Nancy Amendt-Lyon studied Psychology in the United States, Switzerland, and Austria, earning an MA and a DPhil. She trained in Gestalt therapy and group psychoanalysis, and has been in private practice in Austria since 1978, working in English and German with adults. She has chaired the Austrian Association for Gestalt Therapy (ÖVG) since it was founded in 2007, holds membership in the Austrian Association for Psychotherapy (ÖBVP) and the European Association for Gestalt Therapy (EAGT), and draws on many years of experience training Gestalt therapists, group psychoanalysts, and supervisors in Austria and abroad. Her publications include numerous articles and book chapters in both working languages on topics relating to Gestalt therapy, gender, and issues of sociopolitical relevance, as well as a début novel, Case Unclosable (2013), which was translated into German as Und Niemals ein Ende (2015). Amendt-Lyon has served on the editorial boards of several professional journals, and co-edited the anthology Creative License: The Art of Gestalt Therapy, which was published in English by Springer (2003) and subsequently in German, French, and Italian.