Mihnea joined the counseling center in 2014, initially as an intern. He received his Master’s in Social Work (MSW), with a concentration in mental health, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015. His earlier education includes an MA in Cultural Anthropology, from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BA with a major in Sociology, from the University of Bucharest. Mihnea strongly believes in the inherent and unconditional worthiness of all human beings and his approach to therapy is informed by humanistic, strength-based, multicultural, and feminist perspectives. Mihnea’s top values are compassion, justice, authenticity, and integrity. He enjoys engaging in mindfulness practice and contemplation, loves being in nature or socializing, and strives to bring about changes in his immediate environment. He especially appreciates the curiosity, openness to new experiences and perspectives, and the search for meaning of university students.