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a configuration or pattern of elements so unified as a whole that it cannot be described merely as a sum of its parts

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Exploring the influence of Gestalt therapy training on psychiatric nursing practice: Stories from the field.
Gestalt therapy values creativity and spontaneity (as long as it is informed and guided by theory and empirical understanding; Resnick & Estrup, 2000; Yontef, 1993).
One approach which has gained recognition in stress management is Gestalt therapy which is an experiential psychotherapy that focuses on individual's experience on the present moment, the therapist-client relationship, the environmental and social contexts in which these things take place and the self-regulating adjustments people make as a result of the overall situation.
Gestalt Therapy and the Therapeuthic Presence of Fritz Perls: an Interview with Cuadro Naranjo
Decidedly, this theme, funded by his anarchism commitments to Gestalt therapy, and prescience, runs throughout all his works, most eloquently in Growing Up Absurd, Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals, in his homage to the "friends" of the Empire City novels, and in Making Do.
Two other tables in the room displayed medical and psychological evaluations along with medicinal products and paintings from Gestalt therapy.
The Development of the Aesthetic and Creative Dimensions of Gestalt Therapy
NLP is a behavioral technology created in the 1970s by Richard Brandler, a student of mathematics and Gestalt therapy, and John Grinder, a professor of linguistics at the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Nevertheless, the early documents are read by all students and the foundational work, Gestalt Therapy by Frederick Perls, Paul Goodman, and Ralph Hefferline, is still gone over word for word.
Perls (1948), co-founder of Gestalt Therapy, wrote "The goal of therapy is to restore that amount of integration that leads to its own development.
The active focus on the present has much in common with the concept of here and now in Gestalt therapy (Chu, 1993; Zinker, 1977) and with the concept of mindfulness in cognitive therapy (Hayes & Wilson, 2003; Roemer & Orsillo, 2003).
Fritz Perls conducting gestalt therapy I saw during my early psychotherapy training in the 1970s.
One answer may lie in Gestalt therapy theory, a theory that has long been associated with training in group process.