A licensed psychologist, this #MillenniumLive guest has spent the past 20 years studying human emotions and behavior through the lens of clinical and developmental psychology. Dr. Nirit Pisano, Chief Psychology Officer at Cognovi Labs, advises the team on the emotional processes underlying individual affective expressions and collective behavioral trends. Nirit joins the podcast to share some fascinating stories of her life and career.
Nirit received her B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with Highest Thesis Honors, and earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University. She completed her clinical training at Bellevue Hospital, Jacobi Medical Center, and Bronx Psychiatric Center, and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Pace University’s Counseling Center.
Nirit currently works in private practice with a psychoanalytic lens and a specialization in trauma. She has published a book on intergenerational Holocaust trauma as well as a number of related chapters in edited psychological volumes, and has presented her research at interdisciplinary conferences in the United States and abroad.