Gestalt Self Therapy Author:Muriel Schiffman Gestalt Self Therapy and further techniques for personal growth. — "I want to know myself; to be truly aware of the apposing forces within me;to consciously experience the battle raging beneath the surface, that battle whose distant thunder I tend to smother with clenched teeth, headaches, obsessive thinking. When I get down there and plunge int... more »o the battle scene, I can experience the...'therapeutic impasse'...Only then...do I have a chance to strike out on a new path". Gestalt Self Therapy describes three concrete techniques vividly illustrated by examples taken from the author's and her students' experiences.
Chapter titles: Dr., Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; the Inner Conflict, Techniques for Gestalt Self Therapy; the Search for Identity; Self discipline; The Judgmental Attitude; Responsibility and Blame: Problems in Communication; The Neurotic Need to Control; The Courage to Fail; The Meaning of Love, The office Neurosis; Depression; How to Use a Psychotherapist; Loneliness; the Psychological Tasks of Adolescence; Envy and Jealousy, Self Therapy
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