Theodor Itten

Theodor Itten was born in Langenthal, Switzerland. He was an apprentice of psychoanalyst, psychiatrist and writer R.D. Laing and studied with Francis Huxley.

From 1972 – 1981, he studied Social Science, Anthropology and Philosophy in the UK (Middlesex University and City University) and then trained in psychotherapy with the Philadelphia Association in London. Since then has practised as a Psychoanalytic and Integrative Body Psychotherapist in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

He has been President of the Swiss Psychotherapeutic Association from 2008-2011 and was Executive Editor of the International Journal of Psychotherapy and is a member of the International Board of Experts for the World Journal Psychotherapy.