Lia Oltean – Short Description

Assistant Professor Lia Oltean

Clinical psychology, psychological counseling, individual and group psychotherapies/Positive psychology/Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy

Roxana OLTEAN – Main Page

Assistant Professor Radu ȘOFLĂU

Radu Șoflău is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Babeș-Bolyai University. He is also a clinical psychologist and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist certified by the Romanian Board of Psychologists. His research interests focus on assessing the efficacy of psychological treatments for psychopathology, as well as understanding cognitive and non-cognitive factors associated with psychopathology and treatment response.

Subjects taught:

  • Clinical Practice I;
  • Clinical Practice II;
  • Ethics in Applied Psychology;
  • Clinical forensic psychology.

Schedule for hearings:

Thursday, 15:00-17:00

Research Interests:

  • Assessing the effectiveness of psychological interventions for mental disorders;
  • Identifying risk and resilience factors for mental disorders;
  • Investigating confounders and effect modifiers.

Projects & Grants:

  • Investigating the relative effectiveness of psychological interventions for psychosis;
  • Testing the relative effectiveness of ACT and CBT interventions for depressive symptoms.

Articles:

Stelian FLOREAN – Main Page

Assistant Professor Radu ȘOFLĂU

Radu Șoflău is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Babeș-Bolyai University. He is also a clinical psychologist and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist certified by the Romanian Board of Psychologists. His research interests focus on assessing the efficacy of psychological treatments for psychopathology, as well as understanding cognitive and non-cognitive factors associated with psychopathology and treatment response.

Subjects taught:

  • Clinical Practice I;
  • Clinical Practice II;
  • Ethics in Applied Psychology;
  • Clinical forensic psychology.

Schedule for hearings:

Thursday, 15:00-17:00

Research Interests:

  • Assessing the effectiveness of psychological interventions for mental disorders;
  • Identifying risk and resilience factors for mental disorders;
  • Investigating confounders and effect modifiers.

Projects & Grants:

  • Investigating the relative effectiveness of psychological interventions for psychosis;
  • Testing the relative effectiveness of ACT and CBT interventions for depressive symptoms.

Articles:

Lia OLTEAN – Main Page

Assistant Professor Lia Oltean

Lia Oltean is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Babeș-Bolyai University (Cluj-Napoca, Romania). She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology (2012), a master’s degree in “Clinical psychology, psychological counseling and psychotherapy” (2014), and a PhD from the Doctoral School “Evidence-based Assessment and Psychological Interventions” (2022). 

Her research interests include investigating the association between childhood adversity and psychopathology, as well as potential mechanisms, such as reward processing, underlying it. In addition, she focuses on investigating evidence-based psychological interventions, as well as mechanisms and factors that may influence them. Her clinical experience pertains to her activity as a clinical psychologist and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist certified by the Romanian Board of Psychologists. Also, Lia is supervisor in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy.

Subjects taught:

  • Clinical Practice I;
  • Clinical Practice II;
  • Ethics in Applied Psychology;
  • Clinical forensic psychology.

Schedule for hearings:

Thursday, 15:00-17:00

Research Interests:

  • Assessing the effectiveness of psychological interventions for mental disorders;
  • Identifying risk and resilience factors for mental disorders;
  • Investigating confounders and effect modifiers.

Projects & Grants:

  • Investigating the relative effectiveness of psychological interventions for psychosis;
  • Testing the relative effectiveness of ACT and CBT interventions for depressive symptoms.

Articles:

Members and Collaborators – Academic

Teaching and research staff of the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy:

Professor “Aaron T. Beck” Daniel DAVID, Ph.D.

FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Clinical cognitive sciences applied in psychopathology (child, adolescent, adult, the elderly), evidence-based psychological assessment and psychotherapy, multilevel outcomes and mechanisms of change in clinical research, technology-based clinical psychology, and psychotherapy (e.g., virtual reality therapy, robotherapy). Also Adjunct Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, SUA.


Professor Anca DOBREAN, Ph.D.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

Psychodiagnosis, evidenced based assessment, child and adolescent psychopathology 


Professor Aurora SZENTAGOTAI, Ph.D.

HEAD OF DOCTORAL SCHOOL

Clinical psychology/ Cognitive behavioural therapy/ Positive psychology


Professor Oana DAVID, Ph.D.

DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY CLINIC OF PSYCHOLOGY

Digital Mental Health, Clinical Psychology/Applied Psychotherapy (e.g., Cognitive Behavioural Coaching), and Parenting


Associate Professor Simona ŞTEFAN, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology/ Evidence-based Psychotherapy


Assistant Professor Silviu MATU, Ph.D.

Advanced research methods; Using technological tools, such as robots and virtual reality, to promote mental health


Assistant Professor Diana NECHITA, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology/ Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy/ Positive Psychology


Assistant Professor Costina-Ruxandra POETAR, Ph.D.

Family psychology/ Clinical assessment and psychological interventions for children/ Couple and family psychology: legal applications/ Evaluation and clinical assessment applied in a legal context


Assistant Professor Radu ȘOFLĂU, Ph.D.

Clinical Practice/ Ethics in Applied Psychology/ Clinical Forensic Psychology


Assistant Professor Răzvan PREDATU, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychology/Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy/Clinical Practice/Cognitive-Behavioral Coaching


Assistant Professor Lia Oltean

Clinical psychology, psychological counseling, individual and group psychotherapies/Positive psychology/Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy


The Department is organized according to international standards, so that some people are employed on a temporary basis and/or complementary to the specialties of the Department. This encourages a planned staff fluctuation that leads to an increase in the Department’s performance, through the flexibility and expertise with which it approaches new developments in the field. Former and current employees of the Department include:

  • Dr. Ioana Cristea
    • Clinical/ Applied Cognitive Sciences in Pathology, Clinical Cognitive Neurosciences, Evolutionary Psychology.
  • Dr. Amfiana Botez
  • Dr. Cristina Mogoașe
    • Clinical Cognitive Sciences, Applied Psychotherapy in Genetics/ Genetic Counseling, Clinical Practice
  • Dr. Bianca Macavei
    • 2008-2014
    • Clinical Practice
  • Dr. Ramona Moldovan
    • 2008-2014
    • Genetic Counseling
  • Dr. Sebastian Pintea
    • 2008-2014
    • Advanced Research Methods
  • Dr. Mădălina Sucală
    • Clinical Cognitive Sciences/Applied in Adult Psychopatology, Genetic Counseling
  • Dr. Bogdan Voinescu
    • Clinical and Experimental Psychiatry/Sleep Disorders and ADHD, Genetic Counseling
  • Dr. Alina Rusu
    • 2007-2013
    • Human-animal interaction/Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Dr. Mircea Birț
    • 2008-2011
    • Clinical Psychiatry
  • Dr. Octavian Popescu
    • 2009-2011; from 2011, he remained a member of Doctoral School Council of the Department
    • Genetics, Molecular Biology
    • full member of Romanian Academy
  • Dr. Catalina Kopetz
    • 2008-2013; from 2013, she remained consultant researcher of the Institute
    • Cognitive Sciences, affiliated with Maryland University

Members and Collaborators – Research

Ruben Emanuel NECHIFOR, Ph.D.

Resting & Task fMRI, Neuroimaging, Diffusion, Perfusion & Structural MRI


  • CS III Dr. Cristina Pojoga
  • Dr. Horea Oltean

Membri colaboratori cercetători (foști și actuali):

  • Dr. Cezar Giosan
  • Dr. Raluca Ignat
  • Dr. Bram Vanderborght
  • Dr. Cristina Costescu
  • Dr. Ioana Podină

Radu SOFLAU – Main Page

Assistant Professor Radu ȘOFLĂU

Radu Șoflău is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Babeș-Bolyai University. He is also a clinical psychologist and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist certified by the Romanian Board of Psychologists. His research interests focus on assessing the efficacy of psychological treatments for psychopathology, as well as understanding cognitive and non-cognitive factors associated with psychopathology and treatment response.

Subjects taught:

  • Clinical Practice I;
  • Clinical Practice II;
  • Ethics in Applied Psychology;
  • Clinical forensic psychology.

Schedule for hearings:

Thursday, 15:00-17:00

Research Interests:

  • Assessing the effectiveness of psychological interventions for mental disorders;
  • Identifying risk and resilience factors for mental disorders;
  • Investigating confounders and effect modifiers.

Projects & Grants:

  • Investigating the relative effectiveness of psychological interventions for psychosis;
  • Testing the relative effectiveness of ACT and CBT interventions for depressive symptoms.

Articles: