• Leanne R. Cianfrini, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and Program Director with The Doleys Clinic/Pain and Rehabilitation Center in Birmingham, Alabama. She received her Doctorate in Psychology from the Medical Psychology program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship in pain psychology at the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Cianfrini is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, previous Treasurer of the Alabama Psychological Association, and Past President of the Southern Pain Society. She is coauthor of several book chapters on psychological variables in pain management. Her recent clinical interests focus on heart rate variability biofeedback, reducing sleep disturbance using cognitive behavioral therapy, and understanding the cognitive effects of opioid medication. Dr. Cianfrini teaches the Interviewing course for the UAB Medical Psychology graduate students and accepts them for clinical practica at her private practice clinic.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2004
  • Bachelor of Social or Behavioral Science in Psychology, State University of New York System : College at Geneseo 1996
  • Full Name

  • Leanne Cianfrini