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.