Stefano Poletti

stefano.poletti@phd.unipd.it

Skype address: stefano.poletti5

Emilia-Romagna Order of Psychologists Registration n. 7886

Cycle: XXX

Supervisor: prof.ssa Maria Armezzani

Research Project

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as a Complementary Medicine Approach: A Phenomenological Enquiry on Chronic Patients’ Worldviews

Work History
June -Nov 2018 INSRM – Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, U1028                              Lyon

Post-Doc, CRNL-DYCOG Team, Supervisor: Antoine Lutz                                 

Sept 2016 -Oct 2017 INSERM – Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, U1028                            Lyon

Stage, CRNL-DYCOG Team, Supervisor: Antoine Lutz

Current – Nov 2018 Scientific committee member for the conferences:

Trends in Mindfulness, InToBrain Association, University of Turin

Mindfulness: prospettive di ricerca clinica a partire dalla pratiche contemplative, Modena

Mai et Sept 2017 Formation à l’entretien et à l’analyse micro-phénoménologique avec C. Petitmengin            Paris
May -June 2016 Demetra formation s.r.l.,  Healthcare Welfare Services Communication Teacher                Bologna

Developed goal-orientated psycho-educational activity to improve workers’
efficacy in promoting healthcare insurance plans and services.

Sept 2016 -

Current

Organizational committee member for the 1st and 2nd Social Sciences National PhD Conference, Padua University: Coordinator of the “Religion and Spirituality” and “Economic and Health Policies and sustainability” sessions
May -June 2013 American Health & Wellness Institute                                                                                              Rome
Staff member at the First International Conference on Mindfulness,  La Sapienza University 
March -June 2016 American Health & Wellness Institute                                                                                               Rome
Staff member at the Second International Conference on Mindfulness,  La Sapienza University
Sept 2016 -

Current

Organizational committee member of the first and second Social Sciences       Padua University
National PhD Conference, Coordinator of the “Religion and Spirituality” and “Economic and Health Policies and sustainability” sessions
April -

June 2015

Etic srl Company                                                                                                                               Bologna
Consulting Psychologist: psycho-educational intervention on quality of working relationship and relationships through motivation enhancement and assertive, non-violent communication.
Sept 2014 -

Sept 2015

Middle Schools Prevention                                                                                  Bologna and province
Teacher for programs on dependences acculturation and prevention in middle schools
Oct 2013 -

July 2014

Le Sette Sigarette s.r.l. Company                                                                                                   Bologna
Psychological consultant for the smoking addiction treatmentConsulted with and trained highly skilled mental health and medical staff. Organized clinical interventions and treatment plans for patients suffering from acute smoking addiction.
Sept 2014 Il Circolo dei Lettori                                                                                                                             Turin

Interpreter (from English to Italian) of prof. Henk Barendregt (Nijmegen University) for the Awareness Meditation workshop, Abhidharma and the Sciences of Mind, Turin Spirituality Festival

May 2014

-June 2016

Research assistant in mindfulness-based programs at:

Modena-Reggio Emilia University: Interdepartmental Center for Lung Diseases                                                                                                                                           
Scientific High schools

Carpi Hospital – Oncological Unit – Early Palliative Care Integrative Approach

Modena Hospital Oncological Center – Early Palliative Care Integrative Approach

Sept 2012 -2013 Asia Cultural Association Editorial Board Member: Vacances de l’Esprit summer seminars
 

Interests

Phenomenology, Existentialism, Cognitive Sciences, Neurophenomenology, Philosophy of Mind, Mindfulness-based Interventions, Communication Pragmatics, Neuropsychology, Drug Addictions, Ludopathy, Anxiety Disorders, Psychomotor Awareness, Martial Arts, yoga, Chi-Kung
 

Education

2013 – 2018 Nous Constructivist Post-Rationalist Psychotherapy School                                                      Milan
2014 – 2018 Member of the Emilia-Romagna Order of Psychologists, Registration n. 7886
2013 International center for scientific workshops, Leiden University                                              Leiden
Attendee: Scientific workshop Models of Consciousness and Clinical Implications
2012 University of Bologna: Bachelor of Science: Applied Cognitive Psychology
2010 University of Padua: Bachelor of Arts: Cognitive Psychological and Psychobiological Sciences
2007 Leonardo da Vinci Scientific High Schools: secondary Education Exam                             Bologna
 

Publications

International journals

Poletti S et al. (2018). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Cancer Patients Receiving Early Palliative Care: An Interpretive-Phenomenological Approach. JACM special issue on Integrative Oncology (under review)

Poletti S. (2017). The Transcendental Character of Temporality and the Buddhist Contribution to Time-Consciousness. Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 107–109.

Sgalla G et al. (2015). Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program In Patients With Interstitial Lung Diseases: A Pilot, Single-Center Observational Study On Safety And Efficacy, British Medical Journal, Open Respiratory Research, 2.

