María Isabel Gaete Celis, has a PhD in psychotherapy from the University of Chile conjointly with the University of Heidelberg. She works as a professor at the Clinical Unit of the Psychology Department of the University of Playa Ancha. Dr. Gaete is founder of the Laboratorio de Fenomenología Corporal, and takes part in the EASE project, an international network towards an embodied approach for the study of experience, http://www.easenetwork.org
. She also works as a clinical psychologist in psychotherapy, http://www.con-ciencia-saludmental.cl/psicoterapias
. Her research interests include the phenomenology of the body and psychopathology (eating disorders, chronic pain, depression, personality disorders), embodiment, neurophenomenology, bodily therapies, and expressive art therapies.