Vittorio Cigoli has been Professor of Clinical Psychology of Family Ties at the Catholic University of Milan since the year 2000. He is the Director of the School of Psychology “A. Gemelli”, where he directs the University Master’s courses in “Community and Family Mediation” and in “Clinical Psychology of Couple Relationships”. He is the scientific director of the Clinical Psychology Service for Couples and Families of the Department of Psychology. He has authored twenty books and about two hundred scientific publications. He directs the series “Social psychology and psychotherapy of the family” (published by Franco Angeli) and serves on numerous committees of scientific journals. He has received national and international awards.
He holds degrees in Literature and Psychology. He has taught Family and Couple Psychology, Child Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology of the Couple at the School of Psychology of the Catholic University of Milan (1980-1989), and at the universities of Pavia (1981-1984), and Turin (1998-2000). He has also taught Social Psychology at the School of Education Sciences of the Catholic University of Brescia (1983-1990), at the Faculty of Political Science of Pisa University (1990-1992), and at the Catholic University of Milan (1992-2000).
His most recent publications include:
- (2011) The Systemic paradigm: the intersubjective-narrative approach versus the relational-generational one, in L. L’Abate, Paradigms in Theory Construction, Springer, New York, pp. 217-234 (with E. Scabini);
- (2010) How therapists view stepfamilies: An analysis of Italian clinicians’ representations. In V. Cigoli, M. Gennari (Eds.) Close Ralationships and Community Psychology: An international perspective. Milan: Franco Angeli (with S. Browning, M. Gennari, M. Accordini);
- (2010) Close Ralationships and Community Psychology: An international perspective. Milan: Franco Angeli (with M. Gennari).