Corinne Cilia FRIEND OF THE FACTORY - Pharmacist, Head of School, Gestalt Warranted Psychotherapist
Corinne graduated in Pharmacy in 1992 and then furthered her studies in Education obtaining her Post Graduate Certificate in Education to teach Science and Biology in 1998. In 2008, she obtained her first Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Malta focusing her research on the Role of Emotional Intelligence in School Leadership, holding the concept of Emotional Intelligence very close to her heart. In 2018, Corinne obtained her second Masters Degree in Gestalt Psychotherapy from the Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Institute in Malta. She also recently finished her course in mindfulness. Corinne currently works as a Head of School but her role as a psychotherapist plays a huge part of her life as she feels that she can be of great support to people around her. Her areas of specialisation include bereavement, dealing with stress and anxiety, burnout and developing one's emotional intelligence to lead a much better life on a personal level, at the workplace and in relationships. Corinne believes that understanding, accepting and nurturing oneself underpins one's ability to lead a more content life in this competitive and demanding world. Corinne has prepared and led various professional development programs for various institutions in Malta using her favourite theme of developing one's Emotional Intelligence in preventing burnout at work, improving collaboration with others as well as fueling teamwork. Corinne also has a particular interest in neuroscience and holistically uses her professional knowledge as a Pharmacist, Head of School and Gestalt Psychotherapist to fully understand her clients and support them in leading more fruitful and positive lives. Her mindful approach to Gestalt Psychotherapy enables clients to find more balance, happiness, self-worth and harmony in their lives in general. Corinne is an avid reader, enjoys learning and loves to travel especially to faraway places where one can trek for hours and appreciate nature. She loves cycling and she loves spending time with her family and her two dogs.