Paolo Migone has specialized in psychiatry, both in Italy and in the United States, where he worked for some years at the New York Medical College and graduated in psychoanalysis. He is co-editor of the journal Psicoterapia e Scienze Umane (www.psicoterapiaescienzeumane.it), founded by Pier Francesco Galli in 1967 and the most popular Italian magazine in this field. He lives in Parma, and his work combines clinical practice and offering training in private and public institutions in Italy and abroad. He is the author of numerous publications, including one hundred book chapters and several books, one of which is Terapia psicoanalitica (Milan: Franco Angeli, 1995, new edition published in 2010). He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis, a member and coordinator of the Rapaport-Klein Study Group, a Research Associate of the American Psychoanalytic Association, one of the directors of the Italian Association for the Study of Personality Disorders (AISDP, affiliated to the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders [ISSPD]). He founded the Italian branch of the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), was the promoter of the Italian section of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI), and is an appointed member of the editorial board of Psychological Issues. He collaborates with scientific journals in Italy and abroad, has been invited to give reports to the Congress of the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) and other scientific societies. His research interests include the theory of psychotherapeutic technique, the comparison between approaches, the history of ideas in psychotherapy and training processes in the care sector.