Director of Training



Founded in 1989 
 Founder Members 
Federico Cardinali Gabriella Guidi 


 The ITF (INSTITUTE FOR FAMILY THERAPY) of Ancona  is a non profit association. Its aim is to promote and organize study, research, teaching and practice in the field of individual, couple and family psychotherapy and correlated systems (Statute). 


  The ITF of Ancona carries out




activity in the field of individual, couple and family psychology and psychotherapy. Its placing reference are systemic and psychoanalytic schools.


   The ITF of Ancona is associate member of the SocietÓ Italiana di Terapia Familiare (SITF) and sponsorship member of the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA).

   The ITF of Ancona is center of the Accademia di Psicoterapia della Famiglia (Director M. Andolfi) for Family Psychotherapy Training acknowledged by the Ministry of University and Scientific and Technological Research. 


F. Cardinali 
and G. Guidi 

are teaching members of the SITF (SocietÓ Italiana di Terapia Familiare), SIPPR (SocietÓ Italiana di Psicologia e Psicoterapia Relazionale) and EFTA (European Family Therapy Association). 
They got their professional training in Family Therapy by ITF in Rome with Maurizio Andolfi, Paolo Menghi, Anna Nicol˛ and Carmine Saccu, and specialized with Carl A. Whitaker and Salvador Minuchin.