Alda Troncone is a psychologist and licensed psychotherapist with experience in counseling for university students, psychodiagnostic consulting, and psychological support for children, adolescents and adults. She earned a Ph.D. in Behavior and Learning Processes Science, discussing a thesis on psychological reactions to chronic disease. From 2010 to date she has been working as Consulting Clinical Psychology conducting psychological assessment for patients with type 1 diabetes, especially children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems, interventions to improve patients' quality of life, adherence and self diabetes management, education and support to parents, and providing clinical and research consultation to develop research studies on the psychological effects of type 1 diabetes. She has taught courses in Clinical Psychology, she serves as a content expert on dissertation committees for students at various universities, a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals, and has authored and co-authored several publications.
Alda Troncone research activities focusing on psychological effects of chronic diseases (especially type 1 diabetes), human communication regarding perception and decoding of messages in interaction, cognitive processes and behavior in normality and psychopathology.