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The funeral and a memorial service of ISPS founder and honorary life member, Professor Gaetano Benedetti both took place on Friday 13th December, 2013 on a cold but clear day in Riehen on the outskirts of his home city of Basle, Switzerland. The services were attended by his three sons and his daughter and othe relatives as well as a strong representation from those connected with his professional life.
The ISPS was well represented with a number of colleagues from Italy, Germany and Switzerland and the UK. ISPS gave memorial flowers for his grave. ISPS Italy chair, and Medical Director of the Gaetano Benedetti Institute of Existential Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (Instituto di Psicoterapia Psicoanalitica Esistenziale 'Gaetano Benedetti') in Perugia, Dr Maurizio Peciccia and ISPS International chair, Dr Brian Martindale both spoke at the memorial service in the afternoon. Dr Martindale spoke of Benedetti's great contributions as a psychoanalyst, psychotherapist, physician, healer, teacher, supervisor and writer (of some 20 books) and of the