Antonino Ferro, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, is a training and supervising analyst in the Italian Psychoanalytic Society, the American Psychoanalytic Association, and the International Psychoanalytical Association. He has been a visiting professor of psychoanalysis in various institutions in Europe, North
America, South America, and Australia. He has authored numerous books and articles, which have been translated into many different languages. His published work includes Avoiding Emotions, Living Emotions, Torments of the Soul, Psychoanalysis as Therapy and Storytelling, Psychoanalysis and Dreams: Bion, the field and the viscera of the mind.
He is the President of the Psychoanalytic Centre of Pavia and the former President of the Italian Psychoanalytic Society. He received the Sigourney Award in 2007. Although born in Palermo, he now lives in Pavia and works in private practice in Pavia and Milan.