Livio Provenzi

Born in Milan, Italy




2012 - 2016 PhD in Psychology

UCSC, Milan (Italy)

2011 - 2015 PsyM in Relational Psychoanalysis

SIPRe, Milan (Italy)

2012 Specialization in Collaborative Assessment

Therapeutic Assessment Institute, Austin (TX, USA) 

2008 - 2010 MSc in Clinical Psychology

UCSC, Milan (Italy)

2006 - 2008 Bachelor in Developmental Psychology

UCSC, Milan (Italy)

Research experience

Since 2019 Researcher

IRCCS Mondino Foundation, Pavia (Italy)



2016 - 2019 Post-Doc Researcher

Scientific Institute IRCCS Eugenio Medea, Bosisio Parini (Italy)

2015 Visiting researcher

University of British Columbia, Vancouver (BC, Canada)

2010 - 2015 Research assistant

Scientific Institute IRCCS Eugenio Medea, Bosisio Parini (Italy)

Clinical practice

Since 2018 Psychotherapist, Psychoanalysi

Private practice, Milan (Italy)

Since 2016 Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst

AGRES Onlus, Massina di Cislago (Italy)

2016 - 2017 Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst

ALOMAR, Varese (Italy)


2010 - 2015 Clinical psychologist (autism therapy)

AGRES Onlus, Massina di Cislago (Italy) 

Grants & Awards

2018 Most Valuable Paper on Assessment or Diagnosis

Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

2018 Pediatric Research Early Career Investigator Highlight

Pediatric Research (Nature)

2017 Ricerca Finalizzata '16 (role: co-PI)

Italian Ministry of Health

2017 Premio Fondazione Giorgio Pardi

SIMP, Napoli (Italy)

2016 Hacking Health Italia Award

Hacking Health Hackathon, Milan (Italy)

2015 Progetto Professionalità Ivano Becchi

Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lombardia, Pavia (Italy)



Since 2018 - Separation and Closeness Experiences in Neonatal Environment (SCENE) study group

Since 2018 - Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)

Since 2017 - Italian Psychological Association (AIP)

Since 2017 - International Congress of Infant Studies (ICIS)

Since 2009 - Italian Board of Licensed Psychologists

Other scientific contributions

2019 - Reviewer for the Polish National Science Centre (NCN)

2018 - Reviewer for the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

2018 - European Commission

Research Expert for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF)

Since 2018 - Editorial Board Member

Infant and Behavior Development

Since 2017 - Associate Editor

Frontiers in Developmental Psychology

Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement

For a complete overview of editorial contributions, please see my Publons page.