Jean Pieniadz, Ph.D.

Dialogue Therapy Co-therapist with Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath

Jean Pieniadz, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice at Mansfield Psychotherapy Associates in Burlington, VT. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychiatry resident supervisor at the University of Vermont.  She is Past President of the Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies, past Representative on the APA Council of Representatives, and is a founding and current faculty member on the board of the Vermont Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies. She has been trained in Dialogue Therapy with couples, and currently conducts couples DT alternately with her partner, Joel Shapiro, and with Dr. Polly Young-Eisendrath. Her research and publications have been in the areas of developmental psychology, neuropsychology, feminist pedagogy, and ethics.

Dr. Pieniadz currently serve on the Executive Board of the Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies, serves on their Applied Psychoanalysis Committee (Psychoanalysis & the Arts),  and is Co-Chair of the Bruce A. Gibbard Memorial Lectureship Committee at UVM.

She received her B.A. in Psychology from Clark University, and her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the University of Vermont. She was a research assistant and supervisor in Neuropsychology, and weekly presenter in Neurology at the Boston V.A. Medical Center for four years, and participated in an advanced/post-graduate Neuropsychology assessment course with Edith Kaplan, Ph.D., ABPP/ABCN, from 1996-1998. She has been a licensed Clinical Psychologist—Doctorate in Vermont for 29 years. She has been an adjunct professor at UVM, St. Michael’s College, Trinity College, and Southern New Hampshire University. She completed four years of psychoanalytic psychotherapy course work at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, and completed her psychoanalytic training at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP/NTP) in New York, in 2006.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Pieniadz currently serve on the Executive Board of the Vermont Association for Psychoanalytic Studies, serves on their Applied Psychoanalysis Committee (Psychoanalysis & the Arts),  and is Co-Chair of the Bruce A. Gibbard Memorial Lectureship Committee at UVM.

 

She received her B.A. in Psychology from Clark University, and her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from the University of Vermont.  She was a research assistant and supervisor in Neuropsychology, and weekly presenter in Neurology at the Boston V.A. Medical Center for four years, and participated in an advanced/post-graduate Neuropsychology assessment course with Edith Kaplan, Ph.D., ABPP/ABCN, from 1996-1998.   She has been a licensed Clinical Psychologist—Doctorate in Vermont for 29 years.  She has been an adjunct professor at UVM, St. Michael’s College, Trinity College, and Southern New Hampshire University.  She completed four years of psychoanalytic psychotherapy course work at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, and completed her psychoanalytic training at the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP/NTP) in New York, in 2006.