Gestalt Therapy: A Guide to Contemporary Practice

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Gestalt Therapy: A Guide to Contemporary Practice

This book is a practical, professional reference on the practice of Gestalt Therapy (GT) by Philip Brownell, a leading practitioner and scholar in the field. The book covers the philosophical basics of GT and contrasts it with various types of psychotherapeutic approaches. The book also provides guidelines on how to apply GT principles to therapeutic practice with clients. Lastly, the authors cover training on a post-graduate level, certification, and continuing education issues relevant for the practicing therapist.

Key Features:

  • Explains Martin Buber’s use of “dialogue” in gestalt therapy and how to practice in a dialogical manner
  • Compares and contrasts the features of a gestalt system of diagnosis with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)
  • Provides GT treatment planning and case management practices

About the Author

Philip Brownell, MDiv, PsyD, is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in North Carolina and Oregon and a Registered Psychologist in Bermuda. He is an ordained clergyman and writes a weekly column on integrative issues for The Royal Gazette, Bermuda’s largest daily newspaper. He is currently a staff psychologist at Benedict Associates, Ltd., where he offers a broad range of assessment and counseling services to child, adolescent, and adult populations, including individual, couple, family, and group therapy. He is editor of the Handbook for Theory, Research, and Practice in Gestalt Therapy (2008), author of Gestalt Therapy: A Guide to Contemporary Practice (2010), Co-Editor of Continuity and Change: Gestalt Therapy Now (in press), Co-Editor of Gestalt!, the official journal of the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (AAGT), a Consulting Editor at the European Journal for Qualitative Research in Psychotherapy, and Co-Chair of the AAGT’s Research Task Force. He is a member of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, the American Psychological Association, and the AAGT.

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Listing Type : ebooks
Location : USA
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
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Language : English
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Specialty : Gestalt Therapy
Author : Philip Brownell
ISBN : 978-0826104540

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