Extended Presentation

Lucia Grosaru

President, Founding member of The Romanian “Sic cogito” Institute (Non-Profit Organization)

Psychologist, M.A.

Co-Founder, Clinical Psychologist, Integrative Psychotherapist – “The Romanian Center of Psychology” – Professional Society

Founding Editor of The Romanian Journal of Psychology, Psychotherapy and Neuroscience

Owner of the Psychology Corner Blog (2008 – Present).

Professional Competencies

Autonomous Clinical Psychologist (Romanian Psychologists’ College Accreditation)

Autonomous Licensed Psychotherapist (Integrative Psychotherapy) – Accreditation from the Romanian Psychologists’ College; Basic Training and Supervision provided by The Romanian Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy; International Supervision: The European Association for Integrative Psychotherapy)

Specialist – Psychodiagnostic assessment through Rorschach testing

Training
• Biennial Training and Specialization Course on Psychodiagnosis Rorschach Test
Istituto Italiano di studio e ricerca psicodiagnostica “Scuola Romanian Rorschach, Rome, Italy, under the aegis of the Romanian Association of Projective Psychodiagnosis (March 2008-June 2010)
• Basic Training in Integrative Psychotherapy the Romanian Institute of Integrative Psychotherapy (October 2008-November 2010)

Education
• Master’s Programme, “Cognitive Psychodiagnosis and Psychological Counseling ”
Faculty of Psychology, Ecological University, Bucharest
October 2008-July 2010
• Degree in Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Bucharest, October 2005 – June 2008


Other courses

• Module I Pedagogy (Teachers’ Training Department)
2005-2008
• Course ” Project Writing and Management”
11 to 14 February 2010

Membership affiliation
• Romanian Association of Projective Psychodiagnosis
• Romanian Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy
• Romanian Psychologists’ College

Other certificates
• Certificate in English (2005)
• Informatics Certificate (2005)


Professional Activity

• Private practice – psychotherapy, clinical psychology – The Romanian Center of Psychology

• Member of the editorial and scientific committee of the “Romanian Journal for Psychology, Psychotherapy and Neuroscience” (January 2010 – present), IRSC Publishing website, owned by the Romanian “Sic cogito” Institute

• Member of the editorial committee of the “Romanian Journal of Integrative Psychotherapy” Volume 1, Issue 1, July 2010, I.R.P.I. Publishing House

• Organizing member of the “17th Congress of Psychotherapy, 1 to 4 July 2010, the Romanian Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy, event organized in collaboration with the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP) and the Romanian Federation of Psychotherapy (FRP)
• Member of the editorial committee of the “17th European Congress of Psychotherapy, Crisis: Change and Challenge” Volume, July 2010, Trei Publishing
• Member of the editorial committee of the “17th European Congress of Psychotherapy, Crisis: Change and Challenge” Electronic Volume, July 2010, I.R.P.I Publishing
• Organizing member of the “International Conference on Integrative Psychotherapy – 16 to 17 May 2009, Main Organizer: the Romanian Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy
• Organizing member of the Romanian Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy Regional Symposium on “Examples of good practice in school guidance and counseling – 31Martie-April 1, 2009, Organizer: the High School Arts and Crafts” Spiru Haret “, Partners: the General School Inspectorate, the Romanian Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy, the Koblenz Chamber of Craftsmen.
• Collaborator as a TV editor (National TV – 2006-2007, Romantica TV – 2008)

Scientific activity

20-21 October 2012 – – Participation in the Continuous Professional Training Course – “Integrative Psychotherapy for Couple and Psycho Sexology”, held by Dr. Augustin Cambosie

31 March -April 1st 2012 – Participation in the Continuous Professional Training Course – “Strategies of integrative psychotherapy for children and adolescents; Infantile Psycho Sexology” – held by Dr. Augustin Cambosie

5-6 March 2011: Participation at the International Conference for Integrative Psychotherapy “Approaching Well-Being from an integrative and interdisciplinary perspective” (Participation at the following workshops: “Symbol analysis through Sandplay technique and Fairytales” (Prof. Univ. Dr. Mihalea Minulescu); “Depression and deprivation”(Domnica Petrovai); “Integrated services of mental health in Romania: Achievments and obstacles” (Dr. Ileana Antonescu Botezat)

1 – 4 July 2010: Participation at “The XVII European Congress of Psychotherapy: Crisis, change and challenge”

16 – 17 May 2009: Participation at the “International Conference on Integrative Psychotherapy, with the paper: “The psychotherapist’s personal style: the way to the art of psychotherapy “ (single author), “Theoretical aspects of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems (segment author for the paper “Optimization of interpersonal relations within the integrative psychotherapeutic approach ” author: Mara Priceputu),” Vision on integrative psychotherapy (collective author)

March 30-April 1, 2009: Participation at the Regional Symposium on “Examples of good practice in school guidance and counseling” with the paper “Listening as a social instrument”, Organizer: the School of Arts and Crafts Group “Spiru Haret”, Partners: the General School Inspectorate, the Romanian Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy, the Koblenz Chamber of Craftsmen.

