Gestalt Counselling in a Nutshell
- Gaie Houston - Gestalt Centre, London
Counselling in a Nutshell
Counselling and Psychotherapy (General) | Gestalt Therapy
- the origins of the approach
- the key theory and concepts
- the skills and techniques important to practice.
Written in an accessible, jargon-free style, this book includes vivid case examples, end of chapter exercises and a glossary of terms to help aid understanding.
Gaie Houston is a writer, UKCP-registered psychotherapist and senior lecturer at The Gestalt Centre, London.
'One of Gestalt Therapy's elder stateswomen has provided another generation of practitioners with a valuable jargon-free entry point to this vibrant therapy. Houston successfully interweaves theory and clinical vignettes with personal examples and experiential exercises to illustrate the power and uniqueness of Gestalt Therapy. Anyone with curiousity or an interest in Gestalt will benefit from having this compact gem on his or her bookshelf' -
Dave Mann, UKCP Registered Gestalt Psychotherapist, Trainer, Supervisor & Author
Really helpful in begining to understand Gestalt. Students have said they appreciate the easy writing style and have found the text easier to get to grips with them other larger text books.
useful additional text for those students who are interested in gestalt approaches
This is an excellent resource for those students who are getting to grips with the theoretical models of counselling. It is a highly recommended text for our YR4 module "Foundations in Counselling"