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Articles for Fritz Perls
From the Jupiter Center for Growth & Healing: Yesterday, I visited with my mother for a few hours, showing her a bit about how to use the internet beyond email. She recited a line from a poem to offer some insight into a relationship issue we were discussing.
by Vikki Brock: Fritz Perls (1893-1970), was a German born psychotherapist who coined the term “Gestalt therapy” for the approach to therapy he developed with his wife Laura Perls in the 1940s.
1. View of Human Nature a. A Gestalt means a whole, and Gestalt therapy is based on the person feeling whole or complete in their life.
by Sheldon Litt, Ph.D.: Gestalt therapy was originated about fifty years ago by Frederick ‘Fritz’ Perls (1893-1970) in collaboration with Paul Goodman.
This landmark interview with Laura Perls appeared in the premier issue of The Gestalt Journal. The first comprehensive exploration of Laura’s role in the development of Gestalt therapy, it was the first of three interviews that became “An Oral History of Gestalt Therapy.” The interview was conducted by Laura’s friend and trainee, Edward Rosenfeld. It […]
by Fritz Perls: “Psychiatry in a New Key” is a manuscript that we believe Perls started sometime in the early 1950’s, after the publication of Gestalt Therapy, which he had co-authored with Paul Goodman and Ralph Hefferline.
Interview by Adelaide Bry:
How can we fail to project ourselves into each and every dream thought? When we dream of our mothers, for example, is that dream image – as vivid and lifelike as it may be – really our mother?
by Fritz Perls: Ladies and gentlemen, every one of you is only too aware that we are born into a time of multiple contradictions. Up to the 18th century, a spiritual concept of the world, a religious ideology, was, with very few exceptions, taken for granted.