President, International Psychoanalytical Association
Degree in medicine, specialization in psychiatry, University of Padua.
Member since 1985 of the Italian Psychoanalytical Society. Scientific Secretary then President until 2013.
Elected by wide majority of votes, in 2010, President of the International Psychoanalytical Association, the first Italian to achieve this prestigious, binding office in the organization founded by Sigmund Freud in 1910 and whose members are the 12.000 officially world recognized psychoanalysts.
Author of books published in several languages as well as of 200 scientific publications on national and foreign magazines.
Awarded with the Gradiva prize for his book “Come vento, come onda”