Jean-Marie Robine (born 1945) is a French psychologist and psychotherapist and an internationally renowned trainer. He has a special interest in developing the contributions of Paul Goodman and Isadore From to Gestalt therapy theory and practice. He is the founder (1980) and past director of the Institut Français de Gestalt-thérapie (1980-2007), co-founder and past president of the European Association for Gestalt Therapy EAGT and a cofounder of the College Européen de Gestalt-thérapie. As well as creating, publishing and editing two French journals, he served on the editorial boards of several international Gestalt journals. He is the author of numerous articles and 8 books including ‘On the Occasion of an Other’ published in 2011 by The Gestalt Journal Press, ‘Social Change begins with Two’ and ‘Self a polyphony of contemporary gestalt therapists’. He is editor and publisher of a collection of gestalt-books of about 50 books (original and translations) : www.exprimerie.fr.
Today, he is still teaching short and long term programs for gestalt-therapists mostly in Europe, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
He lives in the countryside near Bordeaux (France)