Call or e-mail Dr. Pizzi today to discuss how you may be able to benefit from the services of a professional psychologist, and find out for yourself how working with Dr. Pizzi can help you feel happier, improve your relationships, and allow you to live a more satisfying & fulfilling life!
Dr. Pizzi's professional practice is devoted to clinical and forensic psychology, psychotherapy, couple counseling, and clinical sexology. He offers a wide range of customized professional services, ranging from treatment of emotional disorders to relationship and sex therapy, and court-ordered evaluations/treatment to personal coaching and job-related consultations. He is certified as an Imago Relationship Therapist and has received training at the Florida Postgraduate Sex Therapy Training Institute to become a Board-Certified Sex Therapist.
Dr. Pizzi was awarded his Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from Yeshiva University in New York City in 1998, and is licensed as a psychologist in the states of Florida and Michigan. He completed his postdoctoral residency in the inpatient behavioral treatment of adolescent sexual offenders in a suburb of Miami, Florida, where he further expanded his training & specializalized experience in working with the Latino community. He conducted research and received specialized training in New York City with regard to the unique clinical needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) population.
As a forensic psychologist, Dr. Pizzi has been recognized as an expert witness by several courts. He is certified by the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC, as a Psychologist HIV Trainer. He has traveled throughout the United States & Canada, as well as to Europe, Australia, Central & South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico & Cuba. He has a unique passion for Spanish and Latin-American cultures and has studied the dialects, regional influences, and cultural nuances of the Spanish language. He is bicultural and bilingual, possessing oral & written fluency in Spanish.
Dr. Pizzi has spoken on numerous occasions at professional conferences and trainings on a range of topics in psychology, including the provision clinical services to the GLBT community, forensic psychology in the family court system, evaluation & treatment of juvenile & adult sexual offenders, HIV in prisoners with mental illness, treatment of substance abuse & HIV, professional ethics, and Latino Men Who Have Sex With Men (LMSM).
Dr. Pizzi brings a wealth of unique clinical/professional and life experiences, as well as his sense of humor and rare way of connecting with others, to help his patients & clients live happier, healthier, and more satisfying lives. His office on the Miami River provides a welcoming and caring setting with a focus on confidentiality and trust.
Member, American Psychological Association (APA) Member, Florida Psychological Association (FPA) Member, Gay & Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA)
Key Biscayne Magazine
South Florida Gay News (SFGN)
Member, Board of Directors, Switchboard of Miami, Inc.
Member, Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC)