Psychologist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Member of ASP (Association of Psychoanalytic Studies) in Milan and of IFPS (International Federation of Psychoanalytic Societies). He holds a degree in psychology in Padua and a specialization in developmental psychotherapy at the SPP (School of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy) in Milan. He is a member of the KAIROS research group, which deals with the process in psychotherapy, and a member of the SCARABOCCHIO research group, which deals with the use of the dynamic-transformative scribble technique in clinical work. He works at the Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry Operating Unit in Romano di Lombardia (BG) and also works as a psychotherapist and school psychologist. The main research interests are: psychodynamic diagnosis, psychotherapy change factors, the dialogue between neuroscience and psychoanalysis, the development of the dynamic-transformative scribble technique.
Member of the Association for Research in Clinical Psychology (A.R.P.) of Milan.
Main research interests: eating disorders; giftedness in childhood and adulthood; transference, countertransference and therapeutic alliance; hatespeech and counter-narration.
Psychologist, psychodynamic psychotherapist, Ph.D. in Dynamic and Clinical Psychology.
Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization,
University of Padova. Member of the Society for Psychotherapy Research SPR (International and Italy Area Group) and the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP). He has contributed to the Italian translation of the PDM-2. Main research areas: diagnostic assessment and psychotherapy treatment of psychotic disorders; attenuated psychotic syndrome and high risk for psychosis; attachment patterns and mentalization in adolescence.
PhD student in Dynamic and Clinical Psychology at the Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology of the Sapienza University of Rome. His main research interests are: diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of psychotic spectrum disorders, with specific focus on the prodromal phase of schizophrenia; diagnostic assessment in adolescence; interdisciplinary dialogue between neuroscience and psychoanalysis: theoretical, clinical, and research perspectives.
Psychologist, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst candidate, Ph.D. in Dynamic and Clinical Psychology.
Research fellow at the Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome.
Main research interests: diagnosis, assessment and treatment of personality disorders in developmental age; evaluation of the parent-child relationship; developmental psychopathology; gender identity development. In 2019 won the PDM-2 Research Grant awarded by the scientific committee of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, 2nd Edition (PDM-2) and Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (ICDL).
She is member of the EMDR Society in Italy and works as Technical/Psychological Consultants to the Judiciary in the context of family law. She collaborates with the professional studio of Clinical Psychology A.R.P. based in Milan, in which she is committed with diagnosis, treatment of developmental psychopatology and post-traumatic stress disorder, applying EMDR techniques and sensorimotor psychotherapy. She collaborated with the center of Research and Treatment of Psychological Trauma of the Italian Red Cross. Currently she works at CIAI, the Italian Center to the Infancy Help (Centro Italiano di Aiuti all’Infanzia Onlus). She works as psychologist in INCIPIT professional study, of whom she is also a founder.
She was Editor (with Linda Mayes) of the Infancy and Early Childhood (IEC) Section of the new edition of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2).
Her scientific activity concerns: developmental psychopathology, affective and relational development in childhood, diagnostic systems and evaluation methodologies in childhood, relationships between attachment and psychopathology, affective regulation, at-risk parenthood, abuse and maltreatment, intimate partner violence, gender dysphoria.
Her main research areas are: diagnosis, assessment and treatment of personality disorders in adulthood and adolescence; transference, countertransference and therapeutic alliance; psychotherapy process and outcome research.
She was consultant of the “Assessment within the PDM‑2 Framework” Section of the new edition of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2; Lingiardi & McWilliams, 2017). In 2019 she won the PDM-2 Research Grant awarded by the Scientific Committee of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual, 2nd Edition (PDM-2) and the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders (ICDL).