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What is Gestalt Psychotherapy?

How to answer someone who doesn’t know the first thing about it.

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Two years ago, I started studying Gestalt psychotherapy and since that time numerous people have asked me what it is. I sputter like an old boat motor trying to gain traction in the water. The challenge is, Gestalt doesn’t focus on one central idea or theme. The purpose of this post is to educate and…




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