Mimma Della Cagnoletta, doctor in Philosophy, certified psychologist, art therapist, psychoanalyst and painter, is co-founder and president of Art Therapy Italiana (1982). Former professor at the University of Milan, she has been teaching and supervising for more than three decades. She is now director of advanced studies in art therapy. She runs art therapy groups for users and professionals in many health services and private institutions. She supervises individuals and groups, using creative arts techniques. She works with dance movement therapists in order to integrate art and movement into teaching and practice. She works in private practice in Milan, in Como ( Italy) and online. Author and painter, she is active member of International Association for Creative Arts in Education and Therapy and member of the editorial board of Creative Arts in Education and Therapy: eastern and western perspectives , founding member of EFAT and honorary member of the Italian Professional Association of Art Therapists.