Gestalt Therapy International

A community of dialogue

Programs around the world

Facilitating authentic living & working

Articles

Mine

This is a self assement instrument I put together that you can use as an overview of your own health history, status, and wellness orientation. Here   

On having a transgendered parent. Got to pdf   

Here is a substantive article I have written about the problematic operation of professional ethics committees. Although they are ostensibly there to protect clients/the public from harmful actions of professionals, in the end it can be asked whether they do more harm than good:

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Alternatives to blame, powerlessness, recriminations, and stuckness in highly charged and entrenched conflicts

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Others

An excellent overview of Gestalt by Gary Yontef:

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An article on the Paradoxical Theory of Change - central to Gestalt understanding and practice. The more you try to change, the less you succeed:

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Petruska Clarkson writes this personal perspective on Gestalt. As with all her work, its articulate, insightful, and provocative:

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Truth and lies, a paper given at a Buddhism and Psychotherapy conference by Shahid Najiib:

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Bert Hellinger on Love:

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Ernesto Spinelli on Existential relational therapy:

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Zur on dual relationships - challenging the orthodoxy:

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Herb Koplowitz on Post Logical Thinking - applied systems thinking:

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Lynne Jacobs on Dialogical therapy:

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Malcom Parlett - a seminal piece, exploring the nature of Field Theory:

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This article by Backman & Nevis explores two fundamental types of skills - Intimate and Strategic. An excellent exploration of power and relationship:

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Strategic questioning, by Fran Pearvey: a new way of engaging dialogue across differences:

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White, on the ethics of working with the Addict. However, this excellent piece focuses on the relevance of Emic and Etic perspectives:

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A useful outline of prep a couple can do for therapy:

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