Online IOP for College Students and Emerging Adults in MA

Seth Pitman, PhD

Associate Director of Online IOP

Seth Pitman, PhD

Associate Director of Online IOP

Education

  • BA from Tufts University
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology from The Derner School at Adelphi University
  • Predoctoral Internship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Studies at the Austen Riggs Center
Seth Pitman, PhD, is the Associate Director of the Online Intensive Outpatient Program for College Students and Emerging Adults in Massachusetts at the Austen Riggs Center as well as a psychologist in the program.
Dr. Pitman has provided psychodynamic and integrative psychotherapy services at psychiatric hospitals, community mental health centers, and a university-based clinic, in both individual and group formats. He has also been trained in neuropsychological testing and consultation-liaison psychology services.
Dr. Pitman’s peer-reviewed research articles have focused on the relationship between psychodynamic techniques and therapy outcome, the impact of patient personality factors on the therapeutic process, and trauma. His original research has earned him recognition from APA’s Division 29–Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training.

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy process and outcome
  • Psychotherapy technique
  • Personality assessment
  • PTSD

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Personality Assessment (SPA)
  • APA Division 29 – Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training

Awards & Recognitions

  • Adelphi University, George Stricker Fellowship Award, 2nd place recipient (2015)
  • Division 29, Jeffrey E. Barnett Psychotherapy Research Paper Award recipient (2017)