Experience

Dr. Mazzella is deeply invested in his profession, as a private therapist, an instructor, a researcher, a supervisor, and a mentor to those who are seeking personal and professional growth. He is an active member of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR), a professional association of psychoanalysts formed to promote the advancement of psychoanalysis as a practice and a profession. 

Educational Background                                                                                  

Fordham University
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work, 2005 – 2010

Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR)
Training in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 1997 – 2006

Fordham University
Graduate School of Social Services, dual concentration in Research & Clinical Social Work, 1994 – 1997

Teaching Experience                                                                                         

Transference and Countertransference in Working with the Borderline Patient Rotating Case Seminar
The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, 2018 – present
 
Psychopathology II
Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2015 – present
 
Psychoanalytic Theories of Development II 
Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2011 – present
 
Advanced Technique with Children & Adolescents
Metropolitan Institute for Training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2011 – 2016
 
Psychoanalytic Theories of Development III
The Contemporary Freudian Society, 2012
 
Generalist Social Work Practice I & II
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services – Adjunct Professor, 2010
 
Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services – Adjunct Professor, 2008
 
Social Work Research II
New York University School of Social Work, 2008
 
Social Work Research I
New York University School of Social Work – Adjunct Professor, 2007 – 2011
 
Social Work Practice in Research I
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services – Adjunct Professor, 2007
 
Neurosis
The New York Guidance and Counseling Center, 2005
 

IPTAR Positions                                                                                                 

Member, Scholarship Committee, 2019 – present
Member, Management Committee, 2018 – present
Member, Executive Committee, 2012 – present
Chair, Operations Committee, 2016 – present
Treasurer, 2016 – present
Member, Board of Directors, 2011 – present
Director, Clinical Center, 2012 – 2016
Associate Director, Clinical Center Board of Administrators, 2011 – 2012
Liaison, Child Research Committee, 2002 – 2005
Liaison, Candidates Organization, 2001-2002