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J. Edward Lynch

Ed began his professional life as a professor in the graduate Department of Counseling and School Psychology which developed into the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy.  There he eventually became the department chairperson and director of the Gestalt Therapy Training program.  He has taught both Gestalt Theory and Practice courses along with Structural Family Therapy courses and was a clinical supervisor for both specialties.

Ed trained with the major theorists in Gestalt, Family Therapy and Family Constellations.  Included in these are Irv and Miriam Polster, Laura Perls, and Isadore From  the Gestalt field; Bert Hellinger, Hunter Beaumont, Albrecht Mahr, Jacob and Sigliende Schneider, and Stephen Hausner from Family Constellations; and Salvador Minuchin, Virginia Satir, and Carl Whitaker from the Family Therapy field.  In addition, Ed has facilitated workshops and presented at conferences nationally and internationally in France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Russia, the Ukraine, and Australia.

Ed is the director of The North American Systemic Constellation Intensive, and is on the faculty of the first Australasian Intensive in Sydney, and is a founding member of ISCA. His professional life consists of university teaching, a Systemic Constellation training program, workshop facilitator, and therapist in private practice.