How does our political field influence our response-ability in the therapy room and beyond?'
For Gaie Houston, one of our five conference contributors, the answer to this question was heavily influenced by her meeting with Lou Dingle. Lou Dingle's response to the immigrant crisis in Australia influenced her to take immediate, life-changing action.
The 16th Annual BGJ Seminar Day took place on 18th November. The presenter was Jan Roubal, Assistant Professor of Psychotherapy at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic. Jan encouraged us to explore the subject of psychotherapy case formulation in a distinctively Gestalt way.
The grandmother of British Gestalt therapy Ursula Faussett's book Ordinary Truthhas been re-published online as an accessible PDF. Ursula was a pioneering therapist who established The Gestalt Centre at her home in Parliament Hill and introduced the UK to this new therapy.
There was a very special cause for celebration at this years the UKAGP’s National Conference. The conference weekend marked the British Gestalt Journals twenty-five years of publication and was an opportunity for the British Gestalt Community to take stock of who we are, what we do, and what we have achieved so far.
The concept of Case Formulation became very popular in different psychotherapy approaches over the last few years. However, it is still not formulated well in Gestalt therapy. Find out about our forthcoming Seminar Day and book your place here...