Ernesto Spinelli

Ernesto Spinelli

Professor Ernesto Spinelli has gained an international reputation as a leading contemporary trainer and theorist of existential analysis as applied to psychology and psychotherapy as well as the related arenas of coaching and conflict mediation. He is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) 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. In 2000, he was given the BPS Division of Counselling Psychology Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of the Profession. And in 2019, Ernesto received the BPS Award for Distinguished Contribution to Practice. His widely praised book, Demystifying Therapy is also published by PCCS. Currently, Ernesto maintains a private therapeutic and supervisory practice and provides specialist seminars and masterclasses around the world.

Books by Ernesto Spinelli

Tales of Un-knowing: Therapeutic encounters from an existential perspective

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Ernesto Spinelli is one of the leading exponents of existential therapy today and one of its most brilliant practitioners. Rather than expounding a set of theories, Spinelli here gives an account of some of the most unforgettable therapeutic encounters that he has experienced during his professional life. His method comes to life in a way that is compelling and often…

Demystifying Therapy

  • £17.99
During the last decade, as public awareness of the role of therapy has increased, so too has criticism of specific approaches to therapeutic practice. In this book, Dr Spinelli examines the assumptions of his profession. He argues that in seeking to cure, heal, educate, free and change the client, in seeking to promote ‘mental health’, psychotherapists and counsellors…