Training Program Supervisors and Teachers
The following clinicians are currently supervising or teaching courses for the trainees in our training program.
Cynthia Divino, Ph.D.
Cynthia is a clinical psychologist in private practice, a clinical supervisor for the University of Colorado at Boulder, and the Acting Executive Director of the Boulder Institute for Psychotherapy and Research. She co-teaches the yearlong Psychotherapy Seminar for BIPR Interns and Postdoctoral Students. Dr. Divino also serves on the Training Committee and Research Committee for BIPR. In the past, she has presented both small group seminars and large group presentations for BIPR. Dr. Divino has served as the Assistant Director of the Child and Family Treatment Center of Children’s Hospital of San Francisco and as Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. With co-authors Michael Freedman, Ph.D. and Samuel Rosenberg, Ph.D., she has published a book, Living Well With Asthma. Dr. Divino has a Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley (awarded January 1997). Her research interests are in the area of Affect Tolerance and Modulation, Trauma, and Bipolar Disorder.
Mark Grassman, L.C.S.W.
Mark received his MSW from the University of Denver and post-master’s certificates in adult psychotherapy (Smith College) and child psychotherapy (Colorado Center for Psychoanalytic Studies). A clinical supervisor for the BIPR Training Program, he provides treatment for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Trained in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic psychotherapy, he also incorporates the use of EMDR in his treatment method.
Joan Heron, LCSW
Mary Sue Moore, Ph.D.
Mary Sue is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist and educator in Colorado. She has taught and participated in a variety of clinical research projects in the U.S., U.K., and Australia over the past 25 years. Her research has focused on attachment theory and the impact of trauma on the developing brain. From 1986 to 1988, Mary Sue undertook a Fulbright Research Fellowship in London, where she worked with John Bowlby at the Tavistock Clinic. Moving to Boulder in 1989, she worked as a clinician and consultant at the Mental Health Center of Boulder County while continuing her teaching and research in England. In 1999, she helped found BIPR, where she is pursuing long-standing educational, research and clinical training interests. She is also completing a book for the Analytic Press, Reflections of Self, on the impact of trauma in children’s drawings.
Cristina Scatigno, Ph.D.
Dr. Cristina Scatigno is a clinical psychologist in private practice with office locations in Boulder. She earned her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Boston College in 1997 and doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University in 2009. She specializes in the treatment and evaluation of children and adolescents, ages four and older. Dr. Scatigno has extensive experience in working with victims of child abuse and neglect in a variety of settings including therapeutic foster care and community mental health. She has been trained in cognitive behavioral therapy and has worked in psychiatric inpatient units including Children’s Hospital Colorado and Miami Children’s Hospital. Dr. Scatigno completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship at BIPR in 2011, prior to joining the training committee and becoming a supervisor in 2012. She also specializes in psychological evaluations with a focus on psychoeducational testing and personality assessment. Dr. Scatigno provides supervision to BIPR trainees and leads a professional development seminar.
Rosemary Wrzos, MEd, LPC
Rosemary has 40 years of experience as an educator, counselor and psychotherapist. After receiving her MEd. in Counseling from Northeastern University, she continued her studies at the Smith College School for Social Work, The Colorado Society for Psychology and Psychoanalysis and most recently, the EMDR Institute. She has worked in a wide variety of educational and therapeutic settings in Massachusetts, Minnesota and Colorado. Ms. Wrzos has taught at Northeastern University, and has presented on trauma, attachment and infant brain development to diverse audiences, including teachers, child protection workers and clinicians. Ms. Wrzos holds both the Certification and the Approved Consultant designations from the EMDR International Association. She is currently in private practice in Boulder, specializing in the treatment of trauma, while providing consultation to EMDR professionals.
Dana Castellano, Psy.D.
Dr. Castellano received her Doctor of Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in December 2010. She maintains a private practice in Boulder, where she specializes in providing contemporary psychoanalytically oriented therapy to individuals ranging from adolescence through the life span. After serving on BIPR’s Training Committee, becoming a supervisor and faculty member, she is delighted to serve as the Acting Training Director for the Training Program and Outpatient Clinic. In addition to being a nationally and internationally invited speaker and presenter, she has multiple publications in press. Dr. Castellano is passionate about representing early career psychologists in a variety of ways, and is actively involved with several local, national, and international psychological and psychoanalytic organizations. She was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Association’s Division 39, the Division of Psychoanalysis. She will be the incoming Secretary of the Division’s Executive Committee, with her three-year term beginning in January 2013.