Elli Akrén- Ebbe is a philosopher and a psychotherapist. She has graduated from Helsinki University. She has studied theoretical philosophy and the subject of her thesis were passions, mainly love, and she approached the subject, among other things, by Plato’s dialog Symposium. She discovered philosophy’s therapeutically possibilities by studying Martha Nussbaum’s research of emotions in antiquity. Elli Akrén-Ebbe has also graduated from Short Therapy Institute of Helsinki and from Psychotherapy Institute of Helsinki. She is legalised by National Authority for Medico legal Affairs in Finland.