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Gestalt Counselling In Action Petrūska Clarkson

Gestalt Counselling In Action

Petrūska Clarkson

Published August 1st 1989
ISBN : 9780803981881
Hardcover
160 pages
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The Gestalt approach to counselling recognizes that human functioning is biologically and socially need-based, and operates in a cyclical fashion. As one need is fulfilled, another arises, itself seeking fulfilment. If this natural cycle isMoreThe Gestalt approach to counselling recognizes that human functioning is biologically and socially need-based, and operates in a cyclical fashion. As one need is fulfilled, another arises, itself seeking fulfilment. If this natural cycle is interrupted, difficulties occur. This book provides a clear guide to Gestalt therapy. It is designed to follow the developmental stages in the counselling process- Petruska Clarkson relates the cycle of formation and destruction to the different stages, and provides extensive examples of treatment and the specific techniques appropriate to each step and to different kinds of clients.