The Areopagus Center for Christian Studies
and Contemporary Culture

The Regional Center for Social Integration and Human Development - CRIS-DU





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Calea Martirilor Nr. 104, Timisoara,

Timis, 300774, Romania   

Tel. UPC: +40-256-487485, +40-256-494381,


Monday-Thursday: 9-13, 16-18

Friday: closed

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CRIS-DU Personnel


Gabriela Povian (CV)
Social Department Coordinator

Gabriela joined Areopagus in the autumn of 2014 as social worker. He obtained a degree in social work from the Faculty of Sociology and Psychology, West University of Timişoara and currently she is attending the MA program - Values Centered Social Work Practice - of the same faculty.

Gabriela coordinates the social department of the Areopagus Regional Center for Social Integration and Human Development  (CRIS-DU Areopagus) represented by the two day centers: Day Care Centre for Children from families in difficulties and Information and Counselling Center for Seropositive Individuals.

Gabriela is a sociable, cheerful and optimistic person, passionate of literary composition, music and travel. She is married to Sorin and they have a daughter Andrada.

Phone: 0256-487 485.


Ileana Rogobete, PhD (University of Cape Town) (CV)
Director of the Areopagus Institute of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice

Ileana Rogobete is a founding member of the Areopagus Center for Christian Studies and Contemporary Culture, being part of its staff from the beginning in 1997. In the department of language and culture that she coordinated, Ileana organized Romanian cultural awareness courses and taught Romanian to foreigners. Later in 2000, she started working with disadvantaged youth in group therapy, with families and couples and also with teenagers and young adults. She coordinated for three years the department of counseling and psychotherapy at CRISDU Areopagus, as well as the project for the HIV positive youngsters and their families. In 2006, Ileana had a significant role in the establishment and accreditation of the Areopagus Institute of Family Therapy and Systemic Practice, where she currently is acting as a director and family therapist, clinical trainer and supervisor. In 2011, she received her PhD from the University of Cape Town with a thesis on political trauma and recovery. Living for six years in South Africa, she had the opportunity to develop a multicultural clinical experience by working as a lecturer, researcher and family therapist with people from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds. She is married to Silviu and they have two children: Andrei (24 years) and Ralph (20 years).

Adelina Rasadea (CV)  

Adelina Rasadea has been the accountant of the Areopagus Centre since the beginning of its functioning. She graduated in 1997 from the Faculty of Economic Sciences, specializing in Foreign Trade. Adelina was married to Victor in the spring of 2000 and they have three children. Adelina likes working in a team and she is a very dynamic person. Her hobbies are skiing, swimming and traveling. Right now she is on mathenity leave for their third child.

Florin Vidu (CV) 
IT Support

Florin joined the Areopagus team in December 2001. He teaches computers, administers the computers network and offers IT support. Florin is married and has one child. His interests are technology, reading and classical music.

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