Department of Counseling and Professional Orientation and Informing Students

The Department of Counseling and Professional Orientation and Informing Students is intended to the pursuit of new opportunities for professional integration and the appropriate choice of medical / career specialty, through activities of psychological counseling and professional orientation devoted to students from the George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Tîrgu-Mureş. Due to the modern logistic and psychological methods which are used (scientifically validated) as well as the psychologists’ professional quality that is certified by the College of Psychologists in Romania, within the DCOPIS, the offered services are up to the European requirements established through professional psychological standards. Choosing the medical / career specialty is a decision with a major impact on a student's life, so professional counseling can facilitate this decision-making process. Therefore, our goal as psychologists constitutes the counseling of students within the George Emil Palade University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology of Tîrgu-Mureş, offering them the following services:

1.    Evaluation of the student's personality profile using personality questionnaires / psychological tests, which are validated, calibrated and retained, approved by the Romanian College of Psychologists. 
Develop a personality profile affiliated with international requirements, using The Big Five (FFM) / Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) related to medical specialties, and to help students choose their specialty / profession, according to their personality and temperament.
2.    The counseling and professional orientation of students, so that they can choose knowingly the specialty / profession they wish to pursue, while also being able to establish and manage their own educational path, in relation to their own personality and cognitive style (by using batteries of cognitive psychological tests).
3.    Psychotherapy / psychological counseling of students who develop maladaptive psychological symptoms throughout the academic path.