Dr Mary Ann Bellini

Dr. Mary Ann Bellini practices in Florence  is available for online sessions with Skype or Zoom. She is available for individual, couple, and family therapy. Dr. Bellini is well known in the international community for her experience in counseling with study-abroad university students and cross-cultural couples. In addition to therapy for depression, anxiety, and panic disorder, she is also an expert in hypnotherapy for trauma, chronic pain, and disordered eating behaviors. Your mental wellness is an important priority, especially during this time of Covid-19 when we may have more fear and anxiety about our health and future.

American Psychologist, practicing in Florence, is available for online sessions.

Dr Bellini also teaches self-hypnosis to help with certain psychological problems that have become more pronounced during the lockdown period, such as insomnia and depression.


EMAIL: msmaryasan24@gmail.com

Address: 25 Lungarno Cellini, Florence, 50125, Italy

Cell Phone: +39 3395705988


Areas of expertise and experience:

Major Depression

Anxiety, Phobias, Panic Disorder

Adjustment Disorders

Cross-Cultural Transitions for Students, Couples, Families.

Stress and Time Management

Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Eating Disorders, Body Image Difficulties

Relationship Issues

Chronic Psychosomatic Pain


Dr. Bellini has extensive training in both the USA and in Italy, having studied at the University of R.I. and R.I. Hospital in Providence.

She has professional diplomas from the following institutes:

Institute of Psychosomatic Medicine, University of Rome. Specialization in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology in Psychosomatic Medicine. (Diploma CBT-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

Italian Institute of Psychotherapy and Clinical Hypnosis, Rome. Diploma of Specialization in Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis. ( Dipl. Psychotherapy.)

Professional Societies

National Italian Association of Professional Licensed Psychologists, Rome.

Italian Society of Psychosomatic Medicine, Tuscany Section

Italian and International Societies of Hypnosis

Erickson Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona.


“I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist practicing in Florence. As well as counseling with individuals, couples, and families, I conduct groups in English for stress and acculturation management for study abroad students and international residents.

I also organize and present workshops in “Stereotypes and Living in Italy” and “Focusing on Feeling Good: Utilizing Hypnosis” 

Regarding fees, I try to work out a personal payment plan according to the individual needs. The initial session is free of charge.

I am a provider for the global insurances GeoBlue, Unitedhealth-Global, CISI, and AXA, and Bupa. I also offer student discounts and special fees for long term therapy.