Paolo J. Knill

Dr. h.c.

Paolo J. Knill, born 1932 in Switzerland, is the founding rector of the European Graduate School EGS, Switzerland and a Professor Emeritus at Lesley University Cambridge, MA.

He studied Science, Musicology and Psychology. He worked as a Psychotherapist, is practicing as Supervisor and is on stage as Musician and Performance Artist.

Paolo J. Knill is the founder of ISIS Switzerland and the Network of Expressive Arts Training Centers. As a teacher and artist he has traveled and published internationally, including the books Principles and Practice of the Expressive Arts Therapy; Minstrels of Soul and his Music is available on CD's (most recent: Syncopated Synapse).

He was honored by the International Association of Expressive Arts Therapy as a pioneer of the field, he is a honorary member of the 'Berufsverbandes der Musiktherapeuten' of Germany and a Honorary Fellow of the Ascona Scientific Association.
His newest book with Herbert Eberhart is: Lösungskunst.