Ermanno Bergami is a Clinical registered Body Psychotherapist, an Accredited Supervisor with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia) and a fully certified Functional Analyst Psychotherapist.
Ermanno was born in Italy and has a Master degree in Human Sciences. He was trained in England in Group Therapy and Body-centered Psychotherapies, the work originated by Wilhelm Reich. He also completed his training in Functional Analysis, a contemporary Reichian body-psychotherapy approach.
Ermanno has lived and worked in various countries and continents . He started his private practice In London over 40 years ago. He worked in UK, Holland, Germany, Portugal, Italy and Australia.
He has lead thousands of therapy group workshops for individuals, team leaders and organisations. He has devoted many years of his professional life working with complex traumas and in particular the relationship between traumas and addiction.
Together with colleagues he has contributed to develop a new structured approach in Group Supervision called “Intervision” with a particular focus on burn-out and compassion-fatigue. He is the founder of Australasian Intervision and of The Australian Institute of Functional Analysis.
He remains passionate about researching and studying the relationship between anatomy physiology and psyche, the energy medicine and the consciousness.