Online Courses

ACA132 - Gestalt Therapy

Credits: None available.

Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00



The following questions will be addressed:

  1. Is there a story about how you became a Gestalt therapist? What excites you about Gestalt therapy at this point in your career?
  2. When and how did Gestalt therapy get started and how has it evolved since then?
  3. What are some of the fundamental concepts central to Gestalt therapy that distinguish it from other counseling orientations?
  4. Are there other key elements that define the theory and practice?
  5. I have not heard anything about techniques such as the "hot seat," "two chair work" or slogans like "get out of your head" or "you do your thing, I’ll do mine."
  6. Gestalt therapy is also known for its emphasis on the present, the "here and now." Do gestalt therapists attend to the past?
  7. How important is the client-counselor relationship in Gestalt therapy?
  8. The clients of the 2010s are different from those of the 1940s and 1950s when Gestalt therapy originated. Can gestalt therapy be effective with clients in our increasingly diverse world?
  9. Do Gestalt therapists do research to evaluate the effectiveness of the approach?
  10. Where can our listeners learn more about training opportunities and Gestalt therapy resources?
  11. Objectives:
    1. Summarize the basic tenets of Gestalt Therapy
    2. Determine the importance of Gestalt Therapy in current counseling theory and practice


Category: Podcast


  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - Ohio Hours

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