Carrie Ruggieri, LMHC, BCETS

AEDP Psychotherapy

Licensed Mental Health Counselor ~ Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress

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CARRIE RUGGIERI, LMHC, BCETS

390 Broadway  Providence, RI  02806

 

EDUCATION

1985  M.A.     

1980  B.A.      

1975-77       

 

 

CREDENTIALS 

1995             

2003              

 

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

7/19                 

2007                 

                                                      

ADVANCED TRAINING 

4/19-7/19 

    

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9/16-4/17       

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5/09-11/09

6/19-20/07   

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CLINICAL EXPERIENCE & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 

2019:   

       

     

2018: 

               

6/2013 -

9/06-

 

 

 

 

 

   

9/10-2012

 

 

 

 

    

12/05-3/09

 

 

 

   

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RESEARCH EMPLOYMENT 

2/91-1/93

 

 

 

 

      

9/84-5/90  

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/82–5/83

 

 

 

     

                                                                      

CLINICAL TRAINING 

9/94-12/96 

 

 

 

   

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CH: Certified Hypnotherapist:  National Guild Hypnosis Certification

BCETS:  Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

New School For Social Research (Clinical Psychology)

Rider College (Psychology)   

Lesley College: Special Education (LD & ED classroom training)

LMHC: License in  Mental Health Counseling (#00055)  State of Rhode Island

LMHC: License State of Florida (inactive)

AEDP Institute

Associate Editor: Journal Transformance

AEDP ESSENTIAL SKILLS I & II and AEDP IMMERSION COURSE:

Experiential Assistant for clinical training

HEART IN HAND: EQUESTRIAN PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT/ EQUINE FACILITATED PSYCHOTHERAPY

Private practice extension

Facilitate experiential practices for equestrians to enhance performance and alleviate performance anxiety.  Experiential psychotherapy facilitated by equine-human interaction.  www.heartinhandequine.com

PRIVATE PRACTICE 

Psychotherapist     

Adult and adolescent and child psychotherapy practice. Specializing in trauma, grief, and adults abused as children (complex trauma). Forensic trauma evaluations, on-site critical incident intervention, asylum evaluation.  Hypnosis & Emdr for performance enhancement, pain management, fears, and addictions.          

National Guild of Hypnosis: Hypnotism Certification Training

PHR (Physicians for Human Rights): Asylum Evaluator Training           

Columbia University Asylum Clinic

AEDP Advanced Essential Skills: SueAnne Pillaro

AEDP  Level III (certification process) core training: Natasha Prenn, LICSW

AEDP Level II :  core training.. Eileen Russell, Ph.D.

AEDP Level I:  core training. Kari Glieser  Ph.D.     

AEDP IMMERSION COURSE: (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic
Psychotherapy Focus on Treating Attachment Trauma. Diana Fosha, Ph.D. Instructor

 

SENSORIMOTOR PSYCHOTHERAPY LEVEL I GRADUATE.  Pat Ogden, PhD, Instructor

 

EMDR FOR CHILDREN: Child Trauma Center. Ricky Greenwald, Psy.D.

EMDR:  Module 2 training. Roger Solomon, Ph.D. Instructor

EMDR:  (Eye Movement Desentization Reprocessing)siModule 1 training. Andrew Leeds, Ph.D. Instructor

THE TRAUMA CENTER: Certificate in the Studies of Traumatic Stress, Brookline, MA. Training in the theories and treatment of trauma in children and adults. Under the direction of  Bessel van der Kolk, MD. 

New England AEDP peer interest group

Private practice extension

Organize monthly meetings for licensed psychotherapists interested in learning theory and practice of AEDP -- the integration of neuroscience and attachment research as applied to clinical practice. Provide didactic presentation and guide peer supervision process.

THERESE A. RANDO ASSOCIATES LTD Center for Trauma and Loss, Warwick RI

Psychotherapist            

Provide psychotherapy to children and adults. Specialization in the treatment of traumatic loss and complicated bereavement.

FLOWER AND FIFTH AVENUE HOSPITAL, NY

Practicum                          

Administered and evaluated psychological test batteries, conducted psychotherapy with developmentally disabled children and adults. Training  included: seminars in psychological testing, analytic theory and treatment, and behavior modification. Supervisor: Jack Finkelmen, Ph.D.

THE CENTERS, Ocala, FL

Psychotherapist

A community mental health center, providing individual and group psychotherapy to adult patients with schizophrenia, bipolar and schizoaffective disorders.       

MARION COUNTY EQUINE FACILITATED MENTAL HEALTH, Ocala, Fl.

