Vesa Salmi is a psychotherapist and an independent supervisor in psychiatric and addiction rehab units. Previously Vesa worked for SOSTE as a senior advisor. (2013-2019) Until 2013 he worked for the ASPA Foundation.
- Registered psychiatric nurse
- MA (philosophy, Helsinki University)
- Supervisor (STOry, JTO)
- Psychotherapist, trained by the Therapeia Foundation & Helsinki University
As a part of his work in ASPA until spring 2013, Vesa cooperated with European Colleagues in EASPD, mainly in issues related to the use of ICT in services for persons with disabilities.
In addition to musical activities, Vesa works with Helsinki-based amateur theatre company Teatteri Kultsa. He has published four albums and a non-fiction book on work (Vapauden rajat – filosofien sitaatteja työstä ja elämästä – the limits of Freedom, philosophical essays and citations on work life and life in general, Otava 2005), and a book on psychiatric outpatient rehabilitation (2006). In addition, Vesa occasionally writes articles and book reviews.