About

Christina Biedermann, PsyD
Director of Psychological Testing
Administrative Staff
Therapy Staff

Dr. Christina Biedermann is the Director of Psychological Testing and a clinical psychologist who provides psychotherapy at the Austen Riggs Center.  She attended Davidson College (Davidson, NC) for her undergraduate studies (BA) in psychology and gender studies before earning her doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in 2006.  Specializing in the treatment of trauma, she completed predoctoral training at the Victims of Violence Program at Cambridge Hospital/Harvard Medical School (Cambridge, MA) and the Northampton Veterans' Affairs Hospital, Leeds, MA.  After completing an advanced postdoctoral fellowship in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Austen Riggs Center, she joined the staff in 2010.  She has lectured about Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, the intergenerational transmission of trauma, psychological and neuropsychological testing, and treatment resistance, and is involved in research using psychological assessment measures to identify risk factors for suicidality.  She is an assistant clinical team leader, a Contributing Editor for the Division/Review, a publication of the Division of Psychoanalysis of the American Psychological Association and has a private practice.

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