Gestalt Therapy deems that people cannot be considered as separate from their environment or from interpersonal relations. The individual is seen as being self-regulating and is able to motivate oneself to solve problems. Individuals are able to work towards growth and develop as their environments allow. This course provides an introduction to the key theoretical concepts and techniques of Gestalt Therapy within counselling practice.
In this course you will gain understanding of the key concepts that underlie Gestalt Therapy such as wholeness and integration, awareness, growth disorders and unfinished business; Perls' contribution; the goals of Gestalt Therapy; the techniques of Gestalt Therapy including experiments, use of language, empty chair, top dog-underdog, confrontation and limitations of Gestalt Therapy.