Apostolos PANAGOULIS, Managing Partner
Personal-Professional Coach, Communication Consultant
A graduate in Political Science from the University of Athens, Apostolos holds a Master II in Communication and Applied Arts from the University of Paris I-Sorbonne and is Certified in Personal and Professional Coaching from the "Haute Ecole de Coaching" of Paris.
After having worked for 25 years as a marketing communication consultant, he currently works as a coach for adults especially those with Asperger syndrome or atypical (neurodivergent) profiles.
Apostolos has extensive experience in vocational training, communications and career orientation and job coaching for autistic persons. In addition to personal coaching sessions, he offers, in Paris, France, the “Challenge Up” group coaching program for social skills improvement and, in Greece, the “Aspergon” program aiming at the integration of autistic people in the job market in Greece.
Anastasia YANNACA, Managing Partner
Doctor in Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology
Anastasia holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology from the University of Paris V René Descartes, specializing in the social skills of children and adolescents with Asperger's syndrome. She also holds a Master II in philosophy and literature from the University of Athens, a Master II in Psycho-linguistics and a Master II in Developmental Psychology from the University of Paris V René Descartes.
She has created the psycho-educational model, "Friends' play", for social skills training of children and teenagers with Asperger's syndrome (www.friendsplay-yannaca.eu).
With a professional experience of 30 years, she directs today the "Friends' play Center" in Paris, which provides diagnostic assessments on Asperger's syndrome and organizes social skills groups and training on the "Friends' play" model for psychologists and special educators.
She is a member of INSAR (International Society for Autism Research).