Dr. Rainaldi is a licensed psychologist in private practice in the Tampa Bay area, with many years in the mental health field and 15 years of private practice.
She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Fielding Graduate Institute, her Masters in Counseling from the University of Missouri – Columbia, and her B.A. in Psychology from Penn State University.
Before starting her private practice, Dr. Rainaldi worked in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings with adults, adolescents, and children.
She worked with young and middle-aged adults experiencing life transitions at the Center for Counseling and Development and Employee Assistance Program at the University of South Florida, at the University of Missouri Counseling Center, and within the Student Affairs Department of the University of Delaware.
Dr. Rainaldi received intensive training in long-term depth treatment of developmental issues in adults and children, including children 4 years of age and younger, at the Carter-Jenkins Center.
This facility specializes in psychoanalytic treatment and training. Dr. Rainaldi has also worked locally in the intervention and treatment of acute and chronic mental illness at PEMHS and Windmoor Hospitals in Pinellas County.
Dr. Rainaldi graduated Summa Cum Laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
She received the Eastern Colleges Science Award for her research on the brain.
She also received the Frieda Fromm-Reichman Award for her doctoral dissertation on women and sexuality from the Alonso Center for Psychodynamic Studies.
Currently, Dr. Rainaldi supervises Dr. Rosana Marzullo-Dove, a post-doctoral fellow in her private practice. Dr. Rosana Marzullo-Dove can be reached at (571) 447-9878 or at DrMarzulloDove@gmail.com.
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- Tampa Bay Psychoanalytic Society (TBPS)
Dr. Rainaldi uses a depth approach to psychotherapy. She is committed to working with you to fully understand the unique circumstances of your life, developmental history, past struggles, and current challenges.
She has been practicing psychotherapy in the Tampa Bay area for the past 15 years.