Doriana Tinello

PhD Candidate | Clinical Psychologist

Office 118 | Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve 28 | 1205 Genève
+41 (0) 22 3793796

Brief Curriculum Vitae


since 2019 PhD Candidate, Interfaculty Research Center of Gerontology (CIGEV), supported by FNS, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
2016 – 2019 Postgraduate Certificate in Person Centered Approach Psychotherapy-Counselling, Swiss Association for the Person Centered Approach, Fribourg (Switzerland)
2015 – 2016 Postgraduate Certificate in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy, Transactional Analysis Center, Geneva (Switzerland)
2016 Certificate in Bio and Neurofeedback, I- NFBF (Institute of Neurofeedback and Biofeedback), Blonay (Switzerland)
2015 Master in Clinical and Developmental Psychology, University of Geneva (Switzerland)
2013 Bachelor in Psychology, University of Geneva (Switzerland)


Professional Experience

since 2019 Ph Candidate, Project: Cognitive Training in a multidimensional approach, Interfaculty Research Center of Gerontology (CIGEV), University of Geneva (Switzerland)
2018 Research Assistant, Interfaculty Research Center of Gerontology (CIGEV), University of Geneva (Switzerland)
Since 2018 Clinical Psychologist, Neupsy- Psychotherapy and Psychitrist Evaluation Center, Geneva (Switzeland)
2016-2017 Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Practitioner, Endoxa Neuroscience, Vaumarcus (Switzerland)



  1. Tinello, D., Kliegel., M. & Zuber, S. (2021). Does Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Enhance Executive Functions Across the Lifespan? A Systematic Review. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. doi:10.1007/s41465-021-00218-3

  2. Laera, G., Joly-Burra, E., Zuber, S., Ballhausen, N., Künzi, M., Ihle, A., Da Silva Coelho, C., Haas, M., Mikneviciute, G., Tinello, D., Kliegel, M., & Hering, A. (2021). Do executive functions explain older adults’ health-related quality of life beyond event-based prospective memory? Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition. doi: 10.1080/13825585.2021.1989368

  3. Künzi, M., Joly-Burra, E., Zuber, S., Haas, M., Tinello, D., Da Silva Coelho, C., Hering, A., Ihle, A., Laera, G., Mikneviciute, G., Stringhini, S., Draganski, B., Kliegel, M., & Ballhausen, N. (2021). The Relationship between Life Course Socioeconomic Conditions and Objective and Subjective Memory in Older Age. Brain Sciences, 11(61), 1‑16. doi: 10.3390/brainsci11010061 | PDF

  4. Ihle, A., Kliegel, M., Ballhausen, N., Da Silva Coelho, C., Haas, M., Hering, A., Künzi, M., Laera, G., Mikneviciute, G., Tinello, D., & Zuber, S. (2019). Prospective Memory Relates to Attentional Control: Differential Patterns in Old Age. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. doi: 10.1159/000502639