Antonio Pascual-Leone. Ph.D., C.Psych.

Antonio Pascual-Leone is a professor in Psychology at the University of Windsor (Canada), where he is director of the Emotion Change Lab, and is honorary professor of Psychiatry at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland). He has published seminal contributions to theory and research of emotion focused therapy and is regarded as a world expert in emotional processing. He co-authored Emotion Focused Therapy for Complex Trauma (with S. Paivio; American Psychological Association, APA) now in its 2nd edition (2023) and is currently writing a trans-theoretical book on Changing Emotion (APA). His work is recognized by career awards from international societies (Society for Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration 2009; Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2014), as well as distinguished publication awards from associations in the US and Germany (American Psychological Association, 2010; Society for the Research and Treatment of Personality Disorder, 2016). He is a certified international trainer (International Society of Emotion focused Therapy), has given workshops in a dozen countries, and received awards for teaching and mentorship (2016; 2018) that recognize leadership in education and his innovation in teaching psychotherapy skills. His TEDx talk on “How to get over the end of a relationship,” has been viewed over 5 million times. He runs a private practice seeing individuals and couples.

Past Trainings:

  • Harnessing the Power of Emotion: An Emotion-Focused Approach to Complex Trauma (2024)