Volunteer                          

Assisted in EFMA provided to adolescent girls. Marilyn Sokolov, PhD.Director

PRIVATE PRACTICE, Providence, RI 

Psychotherapist

Provided infant-parent psychotherapy, family therapy, and individual therapy with children and adults. Parent counseling, forensic parenting, and custody evaluations. Specialization in reunification/separation issues concerning foster children and late adopted children, bereavement, emotional, behavioral, and attachment disorders. Affiliations: Providence Psychological Associates (group practice 1995-97), Therese A.Rando Associates (specialty practice in bereavement and traumatic loss 6/95-6/96).

CASIMIR PULASKI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, New Bedford, MA:

School-based  Psychotherapist

Provided child psychotherapy, parent counseling, teacher consultation and behavior  planning for children with behavior disorders in a self-contained classroom. Conducted social skills training and conflict resolution groups.

STEPPING STONE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE, Brooklyn, NY

Residential Supervisor                        

In 150 bed residence for adults with schizophrenia provided clinical supervision to direct care staff, supervise overall treatment planning and liaison work, design staff training,  organize and supervise rehabilitation groups, intake, and hiring.  Supervisor: Yves Ades, Ph.D. (Program Director)

STEPPING STONE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE, Brooklyn, NY

Sr. Case Manager/ Team Coordinator           

Responsible for coordination of treatment services to adult psychiatric patients along with crisis intervention and supportive treatment. Supervise team and overall administration of floor consisting of 30 clients. Co-lead Resident Government, creator, and co-leader of the group for clients non-                               compliant with day program.  Yves Ades, Ph.D.  

BERKELEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, NYC

Instructor:   Introduction to Psychology 

WHITMAN INSTITUTE FOR COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPYBrooklyn, 

Psychotherapist/ Diagnostician             

Conducted individual long term psychodynamic psychotherapy and play therapy, for children, adolescents, and adults. Administered and evaluated psychological test batteries, intake interviews, case conferences.  Supervisor: Sidney Jortner, Ph.D. ‘82-'85  (NPAP); Sara Lundberg, MA Child Supervisor               (N.Y. Freudian Society) '85-'86; Yves Ades, Ph.D. ‘86-'89.    

INFANT-PARENT RESEARCH LAB, WOMEN AND INFANTS HOSPITAL, Providence, RI

Research Associate

As part of NIMH research, studying effects of attachment style on social competence in children, developed, in collaboration, "Social-Play Styles", a rating scale measuring the quality of social interaction toddlers.               Administered Bayley’s, Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales, and  Social play interviews to 20-24 mo. old children. Rated home visit videotape data for maternal sensitivity.  Rated "Working Model of the Child  Interview"  Interviews using an object relations rating scale. Participant in Brown                                         University Bradley Research Seminar, Infant Behavior Clinic, and Psychosocial Rounds at Women and Infants Hospital. Principal Investigator: Charles Zeanah, M.D (Professor of Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine).

MARGARET S. MAHLER OBSERVATIONAL RESEARCH NURSERY, New School for Social  Research, NY

Research Assistant

Member of research team studying possible differences in the separation-individuation line  of development in children cared for by mothers  substitute caregivers Conducted daily  toddlers play group, co-led discussion with seminar students relating observations to theory, co-led parents group, coded videotape data, attended meetings with Dr. Margaret Mahler and her research group.                        Supervisor: Patricia Nachman, Ph.D. (Director).

NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH, NY

Research Assistant                             

As member of research team studied family dynamics in psychosomatic illness. Conducted literature reviews and presented review papers to research team. Principal Investigator: Mary Joan Gerson, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology).

PROVIDENCE PARENT-CHILD CENTER, Providence, RI

Seminar                              

Clinical case studies of infant-parent psychotherapy with Laurence Hirshberg, Ph.D.  (Assistant Professor, Brown University School of Medicine).

INFANT BEHAVIOR CLINIC, Women’s and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI

Seminar                             

Observed psychiatric interviews of parents and their infants (0-3 years). In a group training  forum,  participated in formulating diagnosis and treatment plan, followed by discussion. Professor and Supervisor: Charles Zeanah, M.D. (Professor of Psychiatry, Brown University School of Medicine).

JEWISH BOARD FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES, Brooklyn, NY

Practicum                          

Administered and evaluated psychological test batteries, adult  and child psychotherapy; co-led parent-toddler group. Testing supervisor: Linda Schoeman Ph.D; child therapy supervisor:Richard Baron, CSW (Anna Freud Clinic).

MARGARET S. MAHLER OBSERVATIONAL RESEARCH NURSERY,

New School For Social Research                                                                 

Seminar                           

Observed and documented observations and evaluations of the nursery children with emphasis on their psychological development with-in the mother-child relationship. Conducted intensive home interviews. Instructor: Patricia Nachman, Ph.D. (Director); Research Coordinator: Margaret S. Mahler, M.D.

