GIANNI FRANCESETTI

Gianni Francesetti

Psychiatrist (trained by his Mentor Eugenio Borgna to phenomenological psychiatry) and Gestalt therapist (trained at the Istituto di Gestalt HCC, Dir. Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb and Giovanni Salonia). International trainer and supervisor, he has widely published on psychotherapy and psychopathology, exploring original approaches to understanding clinical suffering from a phenomenological and Gestalt therapy viewpoint and proposing new ways for framing particular clinical disorders (including experiences of panic, depression, psychosis, and obsessive-compulsive disorder). He is President of Poiesis. Gestalt Therapy Center of Torino and co-Director of the IPsiG (International Institute for Gestalt Therapy and Psychopathology). He is Past President of the EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy), of the SIPG (Italian Society for Gestalt therapy) and of the FIAP (Italian Federation of Psychotherapy Associations), where he is the Chair of the Committee for Psychotherapist’s Competences. Member of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (AAGT), the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP), and the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR). He lives and works in Turin, Italy.