Gestalt Therapy’s Embodied Styles is a workshop which is both participatory and didactic. It is drawn from my article of the same name which appeared in 2015 in the British Gestalt Journal, and simultaneously in German in the journal GESTATTHERAPIE. In the workshop we will look at five ways of attending to body experience as an integrated aspect of Gestalt therapy theory and practice. Gestalt therapy practitioners have devised dozens of ways of including attention to body experience in their practices. These ways are both overlapping and descriptively individual. How do they differ’ How do we choose which approach to utilize in session’ How may we Gestalt therapists train to use these practices in our work and in our lives’ These are some of the questions we will address in the workshop.
Susan Gregory has been a Gestalt therapist in private practice in New York City for twenty-five years. She has published four book chapters and more than twenty peer reviewed articles. She was president of NYIGT in 2007-2009. Susan offers supervision in person and via Skype. She has been guest faculty at institutes in England, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil. In November, 2015 Susan and fellow NYIGT member Peter Philippson co-taught the British Gestalt Journal’s annual Seminar Day in London, attended by over 100 therapists and trainees. You may contact Susan at GestaltSing@aol.com.