Gary Yontef

Bio

Gary Yontef, Ph.D., ABPP, Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology and Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology has been a gestalt therapist since training with Frederick Perls and James Simkin in 1965 and a supervisor and trainer since 1971. Formerly on the UCLA Psychology Department Faculty and Chairman of the Professional Conduct Committee of the L.A. County Psychological Association, Gary has a private practice in Los Angeles, California. He is a past president of the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Los Angeles (GTILA) and for 18 years was Chairman of the Faculty. He is has been on the editorial board of the International Gestalt Journal (formerly The Gestalt Journal), an Associate Editor of the Gestalt Review, and is editorial advisor of the British Gestalt Journal. He is a co-founder of the Pacific Gestalt Institute (PGI) and teaches and consults internationally. Gary has written one book Awareness, Dialogue and Process: Essays on Gestalt Therapy (published in 6 languages) and 68 articles and chapters on gestalt therapy theory, practice, and supervision.

Gary can be reached at gyontef@me.com or 310.838.0379. A full bibliography is available.