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Eduardo Bunge, PhD


Full Professor

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Other Positions:

Associate Chair Psychology Department
Director of the Children and Adolescents Psychotherapy and Technology (CAPT) Research Lab
Associate Director for the Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health (i4Health)




  • PhD, Psychology, Palermo University
  • License in Psychology, University of Buenos Aires


Dr. Eduardo Bunge is Professor in the department of Psychology at Palo Alto University and Director of the Master of Science in Psychology. He was born and educated in Argentina, earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Buenos Aires, and received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Palermo (Argentina).

Dr. Bunge currently directs the Children and Adolescents Psychotherapy and Technology (CAPT) Research Lab, and is Associate Director for the International Institute of Internet Interventions for Health at Palo Alto University. He has published five clinical books in three languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese), and more than 40 articles in peer reviewed journals and chapters.

Has been teaching in the Master in Science program since 2013 and is highly passionate about how technology can contribute to high quality education and advancing the field of Mental Health.

Areas of Interest:

The intersection of mental health, Artificial Intelligence, and digital technologies.

Selected Publications:

Rogers, J., Gladstone, T., Van Voorhees, B., & Bunge, E. L. (2021). The Role of Human Support on Engagement in an Online Depression Prevention Program for Youth. Social Sciences, 10(8), 285.

Klos, M. C., Escoredo, M., Joerin, A., Lemos, V. N., Rauws, M., & Bunge,E. L. (2021). Artificial Intelligence–Based Chatbot for Anxiety and Depression in University Students: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Formative Research, 5(8), e20678.

Dosovitsky, G., Kim, E., & Bunge, E*. (2021). Brief Report: Psychometric Properties of a Chatbot Version of the PHQ-9 with Adults and Older Adults.Frontiers in Digital Health, 3, 41.

Stephens, T. N., Tilden, C., & Bunge, E. L*. (2021). First Steps for Conducting Online Research with Adolescents: Basic Considerations for Implementation Success. Journal of Technology in Behavioral Science.

Dosovitsky, G., Pineda, B. S., Jacobson, N. C., Chang, C., Escoredo, M., & Bunge, E. L*. (2020). Artificial Intelligence Chatbot for Depression: Descriptive Study of Usage. JMIR Formative Research, 4(11), e17065. 

Nelson, D., Schulte, T., Packman, W., & Bunge, E. L*. (2020). Sexting and mandatory reporting: Ethical issues in youth psychotherapy. Ethics & Behavior. 

Selected Books:

Bunge, E., Scandar, M., Musich, F., y Carrea, G. (2015). Sesiones de psicoterapia con niños y adolescentes: Aciertos y errores. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Sinopsys.

Bunge, E., Gomar, M., Mandil, J. (2008). Cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents: Technical contributions [Terapia cognitiva con niños y adolescents: Aportes técnicos]. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Akadia.

Gomar, M., Mandil, J. y Bunge, E. (2010). Handbook of cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents [Manual de terapia cognitiva comportamental con niños y adolescents]. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Polemos.

Selected Book Chapters:

Bunge, E.,Labourt, J., Cichero, G., Ruiz, E., & Maglio, A (2013). TICS que son TIPS. Utilización de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación en la clínica infanto juvenil. In: E. Vega (Ed.), Clínica de  niños y adolescentes ¿qué hay de nuevo? Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Lugar.

Bunge, E., Mandil, J., Gomar., M., & Vetere, G. (2011) Treatment of panic disorder [Tratamiento del trastornos por pánico]. In R. Rodriguéz Biglieri & G. Vetere (Eds.), Handbook of cognitive behavioral therapy of anxiety disorders [Manual de terapia cognitiva conductual de los trastornos de ansiedad]. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Polemos.

Petersen, C., Bunge, C., Mandil, J., & Gomar, M. (2010). Cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders [TCC para os transtornos de ansiedade]. In C. Petersen (Ed.), Terapias cognitivo-comportamentais para crianças e adolescentes: ciência e arte. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Artmed.

Selected Articles:

Bunge, E.(2008). Interview: Albert Bandura [Entrevista con Albert Bandura]. Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica), XVII(2), 183-188.

Bunge, E., Barilá, C., Sanchez, N. y Maglio, A. (in press). Satisfaction with child and adolescent mental health services by user and clinician sex. Vertex, Revista Argentina de Psiquiatría.

Bunge, E., Carrea, G; Tosas de Molin, M; Soto, N. (2011). Evidence based treatments for depression in children and adolescents [Tratamientos basados en la evidencia  de la depresión en la niñez y adolescencia]. Vertex, Revista Argentina de PsiquiatríaXXII (98), 253-261.

Bunge, E.,Gomar, G., & Mandil, J. (2007). Metaphors implementation in cognitive behavioral therapy with children and adolescents [Implementación de metáforas en la Terapia Cognitiva con niños]. Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica, XVI(3), 239-249.

Bunge, E., López, P., Mandil, J., Gomar, M. y Borgialli, R. (2009). Attitudes towards the implementation of new technologies in psychotherapy of Argentinean therapists[Actitudes de los terapeutas argentinos hacia la incorporación de nuevas tecnologías en psicoterapia]. Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica,XVIII(3), 209-215.

Rodríguez Biglieri, R. Vetere, G., Bunge, E. & Keegan, E. (2005). Preliminary results of the Thought Action Fusion Scale[Resultados preliminares de la aplicación de la escala de fusión pensamiento acción]. Memorias de las XII Jornadas de Investigación, Facultad de Psicología, 84-86.

Rodríguez Biglieri, R., Vetere, G., Bunge, E. & Keegan, E. (2006). Clinical utility of meta cognitive therapy with obsessive compulsive disorder patients: A single case study[Utilidad clínica de la terapia metacognitiva en pacientes con trastorno obsesivo compulsivo: Un diseño de caso único con replicación directa]. Anuario de Investigaciones de la Facultad de Psicología, III, 41-49. 

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