Michele Cannavò is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist. He holds a degree from Catania University and a Ph.D. in Neurovegetative Medicine. He completed his training at the Istituto di Gestalt HCC.
He has authored more than thirty publications in the field of psychiatry. He is an EAGT Member and Secretary, a member of the EAGT Research Committee and President of the SIPG (Italian Society of Gestalt Therapy). He has completed training in Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy with Dr. Ruella Frank in New York. He is currently attending the International Training Course in “Gestalt Therapy Approach to Psychopathology and Contemporary Disturbances”.
As a student of Prof. C. Calandra, of the systemic school, he has led groups for patients suffering from anorexia and bulimia at the Day Hospital for Eating Disorders in the Catania University Hospital.
He has worked on elaborating therapeutic methods for psychotic patients living in residential communities. He currently works in the Comunità La Grazia in Caltagirone. He lives between Catania and Caltanissetta, where he works as a private practitioner providing individual, couple and group therapy.