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Gestalt

Erving Polster on Gestalt Therapy
Gestalt Therapist and teacher extraordinaire discusses the origins of Gestalt Therapy, his encounters with Fritz Perls, the importance of making contact, and more.
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Violet Oaklander on Gestalt Therapy with Children
The founder of Gestalt therapy with children and adolescents discusses therapeutic relationship building with kids and teens, the unique rewards of introducing expressive arts therapy techniques, and the challenges of being sufficiently directive in working with children.  
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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. 


Louis Cozolino on the Integration of Neuroscience into Psychotherapy—and its Limitations
Psychologist and neuroscience researcher Louis Cozolino describes the many twists, turns and theoretical orientations he's traversed in his over four decades in the field, the need for psychotherapists to be less passive, and the applications of neuroscience to psychotherapy both now and in the future.
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