WHITMAN INSTITUTE FOR COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY, Brooklyn,                          Psychotherapist intern

Adult and child psychotherapy and diagnostic psychological testing      

Supervisor: Sidney Jortner, Ph.D. (NPAP).

BELLEVUE HOSPITAL-BERNARD BARUCH REHABILITATION UNIT, NY

Practicum                          

As part of a multi-disciplinary team evaluated neurologically impaired patients for rehabilitation readiness. Conducted neuropsychological mental status examination and other appropriate assessment procedures. Followed up progress of ward patients and conducted short-term psychotherapy. Training included weekly and individual supervision in psychological testing with Dr.  Coven, Chief Psychologist, Bellevue Psychiatric. Supervisor: Angelo CanedoPhD 

RHODE ISLAND PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH AND TRAINING CENTER, Prov, RI

Summer Intern                             

Collected and evaluated data for reliability testing of the neuropsychological screening test (developed by Edith Kaplin, MD). Supervisor: Robert Becker,MD    

NORTH CENTRAL BRONX PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCY ROOM, Bronx, NY                       Consultation Liaison                   

Conducted Diagnostic Interviews, formulate and arrange disposition, crisis intervention, provided consultation and recommendations to Medical and                                  Pediatric ER  staff. Supervisor: Michael Scimeca,MD (Director)  

PUBLICATIONS AND PAPER PRESENTATIONS

​Ruggieri, C. 2020.  AEDP. Wikipedia

Ruggieri, C, Frederick, R. October 2019: AEDP Transformance Talk Webinar. Interview of Ron Frederick, author of Loving Like You Mean It.

 

Ruggieri,  C., 2019.AEDP Author as True Other: A Successful Application of AEDP Ethos in a Self-Help Book: A Review of Ron Frederick’s Loving Like You Mean It. Transformance Journal.  Volume 9

Carrie Ruggieri, AEDP Transformance Talks Webinar, March 22, 2019. AEDP-Informed Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.  www.aedpinstitute.com

Ruggieri, C. 2018. AEDP-Informed Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Journal Transformance. Volume 8, Issue 2. www.aedpinstitute.org. (log into website- get a password -read the journal article).

Ruggieri, C. 2017. Diana Fosha biography for Wikipedia

 

Ruggieri, C. 2011. Laura Hillenbrand: Author as True Other Inspiring Quantum Resilience. Journal Transformance: Vol. I, Issue 2. www.aedpinstitute.org. 

 

Reporting on Diana Fosha NYC 4/8/11 Seminar: DYADIC MINDFULNESS IN AEDP: GROWING RECEPTIVE AFFECTIVE CAPACITY.” AEDP List Serve April 29, 2011.

 

“Summary of Diana Fosha October 17, 2008 NYC Seminar: AEDP THEORY IN PRACTICE: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CRISIS OF TRANSFORMATION.”  AEDP List Serve. Oct.30, 2008

 

"Diagnosis Treatment of Attachment Disorders. " Full-day workshop, Rhode Island College Continuing Education. March 14,1997

 

"Patterns of Social Relatedness in Low and High-Risk Toddlers." Ruggieri, C., Zeanah, C., Mammen, O.: Paper

presented at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington, DC, October, 1992.

 

“Assessing Social Behavior in Toddlers.” Zeanah, C., Feinstein, C., Mammen, O., Ruggieri, C., Walters, A.: Paper

presented at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington, DC. October, 1992.

 

"Prevention and Management of Violent Behavior," and "Management of Noncompliance:  Case Presentation": Staff training

seminar, Stepping Stone Community Residence, 1990.

 

"A Comparison of Toddlers with Mothers and Non-Mother Caregivers at the Margaret S. Mahler Observational Research

Nursery." Nachman, P., Ruggieri, C. 1985. Schneider’s Children’s Hospital, LI, NY.

 

Epstein, M., Ruggieri, C., Schermerhorn, B. Retrograde amnesia in free recall as a function of priority and "posteriority" instructions. Psychological Reports, 1980, 47, 887-890. 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2019-present: National Guild  for Hypnosis

2017-present:  PHR (Physicians for Human Rights) Asylum Network: Trauma Evaluator

2007-present: AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy): List serve moderator team member, Listserve Transformance Journal discussion moderator, Associate Editor, Journal Transformance.

2007-present: American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

2007-present: EMDRIA (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing International Assoc.):

1996-1997: Rhode Island Professional Society on the Abuse of Children: Legislation and Policy

1995-1996: Rhode Island Mental Health Counselors Association-Board Member assigned to                         Legislation and Policy

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