Welcome to the Hellenic Systemic Thinking and Family Therapy Association (HE.S.T.A.F.T.A)

HESTAFTA is a scientific asssocation that brings together mental health professionals (psychiatrists child psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers) who have completed a certified training in family therapy and work regularly with families and couples.

HESTAFTA founded in 1998 and the main objectives are :

  • The promotion of systemic psychotherapy with families, couples, individuals, groups and larger systems in order to effectively treat and prevent mental disorders and promote mental health.
  • The training of mental health experts in family psychotherapy and in general the awareness of the professionals of health and human sciences in systemic thinking and the systemic interventions that are applied.
  • To facilitate the communication and cooperation between psychotherapists and scientists of different trends and approaches in psychotherapy.




The Hellenic Systemic Thinking and Family Therapy Association (HESTAFTA) released the new issue of the Journal

"Systemic Thinking & Psychotherapy".



The new Board of Hestafta

President: Batsalias Konstantinos
Vice President: Marketos Nikos
Secretary: Kokkalis Dimitris
Treasurer: Gournelis Rosetos
Members: Charalabaki Katia, Pomini Valeria, Boukalis Manolis