We started life in 1988 out of a group of practitioners interested in the Gestalt approach who had been working separately in the area (although John Bernard Harris and myself had previously been working together for a couple of years as Changes Manchester).
A review of Mending the World‚ A Social Healing Interventions by Gestalt Practitioners Worldwide.
This section of the web site for the British Gestalt Journal is associated with Gestalt Research Press (www.gestaltresearchpress.org). Its purpose is to keep readers up to date with regards to current events and issues of importance in gestalt-oriented research.
‘Perls trained as a neurologist at major medical institutions and as a Freudian psychoanalyst in Berlin and Vienna, the most important international centers of the discipline in his day. He worked as a training analyst for several years with the official recognition of the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) and must be considered an experienced clinician.’
Margaret Rosemary established her practice as a Gestalt Psychotherapist in Sheffield in 1991, (www.gestaltinsheffield.co.uk). She is UKCP registered and an accredited member of GPTI. Her previous 20-year career was in teaching and she was a Head of Department of Modern Languages. She has three children and six grandchildren.
In essence, this is an overview of Gestalt therapy in 100 mini-chapters of two or three pages each. My inner-tabloid would bill it 'a thought-provoking romp through the heartland of a powerful and often misunderstood approach to therapy'.