Khachouf OT, Poletti S, Pagnoni G (2013). The embodied transcendental: a Kantian perspective on  Neuro-phenomenology. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7:611.

Maur M, et al. (2016). Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in cancer patients: prospective single-centre case-control study (MIND4ME study). Annals of Oncology 27 (Supplement 4): iv92–iv97

Italian journals

Poletti, S.; Giannandrea, A. (2013). Materialismo: dalle cellule al pensiero. pp.554-558. Noncredo – ISSN:2037-1268 vol. 26

Poletti, S; Giannandrea, A. (2014). Dalla Coscienza del Mondo alla Coscienza nel Mondo. pp.54-57. In Noncredo – ISSN:2037-1268 vol. 27 (27)

Poletti, S. (2014). Sui Principi dell’Etica Buddhista. Noncredo – ISSN:2037-1268 vol. 27 (27)

Poletti, S. (2014). La meditazione buddhista e la sua ricerca dell’essenziale.158-161. Noncredo – ISSN:2037-1268 vol. 28

Poletti, S. (2014). L’intreccio tra sofferenza psicologica ed esistenziale: ansia sociale, panico e angoscia esistenziale. pp.267-269. In Noncredo – ISSN:2037-1268 vol. 29

Poletti S. (2016). Potenzialità Della Mindfulness Nell’attenuazione Del Dolore Indipendentemente Dalle Convinzioni E Aspettative, Sintesi dell’articolo pubblicato sul Journal of Neuroscience (November 18, 2015 – 35), Advanced Algology Research – Medicina del Dolore, vol. 10;

Poletti, S.; Palazzo, N. (2016). Fenomenologia dell’esperienza Religiosa Nell’orizzonte Post-Moderno. In Religio, collana di studi del museo delle religioni Raffaele Pettazzoni – “Shaping and Defining the notion of “Religion”

Poletti S, Grassano M (a cura di, 2018). Neuro-Mania come veicolo di conoscenza: il dibattito sui limiti della neuro-riduzione, Cleup, Padova (In press)

Conference presentations

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program in patients with interstitial lung diseases, Mindfulness and Compassion Conference in San Francisco, 2015

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program with psychiatric professionals, Second International Conference on Mindfulness, La Sapienza University, 2016

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program with interstitial lung disease, Second International Conference on Mindfulness, La Sapienza University, 2016

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program for burnout prevention with health professionals, Second International Conference on Mindfulness, La Sapienza University 2016

Yoga therapy with patients affected by dysbiosis, Second International Conference on Mindfulness, La Sapienza University 2016

Narrative Representations and the Lived Experience: the qualitative enquiry on mindfulness, “Constructivist Perspectives on Contemplative Practices. A Phenomenological Approach” symposium; Second International Conference on Mindfulness, La Sapienza University 2016

Why mindfulness works? Why it can be trivialized?, Mindfulness: Educazione e Cura Congress, Istituto Alcide Degasperi, Borgo Valsugana (TN), 22-24 Ottobre 2015

La meditazione nella scienza, nella cura, nella ricerca, round table discussant, “Mindfulness: il cielo della mente” Congress, Villa Igea Hospital, Auditorium G. Fini, Modena, 20 Novembre 2015.

The conscious experience between cognitive neurosciences and neurophenomenology, Bachelor lecture for a General Psychology class, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, 2012

Fenomenologia dell’esperienza religiosa nell’orizzonte postmoderno, congress: Religio: costruzione e definizione del concetto di religione, Velletri 2016

Fenomenologia delle Pratiche Contemplative come intervento di Medicina Complementare, Qualitative Analysis National Forum, Roma Tre, 2016

Protocollo MBSR e tecniche psicocorporee nella gestione del dolore, Mindfulness: tra neuroscienze, psicologia e filosofia orientale. Master in Medicina del Dolore, Advanced Algology Research, Ferrara, 19 November 2017

Poster presentations

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program with interstitial lung diseases, Second International Conference on Mindfulness, Università La Sapienza 2016

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program in patients with interstitial lung diseases: a pilot study, single-center observational study on safety and efficacy, Mindfulness and Compassion Conference in San Francisco, June 2015

MBSR with acute oncology patients: a pilot, single-center observational study on safety and efficacy session “Aspetti psicologici e psico-sociali”, XVIII National Congress AIOM, Rome

MBSR with acute oncology patients: a pilot, single-center observational study on safety and efficacy, Journée des Doctorants SFR Santé Lyon-Est 2016, Université Lyon 1

Conductor of the workshop Teoria e pratica della mindfulness in ambito educativo e ospedaliero; Mindfulness: Educazione e Cura Congress, Istituto Alcide Degasperi, Borgo Valsugana (TN), 22-24 Ottobre 2015

Additional Information
Organizational Experiences: organizer of many scientific conferences sponsored by hospitals, universities, associations and cultural-medical institutions (private and public).

Winner of a narrative regional contest “Il piacere di scrivere” (2005) and of the poetry contest (2007)