Gestalt Therapy Journal - Rivista semestrale di Psicoterapia della Gestalt

2 issues per year, ISSNe 2035-6994

Quaderni di Gestalt has been the Italian journal of Gestalt Psychotherapy since 1985. It is edited by the post-graduate School of Psychotherapy of the Istituto di Gestalt HCC, accredited according to Italian law by the Minister for Universities. The journal gives voice to the ongoing dialogue between the Institute and the Italian and international community of psychotherapists, as well as to the evolution of contemporary theoretical and clinical models. Some of the published articles have been translated. Consistent with the Gestalt psychotherapy method, the journal reflects the spirit of a teaching/learning community by collecting contributions based on different approaches, in the belief that an exchange of different ideas is the best form of science and the best way to define its own boundaried identity. The journal, which takes Gestalt psychotherapy to be based on aesthetic values as an ethic of therapeutic relationship and on the processes of creative adjustment as a principle of health, strives to keep science relevant to everyday life and research relevant to clinical problems. It’s aimed at psychotherapists and professionals involved in therapeutic relationships.

General Editor: Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb
Editorial Coordinator: Elisa Spini
Editors: Dialogues: Luca Pino, Giulia Nora Pappalardo – Lectures: Giuseppe Sampognaro, Alessandra Vela – Gestalt in Action: Elisabetta Conte, Marilena Senatore – Research: Dario Davì, Federica Sciacca – Studies and Applications: Francesco Lotta, Federica La Pietra - History and Identity: Angela Pegna– Reviews: Silvia Tosi – Conferences: Fabiola Maggio
Editorial Assistant: Piera Corriero –Cover Artwork: Elena Pellegrini – Formal Director: Giuseppe Sampognaro – Post-edit: Federica Falco, Emanuele Caldarelli.
Scientific Board: Massimo Ammaniti, M.D. (Dipartimento di Psicologia Dinamica e Clinica, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy); Dan Bloom, Ph. D. (New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy,USA); Bernd Bocian, Ph.D., PTG (Independent Researcher); Eugenio Borgna, M.D. (Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy); Angela Maria Di Vita, Psy.D. (Dipartimento di Psicologia Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy); Anna Fabbrini, Ph.D. (Facoltà di Psicologia dell’Università Cattolica di Milano; Centro Alia – Milano); Elisabeth Fivaz-Depeursinge, Psy.D. (Research Unit of the Centre for Family Study, University Institute of Psychotherapy, University of Lausanne, Switzerland); Ruella Frank, Ph.D. (Center for Somatic Studies, New York); Umberto Galimberti, Psy.D. (Università Ca’Foscari di Venezia, Italy); Vittorio Gallese, M.D. (Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia, Unità di Neuroscienze, Università degli Studi di Parma, Italy –https://www.unipr.it/ugov/person/18110; Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London, United Kingdom); Calogero Iacolino, Psy.D. (Università “KORE” di Enna, Italy – https://www.unikore.it/index.php/it/sc-tec-psi-persone/docenti-del-corso/itemlist/category/2195-prof-calogero-iacolino); Paolo Migone, M.D. (Rivista “Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane”, Parma, Italy); Donna Orange, Ph.D. (Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York, USA); Erving Polster, Ph.D. (Gestalt Training Center of San Diego, CA, USA); Jean-Marie Robine, Psy.D. (Institut Français de Gestalt-thérapie, Paris, France); Carmen Vázquez Bandín, Ph.D. (Centro de Terapia y Psicología – CTP, Madrid, Spain); Gordon Wheeler, Ph.D. (Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA, USA).
Referee Committee: (tutti i membri fanno parte della Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicoterapia dell’Istituto di Gestalt HCC Italy): Ilenia Baldacchino, Psy.D. (Consulente per il Tribunale e la Procura di Siracusa); Stefania Benini, Psy.D. (Centro clinico e di Ricerca in Psicoterapia HCC Italy – Soc. Coop. Soc., Milano); Rosanna Biasi, Psy.D. (Società Italiana Psicoterapia Gestalt – SIPG); Teresa Borino, Psy.D. (Seminario Arcivescovile San Mamiliano, Palermo); Graziana Busso, Psy.D. (Centro clinico e di Ricerca in Psicoterapia HCC Italy – Soc. Coop. Soc., Siracusa); Antonio Cascio, Psy.D. (Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale Ragusa); Pietro A. Cavaleri, Psy.D. (Pontificia Facoltà di Scienze dell’Educazione “Auxilium”, Roma); Francesco Saverio Chianello, Psy.D. (HCC Italy; IPAB di Alcamo); Marialuisa Grech, M.D. (Servizio per le dipendenze – Ser.D., APSS Trento); Roberta La Rosa, Psy.D. (Centro clinico e di Ricerca in Psicoterapia HCC Italy – Soc. Coop. Soc., Milano); Salvo Libranti, Psy.D. (Servizio Dipendenze Augusta, Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale Siracusa); Michele Lipani, Psy.D. (U.O. di Neuropsichiatria infantile dell’Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale di Caltanissetta); Albino Macaluso, Psy.D. (Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale n. 6 di Palermo); Paola Maffi, Psy.D. (Centro clinico e di Ricerca in Psicoterapia HCC Italy – Soc. Coop. Soc., Milano); Luca Magani, Psy.D. (SSD psicologia clinica, SSD neuropsichiatria infanzia e adolescenza, ASL 2 Liguria); Fabiola Maggio, Psy.D. (Società Italiana Psicoterapia Gestalt – SIPG); Teresa Maggio, Psy.D. (AIAS – Associazione Italiana assistenza Spastici, Palermo); Sebastiano Messina, Psy.D. (ONG CIES ONLUS, Roma); Rosanna Militello, Psy.D. (Pontificia Facoltà di Scienze dell’Educazione “Auxilium”, Roma); Maria Mione, Psy.D. (Società Italiana Psicoterapia Gestalt – SIPG); Giuseppe Mirone, M.D. (Direzione Medica del Distretto Ospedaliero CT1 – Ospedali di Acireale e Giarre dell’ASP Catania); Manuela Partinico, Psy.D. (Società Italiana Psicoterapia della Gestalt ‒ SIPG); Luca Pino, Psy.D. (Asl 2 Savonese, Dipartimento di Salute Mentale, S.S.D. Psicologia Clinica); Giancarlo Pintus, Psy.D. (Facoltà di Scienze dell’Uomo e della Società dell’Università “KORE” di Enna); Elisa Profeta, Psy.D. (Consultori della Fondazione Angelo Custode Onlus, Milano); Martina Rossi, Psy.D. (Istituto Gift di Medicina Integrata, Pisa); Valeria Rubino, M.D. (Dipartimento di Salute Mentale dell’Azienda Sanitaria Provinciale di Siracusa); Rachele Sartorio, Psy.D. Ph.D. e AOUP (Ospedale “P. Giaccone” Palermo); Federica Sciacca, Psy.D. (Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione, Università degli Studi di Catania); Giovanna Triberio, Psy.D. (Società Italiana Psicoterapia Gestalt – SIPG); Paola Vianello, M.D. (Associazione di Psicoterapia InContatto, Roma).
Past Editorial Board Members: Daniel Stern, Ph.D. (†(;))

Redazione/Contacts: Istituto di Gestalt HCC Italy, Scuola di Specializzazione in Psicoterapia, via San Sebastiano 38, 96100 Siracusa, tel.: 0931-465668/483646 E mail: info@gestalt.it

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