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Marsha Lee Vannicelli


Dr. Vannicelli is a Clinical Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, an attending psychologist at McLean Hospital and a Fellow in the American Group Psychotherapy Association. She currently also teaches 3 group therapy courses at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology and is in private practice in Cambridge, MA.

For many years, she was a consultant and peer reviewer for the National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse (NIAAA), and is currently on the board of the American Academy of Health Care Specialists in the Addictions. For twenty years, she was also Director (and founder) of the Appleton Substance Abuse Clinic at McLean Hospital. She has published more than 50 publications including two Guilford Press books: Group Psychotherapy with ACOAs: Treatment Techniques and Countertransference Considerations; and Removing the Roadblocks: Group Psychotherapy with Substance Abusers and Family Members. She has lectured on group psychotherapy and on the treatment of alcohol abusers and their family members at various national forums including the National Football League, and internationally, including: Yugoslavia, Belgium, Brazil, Norway, Mexico, Holland, Northern Ireland, England, Israel, and Canada.

More information about Dr Vannicelli can be found on her webstie at http://www.marshavannicelli.com .

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  1. Vannicelli M. Supervising the beginning group leader in inpatient and partial hospital settings. Int J Group Psychother. 2014 Apr; 64(2):144-63. PMID: 24611699.
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  2. Vannicelli M. A dualistic model for group treatment of alcohol problems: abstinence-based treatment for alcoholics, moderation training for problem drinkers. Int J Group Psychother. 2002 Apr; 52(2):189-213. PMID: 11928199.
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  3. Vannicelli M. Leader dilemmas and countertransference considerations in group psychotherapy with substance abusers. Int J Group Psychother. 2001 Jan; 51(1):43-62. PMID: 11191594.
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  4. Vannicelli M. Dilemmas and countertransference considerations in group psychotherapy with adult children of alcoholics. Int J Group Psychother. 1991 Jul; 41(3):295-312. PMID: 1885249.
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  5. Gunderson JG, Frank AF, Katz HM, Vannicelli ML, Frosch JP, Knapp PH. Effects of psychotherapy in schizophrenia: II. Comparative outcome of two forms of treatment. Schizophr Bull. 1984; 10(4):564-98. PMID: 6151246.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  6. Stanton AH, Gunderson JG, Knapp PH, Frank AF, Vannicelli ML, Schnitzer R, Rosenthal R. Effects of psychotherapy in schizophrenia: I. Design and implementation of a controlled study. Schizophr Bull. 1984; 10(4):520-63. PMID: 6151245.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  7. Vannicelli M, Shaak M, Nahor A. Nontransitional residential care: a two year follow-up of a successful community. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 1979 Jul; 49(3):522-526. PMID: 474738.
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  8. Vannicelli ML. Mood and self-perception of alcoholics when sober and intoxicated. I. Mood change. II. Accuracy of self-prediction. Q J Stud Alcohol. 1972 Jun; 33(2):341-57. PMID: 5033135.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.