Gestalt Therapy

Gestalt Therapy


Course Overview 

The Gestalt Approach is a mindfulness approach used in psychotherapy and is a way of getting clients to focus on their individual experience in the present moment. It helps clients to understand and connect with the “Self” and their environment, to overcome a range of mental health issues.

In this Gestalt Therapy Training Course, you will learn about the origins of the Gestalt approach and the importance of the “Self” in Gestalt therapy. It also discusses in detail the principles and forms of psychotherapy. It includes training on how to conduct both individual, couple and group therapy sessions, for aspiring professionals and those who are new to the field. 

With step-by-step guidance, you will learn how to build the therapeutic relationship, gaining in-demand therapy skills such as active listening, communication and empathy. You will also learn about the pros and cons of the gestalt approach, including the challenges that come with this field of therapy.  

Learning Outcomes:

  • Deepen your understanding of the principles and forms of psychotherapy
  • Learn about the origins of the Gestalt approach and the role of the Gestalt Therapist
  • Understand the therapeutic relationship and how to use a person-centred approach in therapy
  • Develop your understanding of mindfulness in therapy and the benefits of being mindful
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the importance of the “self” in Gestalt therapy 
  • Familiarise with a wide range of popular techniques used in Gestalt therapy
  • Know how to conduct individual, couple and group therapy sessions
  • Have a solid understanding of the pros and cons of the Gestalt approach

Who is this Course for?

This Gestalt Counselling Course applies to the following:

  • Psychology students
  • Psychology/counselling professionals who want to learn more about the Gestalt approach


Course Curriculum

About the Instructor FREE 00:03:00
About the Course 00:05:00
What is Psychotherapy 00:10:00
Introduction to Gestalt Therapy
What is Gestalt Therapy 00:09:00
The origins of Gestalt Approach 00:12:00
Psychoanalysis & Gestalt approach 00:09:00
Forms of Psychotherapy 00:11:00
Therapeutic Relationship in Gestalt therapy 00:11:00
Philosophy and Principles in Gestalt Therapy
The ‘Self’ in Gestalt therapy 00:09:00
Gestalt ‘Present’ Awareness 00:10:00
The concept of ‘Respect’ 00:06:00
The concept of ‘Social Responsibility’ 00:07:00
The Concept of ‘Relationship’ in Gestalt 00:08:00
Phenomenological Method 00:06:00
The Essence & Principles
Dialogical Relationship 00:06:00
Field Theoretical strategies 00:07:00
Experimental Freedom 00:06:00
The Theory of Change 00:09:00
The concept of ‘Mindfulness’ 00:11:00
Gestalt Therapy Techniques
Exercise and Experiments 00:05:00
The Empty Chair Technique 00:09:00
Discussing ‘dreams’ (Dream Work) 00:10:00
Exaggeration & Repetition 00:05:00
Guided Imagery and Fantasy 00:11:00
Suppressive Techniques 00:09:00
Working with ‘Unfinished Business’ 00:09:00
Forms & Methods of Therapy
Working with Couples 00:10:00
Working with Groups 00:06:00
Pros & Cons of Gestalt Therapy
The Strengths of Gestalt approach 00:04:00
Critiques & Limitations 00:05:00
Thank You and Good Bye! 00:02:00

Course Reviews


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  1. 4

    Superb!! Highly recommended for all to take the course who are really interested in gestalt therapy.

  2. 4

    Took this course and learned quickly about gestalt therapy

  3. 5

    Awesome course!! Very helpful for new learners.

  4. 4

    Excellent! Learned a lot about Gestalt Therapy.

  5. 4

    Recommend!! A Lots of modules are arranged in a wonderful scequence.




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