Areas of Expertise
Male body image and eating disorders; adolescent and young adult development; tobacco and alcohol addictions
Dr. Nicholas Lanzieri received his Master and Doctorate degrees from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work. Before being appointed as faculty, Dr. Lanzieri was the Associate Director of Student Affairs at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study where he provided support and generated programs for students at risk or in academic distress. Prior, he worked at NYU's School of Medicine where he was the program manager in the Section on Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use. He mainly focused on addiction research and in providing cognitive behavioral counseling and motivational interviewing to patients from the Veterans Administration and Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Lanzieri received psychotherapeutic training in eating disorders and body image at the Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia (Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy). He has also worked at Gay Men's Health Crisis where he co-led a body image group for men with HIV/AIDS. Prior to his clinical and research work. Dr. Lanzieri was a professional development specialist at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where he assisted lawyers in their professional development by meeting career goals and milestones.