Published papers
“The psychotherapist’s personal style: the way to the art of psychotherapy ” – volume “The 17th European Congress of Psychotherapy, Crisis: Change and Challenge”, July 2010, Edition Two, p. 139-145
“Listening as a social instrument”, the volume of the Regional Symposium on” Examples of good practice in school guidance and counseling “- 2009


Translated papers

“Electrophysiological Correlates of Empathy”, Authors: Vorkapić, S.T. & Tadinac, M., The Romanian Journal of Psychology, Psychotherapy and Neuroscience, 1(1), 1-18, June 2011, published online on the IRSC Publishing Website, owned by the Romanian “Sic cogito” Institute (Engl – Ro)

“Is There Room for Testimony and/or Narrative Exposure Therapy among Professional Nurses?”. Author: Kanchense, J.H.M., The Romanian Journal of Psychology, Psychotherapy and Neuroscience, 1(1), 63-89, June 2011, published online on the IRSC Publishing Website, owned by the Romanian “Sic cogito” Institute (Engl – Ro)

“The efficacy of Integrative Group Psychotherapy in the optimization of interpersonal relationships”, Author: Mara Priceputu, Volume  1, Issue 1 “The Romanian Journal for Integrative Psychotherapy”,  July  2010, I.R.P.I. Publishing House(Ro-Engl)

“The Japanese Rose and Integrative Couple Psychotherapy – Case study”, Author: György Gáspár, Volume  1, Issue 1 “The Romanian Journal for Integrative Psychotherapy”,  July  2010, I.R.P.I. Publishing House(Ro-Engl)

“The psychotherapist’s personal style: the way to the art of psychotherapy “, Author: Lucia Grosaru electronic volume “17th European Congress of Psychotherapy, Crisis: Change and Challenge”, July 2010, I.R.P.I Publishing (Ro-English)

“Brief Integrative Psychotherapy. Case Study “, Author: Mara Priceputu, electronic volume “The 17th European Congress of Psychotherapy, Crisis: Change and Challenge “, July 2010, I.R.P.I Publishing (Ro-English)

“Objectives and subject in approaching well-being in Integrative Psychotherapy”, Authors: Ruxandra Rascanu, Mara Priceputu, Viorel Pasca, electronic volume ” The 17th European Congress of Psychotherapy, Crisis: Change and Challenge “, July 2010, I.R.P.I Publishing (Ro-English)

“Art as therapy during the crisis period” Author: Prof. Snezana Milenkovic, volume “The 17th European Congress of Psychotherapy, Crisis: Change and Challenge”, July 2010, Trei Publishing (English-Ro)

Online Courses

  • “Introduction to Astronomy” –  provided by Duke University for the Coursera Platform, Instructor Ronen Plesser ( 27 November 2012 – 12 February 2013)
  • “Drugs and the Brain” – provided by California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for the Coursera Platform, Instructor Henry A. Lester, Bren Professor of Biology for California Institute of Technology (1 December 2012 -12 February 2013)
  • “Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life”  – provided by the University of Edinburgh for the Coursera Platform, Instructor Charles Cockell (28 January 2013 – 16 March 2013)
  • “Introduction to Philosophy” – provided by the University of Edinburgh, School of Philosophy, for the Coursera Platform, Instructors: Dr. Dave Ward, Professor Duncan Prtichard, Dr. Alasdair Richmond, Dr. Allan Hazlett,Dr. Jane Suilin Lavelle, Dr. Matthew Chrisman And Dr. Michela Massimi (28 January 2013 – 15 April 2013)
  • “The Language of Hollywood: Storytelling, Sound, and Color” – provided by the  Wesleyan University for the Coursera Platform, Instructor: Prof. Scott Higgins ( 4 February 2013- 27 March 2013)

Other activities

Translator (volunteer) for TED.com in the TED Open Translation Project

Dave deBronkart: Meet e-Patient Dave

Saul Griffith on everyday inventions

Janet Echelman: Taking imagination seriously