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Creative Process Gestalt Therapy

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Acclaimed by Psychology Today as one of the best books of 1977, this study explores the relationship between therapist and patient, and explains the roots, methods, and aims of Gestalt therapy. Line drawings.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 12th 1978 by Vintage (first published 1977)
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Joshua
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Very very impactful read for me. This is really the first time as a counseling student that I have been able to imagine a more specific mode of operation and practice for myself. I will definitely be re-reading this and using it as a resource for years to come.
Modya
Dec 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Very poetic in his presentation of the creative therapeutic process. He brings the relational aspect of Gestalt back to the forefront and stresses the need for creativity in balancing a peer-peer and authority-client relationship.

It's one of those books that I look forward to reading a second time and expect to see a completely different book the second time since it is layered with nuance.
karolynn Goethe
Interesante para quienes estén aprendiendo sobre terapia guestatica, y se interesen en hacerlo de una forma, rápida, fácil, digerible; pese a eso, el autor es optimista y amoroso hasta el punto de ser insoportable...
Maria Koisina
Oct 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Its very inspirational book!! Like a big inhale! Full of life and energy, love and wisdom.
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Sep 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
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Classic Gestalt text. A must read if you are wanting to learn more about Gestalt theory. The chapter on The Cycle of Experience is the best chapter I've read about the cycle anywhere. The chapter on experiment and the chapter on polarities & conflict stand out too ...more
Matthew
Aug 08, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Non-fiction, prosy,readable description of Zinker's interpretation of Gestalt Therapy.
Mark
Nov 21, 2008 rated it really liked it
A great introduction into the creative dynamics of gestalt therapy, especially with how in-session experiments are paramount for gestalt work.
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