Bruno Biancosino was born in Italy in 1960 and obtained both his Medical degree and Specialization in psychiatry at the University of Bologna. After a psychodynamic psychotherapy training (1992–1998), in 2003 he has been trained by Anthony Ryle and Ian Kerr in Cognitive-Analytic Therapy (CAT) and is a Member of the Italian Cat Association (ITACAT), joint to the International Cognitive Analytic Therapy Association (ICATA). He currently works in the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Unit of the Department of Mental Health and Drug Abuse in Ferrara and is a Professor of psychotherapy in the Section of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy. His more recent research interests are focused on therapeutic factors in psychotherapy, group therapies in rehabilitative treatment, and the use of CAT training interventions in improving the staff function in routine mental health services. He is the author of several studies of pharmacoepidemiology and psychopathology of severe mental disorders published in peer-reviewed national and international journals.
Biography Updated on 1 October 2011