social sciences

Social science is the field of study concerned with society and human behaviours.

Researcher of the month - December

Elena-Claudia Rusu
(born in 1973) graduated the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology (Spiru Haret University, Bucharest, Romania) in 1998 and has two university degrees, one in Psychology and one in Sociology.
In 2008 she got her Ph.D. in Psychology (Psychotherapy) with a novel paper about cinema therapy and she proposed the Romanian concept of “filmoterapie”. The first part of this paper was published as a book, at the end of 2008 and its name is Psychology & Cinematography. The Psycho-social functions of movies.
She also published in Romanian the following books: Society and Cultural Diversity in 2004; Cognitive Psychology in 2007; New Currents in Psychology. An Introduction to Transactional Analysis in 2010 and in the middle of 2012 she published a new book, Contemporary Theories and Paradigms in Psychology, with her friends and colleagues, also psychotherapists and University Assistants, Oana Madlen Panescu and Alexandrina Carmen Ene.
From 1998 to present she is teaching as a Junior Lecturer at the Faculty she has been graduated and she has a private practice as a psychotherapist in her own psychological office.
She is interested in studing new theories and paradigms in psychology, especially the transpersonal psychology.
Elena-Claudia Rusu has followed trainings in CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), Transactional Analysis and Systemic Family Psychotherapy- the method of Family Constellations, created by Bert Hellinger (Germany).
At the moment she is facilitating Family Constellations groups and she is supervised by Barbara Morgan (England), who is a Gestalt psychotherapist and a former student of Bert Hellinger.
Elena-Claudia is a Reiki Master and she was trained in Qi-Gong and archaic methods of healing. She has learned this methods from Aurel Mocanu (Romania), Carlos Sauer (Brasil) and Lakota Chief Vernon Foster (USA).
From 2010 to present she is interested in studying and practicing Orthodox Psychotherapy.
Her e-mail address is: claudiaerusu@yahoo.com