Gianni L. Faedda, MD, is a psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist with an extensive background in research and treatment of manic-depressive illness. Dr. Faedda trained at the Lucio Bini Center in Cagliari and Rome, then at Harvard's McLean Hospital. In 1991 he completed a Fellowship in Psychopharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. From 1992 to 1995, he served as the Director of Research in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 1992 he founded and still directs the Lucio Bini Mood Disorders Center of New York.
Nancy B. Austin, PsyD, a graduate of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology School/Child Program at Yeshiva University, has been a child psychologist in New York since 1988. She is also a psychoanalyst, with training from the Westchester Center for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (WCSPP). Austin is currently the associate director of the Lucio Bini Mood Disorders Center of New York, which specializes in research, consultation, diagnosis, and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, adults, and their families.