Ferdinando is a clinical psychologist and systemic therapist. After graduating at the University of Turin, he obtained a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Milan. Along with his private practice as a psychotherapist, Ferdinando has been a lecturer at the University of Bergamo since 2005, and is currently therapist trainer and member of the Scientific Board at the European Institute of Systemic-relational Therapies. He joined University of Northampton in October 2014.
Ferdinando is course leader for the MSc in Counselling with Children and Young People.
He is also member of the CAMHS MSc course.
He also teaches Mental Health on the UG programme.
Ferdinando is active in several areas related to clinical psychology, psychotherapy and counselling. In collaboration with Valeria Ugazio, he is developing new headlines for diagnosis in clinical psychology.
He is also leading a research program about new perspectives for family therapy with adoption and foster care, in collaboration with European Institute of Systemic-relational Therapies