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Chiara Rafanelli

Full Professor

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY "RENZO CANESTRARI"

Academic discipline: M-PSI/08 Clinical Psychology

Head of Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicologia Clinica

Curriculum vitae

TRAINING

School of Medicine , University of Bologna , Italy (1984-1990). Dissertation: “Cardiac neurosis: a psychosomatic approach”.

Medical Clerkship (1 month) at the Department of Medicine, General Hospital of Athens (Greece) (SISM Grant, Bologna) (1989)

Residency in Clinical Psychology , Department of Psychology, University of Bologna , Faculty of Medicine, Bologna , Italy (1990-1994). Dissertation: “Prodromal symptoms in obsessive compusive disorder”.

Internship at the Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital and Bethlem Royal Hospital of London (U.K) (Supervisor: Professor Isaac Marks) (Comett Grant, Bologna) (5 months) (1993)

PhD Programme in General and Clinical Psychology , Department of Psychology, University of Bologna , Bologna , Italy (1994-1998). Dissertation: “The well-being/distress balance in affective disorders”.

Residency in Psychiatry , University of Bologna , Faculty of Medicine, Bologna , Italy (1990-1994). Dissertation:“Psychiatric aspects of blood-injury phobia”.

2002    Research assistant, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bologna. Bologna, Italy

2006 Associate professor, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bologna. Bologna, Italy

2012 Full professor, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna. Bologna, Italy

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES AND COLLABORATIONS

1997-2000                               Research Assistant. Long term outcome of patients with affective disorders treated by cognitive behavioral methods. Italian Ministry of Health, Mental Health Project (Euro: 110,294)

2001-2002                              Research Assistant. New methods in psychological evaluation in rehabilitation, CNR

2001-2004                               Research Assistant. Mental Health Evaluation. Italian Ministry of Health, Roma. (Euro: 44,117)

2004-2006                               Research Assistant. Psychological well-being in health and disease. MIUR Grant, Roma. (Euro: 58,823)

2007                                        Principal Investigator. Psychological well-being in affective disorders. New psychotherapeutic strategies. University of  Bologna   (ex 60%) (Euro 8,681)

2009  Coordinator of the national project Bando Programma Neuroscienze della Compagnia di San Paolo: “Cognitive-behavioral treatment of depression in patients with acute coronary syndrome” (Euro 347,000)

ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS

2012-Present    Full Professor to Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

2006-2012       Associate Professor to Clinical Psychology, University of Bologna , Faculty of Psychology, Bologna , Italy

2002-2006       Researcher to Clinical Psychology, University of Bologna , Faculty of Psychology, Bologna , Italy

1995-Present    Staff Psychiatrist and Assistant Director, Affective Disorders Program, directed by Giovanni Fava, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy

2002-2008       Professor, “Clinical Methodology,” Faculty of Psychology, University of Bologna , Bologna , Italy

2003-2010       Professor,“Cognitive-behavioral Interventions in Clinical Psychology,” School of Health Psychology , Faculty of Psychology, University of Bologna , Bologna , Italy

2004-2010         Professor, “Clinical Psychology,” School of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna , Bologna , Italy

2006-2007        Professor, “The Rehabilitation in Clinical Psychology,” Faculty of Psychology, University of Bologna , Bologna , Italy

2007-Present     Professor, “Differential Psychopathology,” Faculty of Psychology, University of Bologna , Bologna , Italy

2009-Present     Professor, “Clinical Psychology,” Laboratory of Clinical Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bologna , Bologna , Italy

ASSESSOR FOR JOURNALS

Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (Editorial Board), Psicoterapia Cognitiva e Comportamentale (Editorial Board 1996-2002 and Referee), International Journal of Clinical Practice (Referee), Journal of Affective Disorders (Referee), Psychiatry Research (Referee), The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (Referee); Journal of Psychosomatic Research (Referee), International Journal of Cardiology (Referee), Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia (Referee).

MEMBERSHIP

 Since 2018 is member of the European Association of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatment (EACLIPT).