Nirit Pisano, Ph.D.
Chief Psychology Officer
Nirit Pisano, Ph.D., is the Chief Psychology Officer at Cognovi Labs. A licensed psychologist, Nirit has spent the past 15 years studying human emotions and behavior through the lens of clinical and developmental psychology. Nirit advises the Cognovi Team on the emotional processes underlying individual affective expressions and collective behavioral trends. Nirit received her B.A. in Psychology from Tufts University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with Highest Thesis Honors. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University. Nirit fulfilled her clinical training at Bellevue Hospital, Jacobi Medical Center, and Bronx Psychiatric Center, and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Pace University’s Counseling Center. She currently works in private practice with a psychoanalytic lens and a specialization in trauma. Nirit has published a book on intergenerational Holocaust trauma as well as a number of related chapters in edited psychological volumes. She has presented her research at interdisciplinary conferences in the United States and abroad.