Gestalt Therapy Around the World by Eleanor O'Leary

By Eleanor O'Leary

The first across the world targeted ebook on gestalt remedy to supply a finished assessment of present perform round the world.

  • Features insurance of the heritage, education, theoretical contributions, and study tasks in relation to gestalt treatment in seventeen countries
  • Points to destiny instructions and challenges
  • Includes vast details on around the globe gestalt institutions, institutes, societies that advertise the advance of the approach

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28) is particularly relevant in this respect. In the group situation, a sense of responsibility involves assisting members to move from dependence on the facilitator and other participants so as to act from their own felt experiencing. It is only the individual member who can decide to change anything relating to himself/herself. Thus, change is closely connected to the development of self-support. Rather than seeing their lives as being outside of their control, group members begin to view themselves as having an input into it.

Similarly, a round drawing with a segment of the contour missing will be viewed as a circle. In therapy, individuals seek to finish a figure and to view it as a whole. Key Concepts of Gestalt Therapy and Processing 17 Once attended to, the figure fades into the background as a different object becomes figure. Thus, figure and ground change as a new gestalt is formed. Clarkson (1989) spoke of the tendency of some people to hurry towards the next figure without taking sufficient time to relish the development emerging from the previous experience.

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