Our Team
Staff Member
Cezar Giosan, PhD
Dr. Giosan, the Principal Investigator of the Clinical Trial that constituted the basis of this program, has more than 14 years of clinical research experience, out of which 7 years at an Ivy League institution (Cornell University). See his profile at

Staff Member Vlad Muresan, PhD
Dr. Muresan is a licensed psychologist and skilled therapist, who integrates technology in psychological interventions. Dr. Muresan’s Ph.D. dissertation, titled “E-REBT: An REBT-inspired web-based psychotherapy platform: efficacy, therapeutic relationship and mechanisms of change” (2013) was a Randomized Clinical Trial examining the efficacy of automated online delivery of psychotherapeutic interventions using avatars.

Staff Member
Oana Cobeanu, PhD
Dr. Cobeanu is a clinical psychologist specializing in CBT. Her doctoral dissertation examined the efficacy of computerized cognitive bias modification interventions in relation to the intensity of side effects of chemotherapy and associated distress in breast cancer patients. Dr. Cobeanu is a member of the Romanian Association of CBT, a Graduate Member (MBPsS) of the British Psychological Society and a member of the British Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies..

Staff Member
Aurora Szentagotai, PhD
Dr. Szentagotai, an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Babes-Bolyai University, is a senior psychologist and supervisor in clinical psychology, cognitive-behavioral counseling and psychotherapy (CBT). She is a CBT supervisor at the Albert Ellis Institute, New York City, and vice-president of the Romanian Association of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies.

Staff Member
Cristina Mogoase, PhD
Dr. Mogoase is a researcher in Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at Babes-Bolyai University. Her doctoral thesis examined cognitive biases in emotional and psychosomatic disorders, with a special focus on modifying cognitive bias through training.

Staff Member
Rares Boian, PhD
Dr. Boian received his Virtual Reality Applied in Medicine from Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A. His current position is Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Sciences and Mathematics at Babes-Bolyai University. Dr. Boian has more than 15 years of academic experience in medicine/computer science interdisciplinary research projects.