The 4th International Congress of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

13 - 15 September 2019
Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, ROMANIA

Poster Session

The objectives of the poster section are:

  1. To stimulate CBTs and other evidence-based psychotherapy professionals to participate in the Congress, to explore bridges and collaboration strategies with the goal of moving the field closer to a more integrative CBTs and/or evidence-based psychotherapy;
  2. To stimulate professionals from the major fields of psychology and REBT to relate to each other (e.g., developmental/educational/school psychology to rational emotive education; work/organizational psychology to REBT/CBT coaching; pastoral/spiritual psychology to REBT pastoral counseling);
  3. To encourage researchers from clinical cognitive neurogenetics sciences to participate in order to explore together the role of REBT in understanding human mind and behavior;
  4. To encourage the approach of REBT in the following contexts: personalized evidence-based treatments/technology/neurogenetics/machine learning-data mining/transdiagnostic-network analyses/cross-cultural.

The applications will be open between 15 January 2019 to 28 February 2019. The announcement of the selected posters will be made in 15 March.



The level of workaholism and its relation to positive and negative perfectionism

  • Basim Aldahadha (Jordan)


Parenting characteristics of foster care families with youth in care: Family functioning, attachment, coping, self-efficacy, and personal beliefs

  • Ioana Boldis (Romania)/ Maria Roth (Romania)/Alexandra Pop (Romania)


Is fear generalization a transdiagnostic process across anxiety disorders? A systematic review with preliminary data

  • Andreea C. Bica (Romania)


Perfectionistic self-presentation, social media, and disordered eating. A self-compassion intervention

  • Stefania Cionca (Romania)


The implicit learning of cognitive structures with emotional components in a dynamic systems control paradigm

  • Andrei Costea (Romania)/ Adrian Opre (Romania)


The role of irrational beliefs, negative automatic thoughts and early maladaptive schemas in subjective well-being. A longitudinal approach

  • Catalin Gherdan (Romania)/ Simona Trip (Romania)


Words used to induce false memories: Romanian lists of words for DRM false memory paradigm

  • Andreea Horoita (Romania)/ Adrian Opre (Romania)


Kenny music performance anxiety inventory (k-mpai) translation and adaptation of the Romanian version

  • Faur Andrada Lavinia (Romania)


The effect of self-conscious emotions on working memory performance. Is there a moderating role of difficulties in emotion regulation?

  • Andreea Luca (Romania)


The impact of social and emotional competences development programs from different theoretical perspectives: A systematic review

  • Ioana Emanuela Lupan (Romania)/ Adrian Opre (Romania)


Study on attachment types and their vulnerability in developing depressive disorders

  • Părcălab Ioana Cristina (Romania)


The efficacy of exposure-based treatment in anxiety disorders: A preliminary meta-analysis with implications for disgust and anxiety

  • Simona Alexandra Pascal (Romania)


A quantitative meta-analysis of the relationship between emotional predictions and positive emotional experience

  • Blaga Petronela (Romania)/ Daniel David (Romania)


Childhood maltreatment and psychopathology: The role of expressive flexibility

  • Simina Pițur (Romania)/ Andrei C. Miu (Romania)


Self-control improvement techniques for therapy

  • Radu Podar (Romania)/ Adrian Opre (Romania)


Scale of Irrational Contents and Styles – Basics” (SICS-B). Preliminary Survey

  • Ruiz, J. (Spain)/ Sorribes, F. (Spain)/Suso, C. (Spain)


Do irrational beliefs affect power distribution in heterosexual couples? The relationship between irrational beliefs, dependence, and different measures of power

  • Sanda Stankovic (Serbia)/ Tatjana Vukosavljević Gvozden (Serbia)


Maultsby’s Rational Behavior Therapy for cancer patients in an interactive virtual reality environment

  • Mariusz Wirga (USA/ Poland) Michael DeBernardi (USA/ Poland) Aleksandra Wirga (USA/ Poland) Marta Porebiak (Poland) Marek Ostrowski (Poland)


Efficacy of single session of cognitive-behavioral followed by a rational story for managerial performance and well-being

  • Katina-Anghelcev Andreea (Romania)/ David Oana (Romania)




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