Interrupting the Conversation: Gestalt Therapy Here and Now

Interrupting the Conversation: Gestalt Therapy Here and Now

by Norman Shub

Using a case study with a disconnected client, a contemporary Gestalt therapist debunks myths that have lingered from the heyday of Fritz Perls. 
It’s well established in the clinical literature that the therapeutic relationship is of key importance; attending to client-therapist contact is a useful lens for any therapeutic practice, whatever the orientation. But how this knowledge is played out in the course of our work can be unclear. It is easy to get caught up in our clients’ ever-urgent presenting problems and try to “fix” whatever is wrong.
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Norman ShubAuthor, teacher, psychotherapist, and consultant Norman Shub has worked around the world. Norman has been the Clinical Director of the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio for almost 40 years. In addition, he has served as a long-term member of the editorial board of the Gestalt Review and other related journals. Many of Norman's books are available in other languages, including his latest, La Psicoterapia Guestalt en el tratamiento de Neurosis: El Self en guerra con El Self, which was just published.
Thanks for this interesting and illustrative example of client-therapist contact!
Marcus Borley
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