Dr Triantafyllopoulou has a BSc in Neuropsychology from the University of Central Lancashire, an MSc in Cognitive Neuropsychology and a MRes in Psychology from Oxford Brookes University. She completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities in 2013 at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent.
Her research and consultancy focuses on health, psychological interventions and autism assessments. She is a member of the Tizard Ethics committee and has been working with people with intellectual disabilities since 2006.
Dr Triantafyllopoulou's research areas cover:
Dr Triantafyllopoulou is the convenor for the postgraduate IDD programmes in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the undergraduate programme in Autism. She also convenes the undergraduate modules of Clinical Psychology for the Psychology Department at the University of Kent.
Dr Triantafyllopoulou supervises PhD research on health related issues (for example, sleep, cancer, eating disorders, GP data, dementia etc.), psychological interventions, autism diagnosis and online safety/cybercrime.