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Alice Pozzi, PsyD

Fellow in Psychology

Alice Pozzi, PsyD

Fellow in Psychology

Education

  • PsyD from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • One-year program in modern psychoanalysis at the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis
  • MA in clinical psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University
  • BA in psychology from the University of Miami
Alice Pozzi, PsyD, is a post-doctoral Fellow in psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalytic studies who provides psychotherapy and psychological assessment at the Austen Riggs Center.
Dr. Pozzi has provided psychological assessment and psychoanalytic psychotherapy in various settings, including university and community college counseling centers and intensive outpatient programs for individuals suffering from dual diagnoses. 
During the course of her doctoral education, Dr. Pozzi has developed a deep appreciation for psychoanalytic theory and the role of unconscious intrapsychic and interpsychic phenomena in the development of pathology. Dr. Pozzi also values continued education and the power of belonging to a psychoanalytic community. While pursuing her PsyD at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Pozzi trained at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, and at the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis, NJ. 

Research Interests

Dr. Pozzi's research has focused on the psychoanalytic etiology of suicidality, with a specific interest in the role of separation-individuation processes in the development of suicidal thoughts and behavior in adults. Dr. Pozzi is also interested in studying schizoid functioning and its relation to early disruptions in separation-individuation processes. 

Professional Affiliations & Organizational Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA)
  • Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) at APA