Ricardo Bianco Ricardo Bianco, PsyD

ricardo_bianco@williamjames.edu

Role(s)

  • Assistant Professor
  • Coordinator of Concentrations
  • Director, Counseling in Health & Behavioral Medicine Program

Degrees

  • PsyD in Clinical Psychology, William James College (Newton Massachusetts)
  • MA in Counseling Psychology, Boston College (Newton, Massachusetts)
  • BS in Science Economics, Pontificia Universidade Catolica (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
  • Diplomate in Logotherapy, Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy (Abilene, Texas)
  • Pastoral Counseling, Humberto de Campos Spiritual Center (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Teaching

  • Diversity, Difference & Inclusion
  • Principles of Cognitive Therapy
  • Theories in Counseling & Psychotherapy
  • Clinical Skills and Practicum I
  • Practicum II
  • Psychopathology
  • Introduction to Counseling in Medical Settings
  • Behavioral Medical Interventions

Research and Practice Interests

  • Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
  • Behavioral health
  • Multicultural and immigration issues
  • Integrative approaches to psychotherapy under the bio-psycho-social-spiritual model

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified/Diplomate in Logotherapy (Existential-Meaning-Centered Therapy)

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Private practice – Boston Behavioral Medicine (Brookline, Massachusetts)
  • Supervisor – Behavioral Health & Health Psychology
  • Board of Directors, Project Citizenship (Boston, Massachusetts)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association
  • American Psychological Association (Division 38)

Community Engagement

  • Brazilian Consulate of Boston
  • Several engagements related to the Brazilian community in New England including key-note speaker, workshops, TV/Radio/Newspaper interviews