Gestalt As A Way Of Life
Awareness Practices as taught by
Gestalt Therapy founders and their followers.
Blue ribbon winner of the Journey Award by Chanticleer International Book Awards.
“A fine introduction to the Gestalt movement and a gentle method for applying it to your life. A WIN on two levels!” –Chanticleer Book Review
Out of the body of existential teachings of Gestalt Therapy, emerged a number of practices we were invited to do as students of the Gestalt founders back in the 1960s. What are you aware of right now; give your headache a voice and have it talk to you; slow down and breathe, be more present when we connect; stop qualifying; be more specific; lose your mind and come to your senses; say that louder; tell me your truth in this moment.
This book delineates a number of these principles and practices, offering some experiments for you to do. If you are able to do most of these without getting stuck, you are in danger of becoming more aware, more alive, more contactful, more creative and maybe more enlightened as well!
This book might be especially useful for those unfamiliar with Gestalt as well as trainers and trainees in the Gestalt therapy field.
Don't Tell Me What To Do...Ask Me!
Creating Egalitarian Relationships
from a Gestalt Perspective
For those who want an Egalitarian Relationship rather than a Hierarchical
or Authoritarian one.
Do You Have An Egalitarian Relationship? Do You Want One? Many people think they have an equal relationship with their spouse or partner, but do they really?
Not everyone needs therapy to unravel why so much resentment and hurt happens. Sometimes it is a misunderstanding of some of the basic hopes and desires of couples, who have not articulated with each other their assumptions about how to run the business of their household, times together, times apart and other important issues. Sometimes it is not taking the time to fully see and hear one another. Some, afraid to be explicit, try to get by being vague, which doesn't help. This book covers the importance of equality in healthy relationships, with a lot of experiments to help you explore.
For the general public as well as teachers, therapists, facilitators and trainers to use with trainees, clients and community groups.