Dr. Ileana Carmen Rogobete is a licensed psychologist, psychotherapist, clinical trainer and supervisor. She is the director and founder of the Areopagus Institute of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice in Timisoara, Romania. She holds a PhD in Psychology from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and is a member of several international family therapy associations. Dr. Rogobete has a multicultural experience in family therapy training and research as well as in clinical practice with families and couples from various cultural backgrounds. She is involved in several research projects at the University of Cape Town and Cornerstone Institute in South Africa, where she is an associate lecturer and e-course developer in Family and Development Studies. Her publications and research interests focus on contextual approaches to understanding trauma and healing, resilience, family and couple therapy, as well as the self of the therapist.