Oana Cobeanu

oanaDr. Cobeanu, Oana (d.o.b. 21/04/1984)

Project-related professional experience

Dr. Cobeanu is a Romanian Board of Psychologists-certified clinical psychologist and CBT therapist. 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 has been involved in several research projects and clinical trials, including 1) a clinical trial on the efficiency of three types of cognitive-behavioral therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, 2) a clinical trial on cognitive-behavioral bibliotherapy for mild to moderate depressive symptomatology, 3) a randomized clinical trial testing a Cognitive Evolutionary Intervention for depression, 4) a study testing a computational distributed system (Help4Mood) to support the treatment of patients with major depression. 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.

Project-related achievements:       

– Moldovan, R., Cobeanu, O., & David, D. (2012). Cognitive Bibliotherapy for Mild Depressive Symptomatology: Randomized Clinical Trial of Efficacy and Mechanisms of Change. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. 20(6), 482-93. doi:10.1002/cpp.1814.

Cobeanu, O., (2013). Irrational beliefs and somatosensory amplification in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment: impact on general distress, Journal of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapies, 13, 547-556.