlidou received her medical diploma (M.D.) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2006 and subsequently she completed a Diploma in the Psychotherapeutic Application of Arts in Metropolitan University of London.
She then joined the Department of Psychiatry in the 1 st psychiatric clinic at Papageorgiou General Hospital as a psychiatric resident. Dr. Pavlidou moved to London in 2010 to join the residency psychiatric training. She completed the Core Psychiatric Training in South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust and the Higher Training in East London Foundation Trust.
Dr Pavlidou has trained is Specialist Psychotherapy Services with experience in assessing Personality disorders and offering brief interventions including CBT and CAT. She has also trained in psychosomatic illnesses including National Clinic for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
She is registered on the Specialist Register as General Adult Psychiatrist and Liaison Psychiatrist with license to practise. She is a Specialist Associate member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Dr Pavlidou is Section 12 approved and has Approved Clinician status and is also certified DOLs assessor.
Dr Pavlidou is the Clinical Lead for Psychiatry in Dementech Neurosciences since 2018 providing specialist assessments, diagnosis and treatments for all adult mental health illnesses. She is part of the MDT for treatment of Neurological Disorders including MS, Parkinson’s and Dementia.
She also holds substantive Consultant role in NHS for East London Foundation Trust since 2017. She was the Consultant Psychiatrist for Bow and Poplar Community Mental Health Team and she currently works as Consultant Psychiatrist in Specialist Drug and Alcohol Services for the borough of Tower Hamlets.
Fields of clinical expertise include stress- and trauma-related disorders, anxiety disorders, OCD, depression, bipolar affective illness and psychosis while her current clinical practice and research focuses on treatment resistance depression, addictions and ADHD.
Dr Pavlidou has a special interest in the stress-related conditions and mind and body connection and also conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia.
Dr Pavlidou takes a holistic and recovery focussed approach in the assessment and treatment of mental health difficulties. Her approach is evidence-based and tailored to individual needs and wishes; combining pharmacological therapies with psychological interventions as part of multidisciplinary model.