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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, facilitation and conflict mediation. He is a UKCP registered existential psychotherapist, a Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) as well as an accredited executive coach and coaching supervisor. In 1999, Ernesto was awarded a Personal Chair as Professor of Psychotherapy, Counselling and Counselling psychology. Ernesto is Director of ES Associates, an organisation dedicated to the advancement of psychotherapy, coaching, facilitation and mediation 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). Ernesto Spinelli


Past and present Confer events
Advances in Relational Psychotherapy
Online module

Working Therapeutically with Uncertainty - An Existential Perspective
Saturday 1 March 2014

Relatedness, Uncertainty and Anxiety: The Practice of Contemporary Existential Psychotherapy
Saturday 19 January 2013

Live Supervision
Friday 24 April 2009
Therapeutic Alliance
10 Wednesday evenings from 9 April 2008





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