Dr. Chiara Vari holds a BSc in Psychology (2009) and an MSc in Clinical Psychology (2010). She completed her PhD in Dynamic and Clinical Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, in 2015.
Chiara’s PhD on “Protective and risk factors in adult patients affected by skin disease” was supervised by Prof. Giulio Cesare Zavattini and Prof. Patrizia Velotti. Her PhD research aimed to shed light on the role of attachment and emotion regulation on disease severity and quality of life in patients affected by psoriasis.
At Katlab, Chiara is facilitating research on interoception and attachment. She is an enthusiastic attendee of the Neuropsychoanalysis meetings (NPSA group) where researchers, clinicians and students join to discuss the links between mind, brain and body.
Currently, Chiara is a Psychodynamic Psychotherapy trainee at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust (London, UK).
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