Course curriculum

    1. Pugh, M. (2019). A little less talk, a little more action A dialogical approach to cognitive therapy. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 12(47), 1-24.

    2. Suarez, C. (2018). The purpose of play Play as evolution. In The power manual How to master complex power dynamics (pp. 93-99). New Society Publishers.

    1. Fallon, S. (2012). Sex, gender, and the theatre of self- Acting theory in (Gestalt) psychotherapy with a transsexual client. Gestalt Review, 16(2), 162-180.

    2. Farrands, R. (2011). Creative process in Gestalt therapy (1977). Gestalt Review, 15(1), 8-16.

    3. Friedman, N. (1993). Fritz Perls's layers and the empty chair A reconsideration (IV). Gestalt Journal, 16(2), 101119.

    4. Friedman, N. (2003). Bringing together some early and later Gestalt therapy theory concepts. International Gestalt Journal, 26(1), 59-78.

    5. Joyce, P. & Sills, C. (2014). Chapter 9 Experimenting. In Skills in Gestalt counselling and psychotherapy (pp. 95-106). London, UK Sage Publications.

    6. Kellog, S. (2004). Dialogical Encounters Contemporary Perspectives on Chairwork in psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 41(3), 310-320.

    7. Kim, J., & Daniels, V. (2008). Chapter 10 Experimental freedom. In Brownell, P. (ed), Handbook for Theory, Research, and Practice in Gestalt Therapy (pp. 198-227). Cambridge Scholars.

    8. Lac, V. (2014). Horsing around Gestalt equine psychotherapy as humanistic play therapy. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 1-16.

    9. Levitsky, A & Perls, F. The rules and games of gestalt therapy in Fagan, J & Shepherd, L (1971) Gestalt therapy now, Harper and Row, NY, pp140-149.

    10. Marcus, S. (1980). Theoretical foundations for Gestalt practice. The Gestalt Journal, 3(2), 57-70.

    11. Melnick, J. (1980). The Use of Therapist-Imposed Structure in Gestalt TherapyThe Gestalt Journal, 3, 4-20.

    12. Merenda, A. (2015). Can you let your dog into the room_ Clinical zooanthroplogy and Gestalt animal assisted psychotherapy. British Gestalt Journal, 24(2), 32–37.

    13. Mortola, P. (2015). _It actually reveals things to me about myself_- How play becomes real in the Oaklander approach. Gestalt Review, 19(3), 251-259.

    14. Peterson, K., & Kolb, D. A. (2018). Expanding awareness and contact through experiential learning. Gestalt Review, 22(2), 226-248.

    15. Philippson, P. (1996). Dialogue and Experiment. Manchester Gestalt Centre 1998 httpwww.mgestaltc.force9.co.ukarticle23

    16. Roubal, J. (2009). Experiment- A creative phenomenon of the field. Gestalt Review, 13(3), 263-276.

    17. Schimmel, C. J., & Jacobs, E. E. (2013). Creative interventions using chairs Going beyond Gestalt. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 8(4), 428-443.

    18. Siampani, K. (2013). Incorporating sandplay therapy into Gestalt therapy in the treatment of dementia. Gestalt Review, 17(1), 35-58.

    19. Sills, C., Fish, S. & Lapworth. (1996). Chapter 12 Building an Experiment Gestalt Counselling. London, Winslow Press. pp132-149.

    20. Sills, C., Fish, S. & Lapworth. (1996). Chapter 13 The Experimental Environment. Gestalt Counselling. London, Winslow Press. Pp150-166

    21. Staemmler, F. M. (2002). Splitting and the empty chair. International Gestalt Journal, 25(2), 59-93.

    22. Swanson, J. L. (1982). The paradox of the safe emergency. The Gestalt Journal, 5(2), 57-64.

    23. Timm, N., & Garza, Y. (2017). Beyond the miniatures- Using Gestalt theory in Sandtray processing. Gestalt Review, 21(1), 44-55.

    24. Zimberoff, D., & Hartman, D. (2003). Gestalt therapy and heart-centered therapies. Journal of Heart-Centered Therapies, 6(1), 93–104.

    25. Zinker, J. (1991). Creative process in Gestalt therapy The therapist as artists. The Gestalt Journal, 14(2), 71-87.

    26. Zinker, J. C. (2009). Gestalt therapy is permission to be creative- A sermon in praise of the use of experiment in Gestalt therapy. Gestalt Review, 13(2), 123-124.

    1. Dawes, G. Provocative therapy A Bermuda Triangle of the mind. Provocative Therapy. http www.provocativetherapy.infoindex.php_option=com_content&task=view&id=23&Itemid=42.

    2. Durrant, M. (1994). Developing Skills in Solution-focused Brief Therapy. Eastwood Family Therapy Centre.

    3. Grace, T. (2012). Acting crazy - Psychotherapy, dramatherapy, and drama_ Autoethnographic play

    4. Lyttle, J. (2003). Theories of humor. Dr. Ofer Zur.

    5. Ronne, N. The use of humor in psychoanalysis. httpwww.4therapy.comprofessionalabout_usitem.php_ uniqueid=7250&categoryid=582&.

    6. Shibles, W. (2002). Chapter V Uses of humor. In Humor reference guide A comprehensive classification and analysis(pp. 116). httpddr-barbara-maier.atwp-contentshibleswhumorbookh5.html.

    1. Andrasik, T. (2020). Gestalt theatre - Integration of applied drama into Gestalt therapy. Psychoterapie, 14(2), 1–42.

    2. Marcus, E. (1980). Grounding, resistance, and decision-making. The Gestalt Journal, 3(3), 112-119.

    3. Mortola, P. (2019). Play becomes real for adults. Gestalt Review, 23(1), 67-83.

    4. Phenomenology. (1996). Excerpted discussion from the AAGT list

    5. Woldt, A. (2009). Gestalt pedagogy- Creativity in teaching. Gestalt Review, 13(2), 135-148.

    6. Yontef, G., & Schulz, F. (2016). Dialogue and experiment. British Gestalt Journal, 25(1), 9–21.

    1. Video lecture on The Gestalt Experiment - 90 minute

    1. 12. The Gestalt experiment • Assessment 44 • Concept Map

    2. 12. The Gestalt experiment • Assessment 45 • Reflection Form

    3. 12. The Gestalt experiment • Assessment 46 • Core Readings - Focus summaries / concept maps

    4. 12. The Gestalt experiment • Assessment 47 • Seminar Presentation - Experiment from PHG

About this course

  • $45.00
  • 45 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content