New to the bestselling Counselling in a Nutshell Series, this pocket-sized book is the beginners guide to the essentials of Gestalt Therapy, from its principles to practice. Assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, the book introduces:
- the origins of the approach
- the key theory and concepts
- the skills and techniques important to practice.
Written in an accessible, jargon-free style, this book includes vivid case examples, end of chapter exercises and a glossary of terms to help aid understanding.
Gaie Houston is a writer, UKCP-registered psychotherapist and senior lecturer at The Gestalt Centre, London.
'One of Gestalt Therapy's elder stateswomen has provided another generation of practitioners with a valuable jargon-free entry point to this vibrant therapy. Houston successfully interweaves theory and clinical vignettes with personal examples and experiential exercises to illustrate the power and uniqueness of Gestalt Therapy. Anyone with curiousity or an interest in Gestalt will benefit from having this compact gem on his or her bookshelf' -
Dave Mann, UKCP Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist, Trainer, Supervisor & Author