Leonardo Abazia works as a clinical, juridical and psychotherapist psychologist, enrolled in the Campania Professional Order since 1990. He currently works as a Dependent Psychologist in the ASL Napoli I and directs a Master Degree in Psychological Expertise, a Course in forensic Psychodiagnostics, as well as a Clinic on Psychological Appraisals in Naples.
He has a Master Degree in Psychology (MQF 7) achieved at Univeristà degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, where he continued with a four-year specialization as a Psychotherapist. He collaborated as a Psychologist Consultant with the Ministry of Grace and Justice, which lasts 28 years dealing with minors at risk and treatment of deviant minors in prison. He taught Clinical and General Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine in the three-year degrees for Nursing Sciences and at a School of Specialization for Psychotherapists (I.S.P. Institute for the Study of Strategic Psychotherapy).
He has been a lecturer in Juridical Psychology at FORMED and he has been actively involved in the politics of the profession as a counselor of the Order of Psychologists of Campania and for 12 years held the executive position of Secretary General. From the interest in Juvenile Deviance and Legal Psychology and Psychological Expertise, field research as regards penitentiary treatment, preventive interventions around adult and child.
From 2002 to date he has published around 6 volumes concerning the aforementioned matters, as well as a series of documents and interventions in national and international conferences.