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Dr. Sandra Georgescu joined The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2005. She recieved her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Political Science from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and her doctorate from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Georgescu is fluent in English, French, and Romanian.
She works from a contextual cognitive-behavioral (C-CBT) perspective and is interested in mindfulness and acceptance based approaches. She is a peer-reviewed ACT trainer and member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) training community. Dr. Georgescu is also President of the ACBS - Chicago Chapter which seeks to enhance the C-CBT community and provide training, consultation and collaboration opportunities to professionals and various agencies in the Chicagoland area.
- Education History
Degree Institution B.A. Psychology; Minor in Political Science Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Graduate Dipl. Adult Education Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Psy.D. Illinois School of Professional Psychology
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Past President ACBS Chicago Chapter
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Career/Workplace Issues Work/Life Balance Child & Adolescent Development Cognitive Development Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Anxiety Disorders Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Comorbid Disorders Mood Affective Disorders / Suicide Self-Injury Trauma/PTSD Diversity Acculturation Cultural Issues Eating Disorders/Obesity Behavioral Treatment Mood Disorders Bipolar Disorder Depression Dysthymia Psychology Subdisciplines - Clinical Psychology PTSD/Trauma Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Secondary Traumatic Stress Vicarious Trauma Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Behavioral Therapy Brief Therapy Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Radical Behaviorism
Georgescu, S.,Bolduc, M-F, & Holmes, E.P. (2010). La Thérapie Comportamentale Dialectique (TCD): movement vers l'acceptation intégrale des expériences privées. (Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Movement towards full acceptance of private events). La Revue Quebecoise de Psychologie 31(3), 105-126.
Holmes, P.,Georgescu, S.,& Liles, W. (2006). Further Delineating the Applicability of Acceptance and Change to Private responses: the Example of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. The Behavior Analyst Today, 7(3), 301-324.
- Professional Skills
Addiction, anger, anxiety, behavior therapy, clinical psychology, cognitive/cognitive behavioral therapy, depression, eating disorders, mental illness, mood disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), personality disorders, phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), psychopathology, psychotherapy, psychotic disorders, sexual abuse, stress, suicide and self-injury, trauma, women's issues, work/life balance