Gestalt Therapy Article Review by ResearchRiter

Gestalt Therapy
Review of Yontef and Fuhr's article "Gestalt Therapy: Theory of Change."
# 122724 | 750 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (General)

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This paper presents an analysis of gestalt therapy based on the article, "Gestalt Therapy Theory of Change" by Yontef and Fuhr. The role of the therapist in promoting change is highlighted as well as the need for existential dialogue between the patient and therapist.

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"Yontef and Fuhr, both gestalt therapists, wrote 'Gestalt Therapy: Theory of Change." This article presents Gestalt therapy theory, noting that with this therapy the therapist is not a change agent but acts to promote growth conditions to allow for change to take place. For this type of therapy it is the organism that regulates the change rather than the therapist. The paradoxical theory of change is noted to be at the core of this theory, trying to be who one is not results in remaining the..."

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