ISAPSY PRESIDENT

Cristian VASILE, PhD

Dr. Cristian Vasile is a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Senior Psychotherapist, member of the American Psychological Association and of the Romanian College of Psychologists. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Educational Sciences & Psychology, an international peer-reviewed academic journal, indexed in major academic databases (http://jesp.upg-ploiesti.ro)

Dr. Cristian Vasile is the author of the Identity Structures theory and Identity Structures Inventory (ISI), an instrument which could be applied in different fields of psychology: psychotherapy and mental health, personal development, human resources, medicine etc.

Dr. Cristian Vasile teaches at Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania. Before joining the PG University of Ploiesti, he worked as clinical psychologist for different mental health institutions and as a counselor for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – UN Agency 

Domains of study: clinical psychology; cognition and neuropsychology; anthropological psychology; education; psychotherapy.

 

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Marilyn CAMPBELL, PhD

Dr. Marilyn Campbell is currently a professor at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. She is a registered teacher and a registered psychologist. Previously Dr. Marilyn Campbell supervised school counselors and has worked in infants, primary and secondary schools as a teacher, teacher-librarian and school counselor. Her main clinical and research interests are the prevention and intervention of anxiety disorders in young people and the effects of bullying, especially cyberbullying in schools.

 

Peter MITCHELL, PhD

Dr. Peter Mitchell is Professor in Psychology and Dean of Science at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, based in Semenyih, near Kuala Lumpur. Previously, he was Head of the School of Psychology in Nottingham UK. He has published around 100 scientific articles in leading international journals, has published six books and he was the editor of the British Journal of Psychology. His research has won national prizes in the UK (The Neil O’Connor Prize for the UK’s best article on cognitive aspects of developmental disorders in 2007) and his paper on cognitive theories of autism, published in Developmental Review, ranks number 1 as the journal’s most downloaded article. He has served as Chair of the Developmental Section of the British Psychological Society and as Chief Examiner for the Economic and Social Research Council UK PhD studentship competition. Before joining Nottingham University he worked at the University of Birmingham, University of Oxford, University of Wales and University of Warwick. He also served as visiting professor at McGill University in Canada.

 

Steven M. ROSS, PhD

Dr. Steven M. Ross received his doctorate in educational psychology from Pennsylvania State University. He is currently a senior research scientist and professor at the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Ross is the author of six textbooks and over 125 journal articles in the areas of educational technology, at-risk learners, educational reform, extended learning time programs, and research and evaluation. He is a noted lecturer on school programs and educational evaluation, Editor Emeritus of the research section of the Educational Technology Research and Development journal, and a member of the editorial board for four other professional journals.  Current research interests include the evaluation of a school-wide social-emotional learning program (“Together 4 All”) in N. Ireland, a city-wide turnaround initiative in Syracuse, NY, and after-school mentoring and experiential learning programs for children and adolescents in multiple states.

 

 

Ioan Bradu IAMANDESCU, MD, PhD

Dr. Ioan Bradu Iamandescu is the Founder and President of the Romanian Society of Applied Psychosomatics and Behavioral Medicine. He is also the Founder of the Department of Medical Psychology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”, Bucharest Romania and Professor in Medical Psychology. Dr. Iamandescu is an Honorary Professor of Albert Schweitzer International University, Genève. He published more than 200 papers and 21 monographs as single author or editor. Among his books, of a major importance is Psychoneuroallergology (1998 and 2007 editions).

Achievements: theoretical and clinical research of psychological stress; personal classification of psychosomatic disorders; elaboration of criteria regarding the general characteristics of psychosomatic diseases; studies of applied psychosomatics in allergology, surgery, rheumatology, cardiovascular diseases and psychoneuroendocrinology; relation between music and the brain (elaboration of  “MusicDiagnosis”- test) and the applications of receptive music-therapy in various medical specialties (2 editions of monographs  Receptive Music-therapy, the last edited in 2010 with many European contributors).

 

Zafer BEKIROGULLARI, PhD

Dr. Zafer Bekirogullari is the founder and managing director of the International Conference on Education & Educational Psychology (ICEEPSY) and the president of ICEEPSY 2010. He was the president of the International Conference on Special Education ICOSE 2010. He worked for USAID – UNDP Substance Addiction & Child Abuse research projects as a researcher. He has several publications and presentations about Substance Addiction.

Dr. Zafer Bekirogullari is the Founding Editor of the European Journal of Social & Behavioural Sciences (http://www.ejsbs.c-crcs.com)

Dr. Bekirogullari is certified as a Teacher and Counseling Psychologist. He is a Chartered member (Cpsychol) – British Psychological Society and Registered Practitioner Psychologist – Health Professions Council / the United Kingdom. He has living & working experiences in Germany, the Netherlands, Turkey and Cyprus. For the time being he is living in the United Kingdom and working at the Samuel Maynard Centre as a counseling psychologist, providing individual psychotherapy to adults, adolescents and families with psychological problems and offering psychological assessment and evaluation services (http://www.counsellingpsychologist.uk.com).

 

Ovidiu BRAZDAU, PhD

Dr. Ovidiu Brazdau has been developing since 2005 the Consciousness Quotient Theory and the CQ Inventory© (CQ-i). The objective was to introduce the consciousness as a research variable in the psychological assessment. CQ-I was developed through 14 studies on a population of 6,800 individuals.

Recent books: The Consciousness Experience: Studies and Researches on States of Consciousness and CQ: The Consciousness Quotient & The CQ Inventory – Theory and Research.

Dr. Brazdau teaches psychology at the Ecological University, Bucharest Romania. His interests are directed to the dreamwork, as a process of revealing the unconscious thoughts and archetypal attitudes. He is a certified dreamwork psychologist, trained in Jungian-Senoi dreamwork psychology by Strephon Kaplan-Williams, co-founder of The International Association for the Study of Dreams.  

Dr. Ovidiu Brazdau is also the Founder & Scientific Research Director of the Consciousness Quotient Institute (http://www.consciousness-quotient.com).