Professor Ernesto Spinelli
Professor Ernesto Spinelli has gained an international reputation as one of the leading contemporary trainers and theorists of existential analysis as applied to psychology and psychotherapy and, more recently, the related arenas of coaching and conflict mediation. He is a Fellow of both the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), a UKCP registered existential psychotherapist and an APECS accredited executive coach and coaching supervisor.
In 1999, Ernesto was awarded a Personal Chair as Professor of psychotherapy, counselling and counselling psychology and in 2000 was awarded the a BPS Division of Counselling Psychology Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of the Profession.
Ernesto is Director of ES Associates, an organisation dedicated to the advancement of psychotherapy, coaching, and supervision through specialist seminars and training programmes. His most recent book, Practising Existential Psychotherapy: The Relational World (Sage, 2007) has been widely praised as a major contribution to the advancement of existential theory and practice and is currently being prepared for a 2nd Edition. His previous books include: The Interpreted World: an introduction to phenomenological psychology, 2nd ed (Sage, 2005); Demystifying Therapy (PCCS, 2006); Tales of Un-knowing (PCCS, 2006); and The Mirror and The Hammer: challenging therapeutic orthodoxies (Sage, 2001).
Publications by Professor Ernesto Spinelli:
- Practising Existential Therapy: The Relational World
- Experiencing Change: A Phenomenological Exploration
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