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Ana Florence, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Contact Information

Ana Florence, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Yale University

    319 Peck St

    New Haven, CT 06513

    United States


Ana is a Clinical Psychologist from Brazil with experience in deinstitutionalization of persons who have been in psychiatric hospitals for a long time and the implementation of public community-based mental health services. Her scholarship focuses on the Open Dialogue approach and other dialogic practices, Human Rights/Capabilities, and the role of lived experience in transforming systems, practices and conceptions of mental health. She is currently a Postdoctoral Associate at the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health working in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    State University of São Paulo (2019)
  • MS
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Social Psychology (2016)
  • Fellowship
    Universidade Estadual de Campinas (2013)
  • BA
    Pontificia Universidade Católica de Campinas, Psychology (2011)

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