Our Staff

Dr. Andreea Szilagyi
+40 722 519 544

As Vice President for European Board of Certified Counselors (EBCC) and Vice President for NBCC International, Andreea Szilagyi is responsible for operations in Europe.

Dr. Szilagyi holds a doctorate in education (the first with a counseling focus in Romania) and a degree in education from the University of Bucharest. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a registered Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) International Master Trainer and Mental Health Facilitator (MHF) master trainer.

Dr. Szilagyi is the president of the Romanian Counselors Association and a former member of the executive board of the International Association for Counseling. She served as an associate professor for the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania, and is one of the first counselor educators in Eastern Europe with expertise in the practice of career counseling, counselor education, development of the counseling profession, and certification across borders.

For more information about Dr. Szilagyi’s professional experience, please access her curriculum vitae.


Dr. Elena-Amalia Jansel
Executive Director
+40 722 889 070

Dr. Jansel holds a doctorate in counseling and counselor education from Syracuse University, in New York, a master’s degree in counseling from Wake Forest University, in North Carolina, a master’s degree in career counseling from Polytechnic University, in Bucharest, Romania, and a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the Academy of Economic Studies, in Bucharest.

Dr. Jansel has experience in career counseling in school and business settings, clinical mental health counseling, supervision, research and counseling education. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) and a registered Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) International Master Trainer and Mental Health Facilitator (MHF) Master Trainer.


Iulian SirbuIulian Sîrbu


Iulian Sîrbu has over 5 years of experience in career counseling, both in organizations and in private practice. Iulian Sîrbu was the founding member of Prahova county organization for Junior Chamber International (2012), for which he was also the Vicepresident for Human Resources for several years.

Iulian Sîrbu has a bachelor’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in School Counseling and Career Development from the “Petroleum – Gas” University of Ploiești. Iulian  Sîrbu is a GCDF Romania career consultant since 2008.

Iulian Sîrbu is a member of the Romanian Counselors Association since 2010, and he was a Member of the Board of Directors of the association between 2013 and 2017.