Velleda Ceccoli Ph.D. CV


Certificate in Psychoanalysis – 1995
NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychoanalysis
New York, New York

Doctor of Philosophy – 1987
Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas

Internship – 1986-1987
Clinical Psychology Intern. Bellevue Hospital – NYU Medical Center.
APA approved Clinical Psychology Internship.

Master of Science – 1981
Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

Bachelor of Arts – 1978
St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, Texas




IARPP – Toronto 2015

Paradise Lost: What is Most Dangerous About Our Method. Discussion paper as part of a panel on sexual boundary violations.

ISIPSE – Milan 2013

The Neurobiology of Affect. Lecture.

NYU Relational Track Series – 2013

Speaking in Tongues: Language in Psychoanalysis. Presentation and lecture.

ISIPSE – Milan 2012
Building Bridges.  Discussion paper as part of a panel.

IARPP – New York 2012
Art and Human Experience: Fleshing Out What Our Words Can Only Hint At.
Discussion of Ramon Riera’s “Poetic words as a guide to experiencing elusive emotions: The poetry of Salvador Espriu.”

ISIPSE – Milan 2011
The Echo System: Affective Resonance and Reparation.  Clinical and theoretical presentation.

IARPP – Madrid 2011
Interpretation Between Adults: Erotic Narratives in Treatment. Paper presented as part of a panel.

APA, Div. 39, New York 2011
Free Interpretation and Free Association: The Orchestration of Psychoanalytic Dialogue. Paper presented as part of a panel.

COPAT – Committee on Psychoanalytic Addictions Treatment – 2008
Eros Unbound. Discussion paper presentation.

APA, Div.  39, Toronto – 2007
The Play is the Thing: Rediscovering Wonderland.
Paper presented as part of a panel.

AIP – The American Institute of Psychoanalysis – 2007
The Concept of Play and the Psychoanalytic Process.
Discussion paper.

IAARP Conference – 2002
Variations on a Dialogue: A Tribute to Stephen A. Mitchell.
Documentary Film on Dr. Mitchell.

NYU Postdoctoral Program Conference – 2000
In Celebration of Emmanuel Ghent”.
Documentary Film on Dr. Ghent.

APA, Div. 39, New York -1999
Mothers as Mentors. Roundtable Discussant.

AIP – Karen Honey Lecture on Feminine Psychology -1999
Women and Desire.  Invited talk.

APA, Div.39, Boston -1998
The Construction of Desire: Entwinements Between Women.
Paper presented as part of a panel.

SPI – Suffolk Psychoanalytic Institute – 1997
When A Man Needs A Woman: The construction of male desire in the analytic relationship.
Paper presented as part of a panel.

APA, Division 39, Denver – 1997
Beyond Milk and the Good Breast: Reconfiguring the maternal
function in psychoanalytic dyads.
Paper presented as part of a panel.

EGPA – Eastern Group Psychotherapy Association, Washington D.C. -1994
Analyst’s Countertransference in the Treatment of  Sexual
Abuse Survivors.
Group Workshop.

AGPA – American Group Psychotherapy Association, San Diego, CA. – 1993
Group Transference and Countertransference in the Treatment of Incest.
Group Workshop.


Ceccoli, V. (1987) Relationship Between Cognitive Functioning as Measured by WISC-R IQ and Rorschach Data of Referred Hispanic Children. Unpublished Doctoral Thesis.

Ceccoli, V. (1981) Bilingual Memory for Multiplication and Order Information. Unpublished Masters Thesis.


Psychology Extern – 1984 -1986
Psychology Clinic, Texas A & M University

Psychology Extern – 1981
Houston/Galveston Family Institute- University of Texas
Medical School at Galveston – Galveston Women’s Shelter


Private Practice – 1987-Present

Associate Editor – Studies in Gender & Sexuality – 2012 – Present

Associate Editor – Psychoanalytic Dialogues – 2000-Present

Faculty. Mitchell Relational Center – 2003-Present

Faculty, Training and Supervising Analyst – 1997-Present
American Institute of Psychoanalysis/Karen Horney Clinic

Adjunct Clinical Faculty – 1990-Present
New York University Medical School

Adjunct Clinical Supervisor – 1992-1995
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology- Yeshiva University

Senior Psychologist – 1990-1992
Bellevue-NYU Medical Center- Pediatric Psychiatry

Senior Psychologist – 1989-1990
Lincoln Hospital/Bilingual Program

Staff Psychologist/Clinical Faculty – 1987-1989
University of Texas Medical School – Trauma Unit

Associate Professor – 1987-1989
Trinity University

Psychological Associate – 1984-1985
Private Practice

Adjunct Instructor – 1984-1985
Texas A & M University

School Psychologist – 1983-1984
San Antonio Independent School District

Child and Family Therapist – 1982-1983
Mexican American Unity Council

Adjunct Clinical Faculty – 1982-1983
Our Lady of the Lake University

Child Care Worker – 1978-1980
San Antonio Children’s Center


Psychoanalytic Dialogues
NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis
American Institute of Psychoanalysis
Mitchell Relational Center
American Psychological Association
New York State Psychological Association
National Register of Health Service Providers
NYU Psychoanalytic Society
NYC Trauma Volunteer