NYIGT Member

Robert Resnick



Robert W. Resnick, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, has been a Gestalt and Couples Therapist for 55 years and an international trainer for over 50 years. Trained (1965-1970) and personally certified (1969) by Drs. Fritz Perls and James Simkin, he is proud to have been chosen by Fritz Perls to be the first Gestalt Therapist to introduce Gestalt Therapy to Europe in 1969. He has been presenting Gestalt and Couples training workshops in Europe several times each year since that time. Today, fifty years after he introduced Gestalt Therapy to Europe, Bob has been awarded the 2019 APA, Division 29 (Psychotherapy) Distinguished Award for the International Advancement Advancement of Psychotherapy.  His interview “Gestalt Therapy: Principles Prisms and Perspectives” defining his views of Gestalt Therapy at that time, appears in the summer 1995 issue of the British Gestalt Journal. “The Recursive Loop of Shame” appears in the Gestalt Review 1997. “Chicken Soup Is Poison” (Perls Festschrift) circa 1967. He is currently offering a series of contemporary Individual Gestalt Therapy demonstration and training films (Vimeo.com/ondemand/gestaltfilms) soon to be followed with Couples Therapy films with his wife and colleague, Rita Resnick, Ph.D. Bob’s style is warm and engaging and he speaks with clarity and humor.  And yes, the Resnicks are frequently happily married.

Email: BobResnick360@gmail.com