Papaioannou, Danai, Academy Counselor

Danai Papaioannou earned her Bachelor's degree in Greek language and literature from the University of Athens. Upon the completion of her studies, she enrolled in a one-year program at the same university, which resulted in a certificate in Special Education, seeking to gain deeper knowledge in inclusive practices. Ms. Papaioannou also completed extensive training in Mindfulness, as she firmly believes that training our attention to experience the present moment with greater curiosity and kindness helps to provide new possibilities to identify and overcome difficulties. In August 2018, she finished a Master's degree on Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health from King's College London.

Ms. Papaioannou is currently being trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy and is completing her second Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Guglielmo Marconi University of Rome.

Ms. Papaioannou has been a member of ACS Athens since 2015. She has worked as the Student Affairs Officer promoting learning through service and has also served as the Learning Commons Enhancement Programs Coordinator. In addition, she has worked as an Academy/Middle School OLP Specialist, supporting students to develop their talents and build collaborative relationships in their learning environment. Ms. Papaioannou has been an Academy Counseling Specialist since 2020 providing academic support and college guidance while helping students understand and overcome social or behavioral problems through counseling.