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Laura Sirri

Associate Professor

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY "RENZO CANESTRARI"

Academic discipline: M-PSI/08 Clinical Psychology

Curriculum vitae

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Department of Psychology of the University of Bologna (Academic discipline: M-PSI/08).

The main areas of research include clinical manifestations of illness behavior and psychological factors affecting medical conditions.

 

Education

1997-2002: School of Psychology, University of Bologna (5-year program)

2004-2007: Ph.D. Course in Psychological Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna (3-year program)

2006-2010: Postgraduate Course in cognitive and behavioral psychotherapy (4-year program) at the Institute for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (ITC; Directors Professor E. Sanavio and Professor P. Meazzini)

 

Qualifications

2002: Bachelor Degree in Psychology. Final mark: 1st class (110/110 cum laude)

2005: Board Certification in the Italian Chartered List of Psychologists

2007: Ph.D. Degree in Psychological Sciences. PhD dissertation awarded as “Best PhD dissertation in 2007” by the Italian Association of Psychology (AIP)

2009: Certificate of Psychosomatic Specialist released by the International College of Psychosomatic Medicine (ICPM)

2011: Psy.D. Degree in cognitive-behavioral therapy at the Italian Association for behavior analysis and modification and cognitive-behavioral therapy (AIAMC). Final mark: 1st class (50/50 cum laude)

2011: Board Certification in the Italian Chartered List of Psychotherapists

2016:  Certificate of “Good practice in cognitive-behavioural therapy” released by the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT).

 

Academic teaching

A/A 2011/2012 Laboratory II of Clinical Psychology (Module A) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena” (30 hours).

A/A 2012/2013 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module A/1) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (10 hours).

A/A 2013/2014 Laboratory “Multidimensional psychodiagnostic evaluation” in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical and Health Psychology, University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara (12 hours).

A/A 2013/2014 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module A/1) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (10 hours).

A/A 2014/2015 Laboratory “Multidimensional psychodiagnostic evaluation" in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical and Health Psychology, University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara (12 hours).

A/A 2015/2016 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module E) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2015/2016 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module F) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2015/2016 Laboratory “Multidimensional psychodiagnostic evaluation” in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical and Health Psychology, University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara (12 hours).

A/A 2016/2017 Module 2 of the Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Expert in Social and Cultural Education, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna,  Campus of Bologna (18 hours).

A/A 2016/2017 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module B) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2016/2017 Laboratory II of Clinical Psychology (Module D/2) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (15 hours).

A/A 2016/2017 Laboratory “Multidimensional psychodiagnostic evaluation" in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical and Health Psychology, University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara (12 hours).

A/A 2017/2018 Module 2 of the Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Expert in Social and Cultural Education, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (30 hours).

A/A 2017/2018 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module B) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2017/2018 Laboratory “Multidimensional psychodiagnostic evaluation" in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical and Health Psychology, University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara (12 hours).

A/A 2018/2019 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Expert in Social and Cultural Education, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (48 hours).

A/A 2018/2019 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module B) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2018/2019 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module C) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2018/2019 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module E/2) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (15 hours).

A/A 2019/2020 Laboratory II of Clinical Psychology (Module A/2) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (15 hours).

A/A 2019/2020 Module 2 of the Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (12 hours).

A/A 2019/2020 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Nursing, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2019/2020 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Dietistic, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2019/2020 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Expert in Social and Cultural Education, Department of Education Studies, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (48 hours).

A/A 2020/2021 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module B) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2020/2021 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2020/2021 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Nursing, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2020/2021 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Dietistic, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2020/2021 Course “Loss and mourning” in the First cycle degree programme in Midwifery, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2021/2022 Laboratory I of Clinical Psychology (Module B) in the Second cycle degree programme in Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Education, University of Bologna, Campus of Cesena (30 hours).

A/A 2021/2022 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2021/2022 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Nursing, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2021/2022 Course "Clinical Psychology" in the First cycle degree programme in Dietistic, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

A/A 2021/2022 Course “Loss and mourning” in the First cycle degree programme in Midwifery, School of Medicine, University of Bologna, Campus of Bologna (24 hours).

 

Scientific Associations Membership

  • Fellow of the Italian Association for behavior analysis and modification and cognitive-behavioral therapy (AIAMC) accredited by the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT).
  • Fellow of the Italian Association of Psychology, clinical and psychodynamic section (AIP).
  • Associate Member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).

 

Collaboration with journals

- Guest Editor of the Thematic Issue “Hypochondriasis: clinical features, assessment and treatment” in Current Psychiatry Reviews.

- Referee:

1. Acta Neurologica Belgica

2. Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health

3. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being

4. Arab Journal of Gastroenterology

5. BMC Psychiatry

6. British Journal of General Practice

7. British Journal of Psychiatry

8. Comprehensive Psychiatry

9. General Hospital Psychiatry

10. Health Psychology Report

11. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

12. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice

13. International Review of Psychiatry

14. Journal of Anxiety Disorders

15. Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine

16. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

17. Journal of Health Psychology

18. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease

19. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice

20. Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

21. Journal of Psychosomatic Research

22. Patient Preference and Adherence

23. Physiology & Behavior

24. PlosOne

25. Psicologia della Salute

26. Psychological Assessment

27. Psychological Medicine

28. Psychology and Health

29. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics

30. SM Journal of Food and Nutritional Disorders

31. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology

32. The Open Psychiatry Journal

33. Trauma & Treatment