Elias Koumpounis is a Greek pioneer in the field of Laughter Therapy.
His ten-year involvement with psychology, personal development and self-improvement through individual sessions of Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis and Systemic Constellation provided the impetus for a change in his professional career in the publishing industry.
He was the first Europe to train as a Level 3 Laughter Wellness teacher. He is also a Laughter Yoga Teacher, Life Coach, NLP practitioner, “Walking in your Shoes Facilitator”, and continues his apprenticeship in Theatrical Improvisation. He is the founder and CEO of the Elias Laugher Academy in Athens.
He currently dedicates his time to the introduction of Laughter Therapy in Greece in schools, centers of alternative therapies and businesses.
Elias is a TEDx speaker and has been featured many times in the Greek national media.