Cristiana Cimino is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst following the Freudian and Lacanian orientation. She is a full member of the IPA (International Psychoanalytical Association) and a member of the Istituto di Studi Avanzati in Psicoanalisi. She served as co-editor in chief of the European Journal of Psychoanalysis and is currently a member of the editorial board of Vestigia. The Journal of the International Network of Psychotherapeutic Practice. Cimino collaborates with the Istituto di Studi Filosofici (Naples and School of Rome). Her numerous articles have been published in several languages in both scientific journals and cultural magazines (including The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, La Rivista di Psicoanalisi, aut aut, La Psicoanalisi, Doppiozero). She has devoted many years to studying Elvio Fachinelli’s thought. She is the author of Il discorso amoroso. Dall’amore della madre al godimento femminile [The Amorous Discourse. From the Love of the Mother to Feminine Enjoyment] (Manifestolibri, 2015).