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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.

FABIA BANELLA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Psychologist, psychodynamic/psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Ph.D. in Dynamic & Clinical Psychology. She has a Post-graduate training in Infant-Parent Mental Health (University of Massachussets, Boston). She teaches Child and Adolescent Psychopathology at St. John’s University in Rome and Clinical Psychology at Tor Vergata University, and she is a Founder and Trainer of the Italian Touchpoint Brazelton Training Center for Providers who work with children and families. Her main research areas are among child development, with a specific focus  affect regulation, early parent-infant interactions, neurobehavioral development, regulatory disorders and prematurity. She was consultant of the “Infancy and Early Childhood” Section of the new edition of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2; Lingiardi & McWilliams, 2017).

 

sychologist and psychodiagnostic, specializing in analytical psychotherapy at the Italian Center of Analytical Psychology (CIPA) in Milan.

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.

TOMMASO BOLDRINI
TOMMASO BOLDRINI

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.

EMANUELA BRUSADELLI
PUBLICATIONS
emanuela.brusadelli@gmail.com
Psychologist, Individual and Group Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, is Lecturer of Clinical Psychology at the University of Wollongong Australia. Supervisor of psychologists in training and Expert in Psychodiagnosis, She’s member of the Society for Psychotherapy Research SPR (International and Italy Area Group), of the Society for Personality Assessment, and of the Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology (APA Div. 39). Her research interests are Testing and Assessment, Dimensional Models, Severity, Treatment Planning and Effectiveness, Obesity and Eating Disorders, Malingering, Groups.
GIUSEPPE CAFFORIO
Psychologist, Psychotherapist. Working for the S.S. Psychology – A. Unità Sanitaria Locale Regione – Valle D’Aosta (Local Public Health Unit). Professor in charge at the University of Valle d’Aosta where he has taught: “The diagnosis of the personality disorder trough the diagnostic instruments” and “The Psychology Service in the National Health Service”. He is currenthy teaching “Diagnostic Methods and Fundamentals of Psychopathology”.  Trainer and supervisor of professional health groups.
GIUSEPPE DI CICILIA

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.

ALESSANDRO FORTUNATO

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 psychologist, child psychotherapist and expert in psychodiagnostic evaluation. She has been Adjunct Professor at the University of Valle d’Aosta and Bicocca, University of Milan. She offers training in psychotraumatology and psychodiagnostics in public and private contexts.
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.
Associate Professor of Dynamic Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology, University “N. Cusano”, Rome. Psychodynamic psychotherapist, his clinical activity is focused on diagnosis and treatment of Feeding and Eating Disorders, Anxiety Dirsorders and Personality Disorders. He’s member of the Society for Psychotherapy Research SPR-Italy Area Group. His main research topics are focused on psychotherapy process and outcome, on group therapy process and on the study of personality traits in patients with eating disorder and in obese patients

 

Psychologist, Ph.D. in Dynamic and Clinical Psychology, Research Fellow at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. Member of the International Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) and Italian Association of Psychology (AIP). Research interests: therapist variables; therapist effects in psychodynamic psychotherapies; therapeutic relationship; diagnosis, assessment and treatment of personality disorders; diagnosis and assessment of feeding and eating disorders. Consultant of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual – Second Edition (PDM-2, M Axis).
ELEONORA PIACENTINI
piacentini
PUBLICATIONS
eleonora.piacentini@gmail.com
Clinical psychologist. She is completing the training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and has been working from years in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation with patients suffering from psychotic and personality disorders. She collaborates with the Chair of Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis, Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome. She is the organizational coordinator of the new edition of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2).
Psychologist and psychotherapist. Full Professor of Dynamic Psychology (M-PSI / 07) at the Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome. Ordinary Member and since 2018 Member of the Board of the SPR-Italy (Society for Psychotherapy Research – Italy). Member of the World Association of Infant Mental Health (WAIMH). Member of the Italian Association for Infant Mental Health (AISMI) and since 2017 Member of the AISMI Board.

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.

 

GUIDO TAIDELLI
taidelli
 

 

ANNALISA TANZILLI
PUBLICATIONS
annalisa.tanzilli@uniroma1.it
Psychologist, psychodynamic/psychoanalytic psychotherapist. Ph.D. in Dynamic, Clinical and Developmental Psychology. Research fellow at the Department of Dynamic and Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, University of Rome, Italy.

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).

PhD and PsyD, is full professor in developmental psychopathology and psychological assessment at the Turin University He was Deputy director of the Scuola di Studi Superiori (SSST) and now is Head of the Psychology Department. He teached at the University of Padua and Aosta where he has been Dean of the Psychology Faculty since its foundation. He was Deputy President of the Italian Psychology Association (AIP), member of the NAC Psychotherapy of IFPA, member of the European Rorschach Association (ERA), associate member of the Society of Personality Assessment, he has been also secretary of the italian panel of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR). He lives in Turin, Italy.