Applying Philip Lichtenberg’s Four Corners Model to Working With Couples – Presenter: David Picó Vila

When:
April 3, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2022-04-03T13:00:00-04:00
2022-04-03T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
Zoom
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Applying Philip Lichtenberg's Four Corners Model to Working With Couples – Presenter: David Picó Vila @ Zoom

Description:

The paper “Creating a Distinct ‘I’ and a Distinct ‘You’ in Contacting” by Philip Lichtenberg proposed an apparently simple model for describing relations, with an emphasis on how to relate in a contactful manner. The model was succinctly described as an algebraic combination of factors. This presentation aims at unfolding the power of this model as a clinically useful way of describing different types of interactions in couples. Several relationship dynamics are described in terms of agency and figure/ground formation. This provides a useful map for clinical intervention.

Biography:

I work as a Gestalt therapist in Valencia, Spain. I was trained in Gestalt therapy by the Institut Français de Gestalt-Thérapie and, later, in developmental somatic psychotherapy by Ruella Frank. I’m a psychologist and musician. I have a Ph.D. in computer science.