Perry Klepner

Bio

MBA, LCSW

Full member, Fellow and past president, 1993-95, of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy.  Mentors/principal teachers: Laura Perls, Isadore From and Richard Kitzler. Maintains a private practice in New York City and Kingston, NY providing individual, couples and group therapy and serves as psychotherapist to The Bard Graduate Center, NYC. Has been on the faculty of several institutes, and provide Gestalt Therapy training and supervision in NYC and via Skype.  Special interests are intimacy relationships, career concerns and sexuality. Has authored articles, papers, and  conducted workshops in Gestalt Therapy theory/practice, intimacy, sexual addiction, process groups in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Recent  Publications: “Exploring Intimacy, A Gestalt Therapy Approach,” Dan Bloom and Brian (Eds.)  The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy in the 21st Century: An Anthology Of Published Writings since 2000. April, 2014.

“Process Groups- A Gestalt Therapy Conferencing Experiment and The AAGT. 2010 Biennial Conference” Dan Bloom and Philip Brownell, (Ed’s.) Continuity.      and Change: Gestalt Therapy Now, the 10th Biennial Conference of the.  Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy. Cambridge Scholars. 2011.

“Isadore From: My Teacher and Colleague – His Contributions to Gestalt Therapy and   Influence On My Practice, International Gestalt Journal, 2010 Volume 33, Number 2.

“Living, Loving and Laughter In An HIV/AIDS Group,” Feder, Bud and Frew, John, (Ed’s.)   Beyond the Hot Seat Revisited – Gestalt Approaches to Group. The Gestalt Institute Press. 2008. 

Papers/Presentations: “Seeing In The Dark –The Contact Boundary: Where, What, How -A Conversation and Experiment.” The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy. April, 2015.

“Mastering Gestalt Therapy by Perls, Hefferline and Goodman.” The Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy Biennial International Conference.  Asilomar, CA. Sept., 2014.

“Mastering Gestalt Therapy by Perls, Hefferline and Goodman, A Practitioners Guide to Understanding the Theory and Practice of the Self,” The Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training. April,  2014.