Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychotherapy, University of Rome.
President of the Italian Society of Hypnosis and of the Italian Milton Erickson Society
President of the Italian Society of Psychotherapy
Past-President of the International Society of Hypnosis, and Past-President of the European Society of Hypnosis
Director of the Italian School of Ericksonian Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, and Member of the Board of Directors of the Milton Erickson Foundation
Director of the Italian Institute of Relational Psychotherapy
Editor of the family therapy journal “Rivista di Psicoterapia Relazionale”
Editor of the Italian hypnosis journal “Ipnosi”. Editorial Consultant, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, since 1997. Member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis since 2005.
In Phoenix, Arizona (2001) has been awarded by the Milton H. Erickson Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Psychotherapy.
In Bremen (2012) has been awarded with the Benjamin Franklin Award (Gold Medal) the highest honor of ISH.
In Toronto (2012) has been awarded by the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis with the Shirley Schneck Award for Significant Contributions to the Development of Medical Hypnosis.
On April 2013 he has been nominated Chairman of the Awards Committee of the International Society of Hypnosis.
He has authored/edited 33 books and over 400 papers, and among them:
LORIEDO,C., VELLA,G., Paradox and the Family System, (English Revised Edition), Brunner\Mazel, New York, 1992
LORIEDO,C., PETER,B. (Eds.), The New Hypnosis: The Utilization of Personal Resources in Ericksonian Practice and Training, Hypnosis International Monographs, Munich, 2002.
LORIEDO,C., ZEIG,J.K., NARDONE,G, Tranceforming. Ericksonian Methods, Milton Erickson Foundation Press, Phoenix, 2010