Alexandra Elissavet Bakou is a third year PhD candidate in the University of Exeter, Psychology Department working under the supervision of Professor Lee Hogarth and Professor Kim Wright. Her research aims to explore brief interventions that may protect hazardous drinkers from alcohol relapses triggered by negative emotions such as stress. Alexandra has worked in the homeless sector before, managing a small shelter for homeless individuals suffering from a mental health condition. Alexandra holds an MSc. in Clinical Neurosciences from University College London and a BSc. in Psychology from Panteion University, Athens.