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Alan E. Fruzzetti, Ph.D.
Program: Clinical Psychology
Phone: (775) 682-8703
Office: Mack Social Science, Room 321
Email: aef@unr.edu
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Main Interests

  • Interpersonal & family models of psychopathology (e.g., borderline personality, depression, suicidality)
  • Relationship between family interaction and individual emotion regulation
  • Interpersonal processes (e.g., role of validating and invalidating behaviors in couple and parent-child interactions, intimacy/distance in couples, domestic violence)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy with individuals, couples and families
  • Mental health systems interventions, training in service delivery, and evaluation
  • Research Advisor & Member of the Board of Directors of the National Education Alliance for Boderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD)
University of Nevada, Reno - Department of Psychology/296
1664 N. Virginia Street Reno, Nevada 89557