ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

DIALOGUES on the SEARCH FOR MEANING in EXISTENTIAL THERAPY

Ernesto Spinelli & Gianfranco Buffardi

PSICOTERAPEUTA A LONDRA

An article in Italian for one of the publications of CISP, Rome.

A Q&A SESSION WITH PAOLA ON HOW TO WORK WITH COUPLES IN AN EXISTENTIAL WAY

This is an extract of a talk given on the Society for Existential Analysis October 2012 Forum.

REFLECTIONS OF AN EXISTENTIAL MIGRANT

An article inspired by a workshop organized by the Society for Existential analysis, held by Dr Greg Madison PhD, titled Homeless in Human Experience. In this article I describe my own experience as a migrant, observing my understanding of the concept of home and belonging.

HOME SWEET HOME

To stay or to go?
An article published in the Hermeneutic Circular, April 2019.

PLAYING WITH FIRE

A study of the fascination and addiction to smoking cigarettes.

AMONG THE RHODODENDRONS

An article on the healing and therapeutic values of trekking, describing my own experience and reflections. Published in the Hermeneutic Circular in July 2009.

MEMORI

A short story in Italian.

EXISTENTIAL PILGRIMAGE

Walking the Camino de Santiago
an article published in the Hermeneutic Circular
November 2018

BABY BOOMERS

A study of the “Baby Boomers” phenomena, written as part and completion of the London Diploma of Psychosexual and Relational Therapy.

THE AGE OF OPPORTUNITIES?

A dissertation on the transition into Middle-Age, as part of my MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling at Regents College London 2008.

CARLUCCIO’S ANGEL

The adventures of a middle-aged lady who embarks on a trekking expedition on the Himalayas. A novel about searching for change and self-analysis in breathtaking scenery. Published in 2004 by Publish America.

PAOLA’S BLOG

A RECIPE FOR COOKING A LOVE CASSEROLE

I often engage in dialogue with my clients, about the essence of loving relationships. Sessions give voice to different views about one’s understanding, needs and expectations, but often we end up pausing in considerations that are familiar to me as a therapist, but...

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THE EXTRA-ORDINARY BOREDOM OF BEING ALIVE

A few days ago I saw a photograph of a human snake made up of hundreds of people climbing the summit of Mount Everest. About 36 different expeditions queuing up, taking advantage of a spell of suitable weather, hoping to reach the top, take a snapshot and go down...

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UN-KNOWING

One asset of the modern world is the plentiful presence of solutions and aswers. Technology, science, medicine, pharmachology, physics, just to name a few disciplines, provide people with cures and solutions to most everyday needs. Such abundance of knowledge also...

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DIVORCE: THE END OR THE BEGINNING

Most people may have had the experience of those early morning dreams that so vividly make us experience a second life where rules are reversed, the gains have become losses and losses have become everyday presences. We then wake up and for a moment we look around to...

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CONSTRUCTIVE ANGER

Anger is the response to situations or events that act as triggers. We learn from our parents to expect things in life. When our expectations are not met we experience fear, anxiety or uncertainty. Anger stems from these emotions and it starts in our head as...

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