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ALL PRESENTATIONS ARE WITHOUT CHARGE.
Creatively alive and radically evolving
A one-day symposium & evening celebration! Honoring NYIGT’s 65th Anniversary 1952-2017
The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy (NYIGT) is the original gestalt therapy institute, founded by Laura and
Fritz Perls in 1952. Having evolved from its roots in pyschoanalysis, gestalt therapy has been and remains a dynamic
force in pyschotherapy. Gestalt Therapy’s commitment to dialogue, its focus on the here and now, and other core concepts
were harbingers of changes that would eventually manifest in a range of pyschodynamic pyschotherapies. NYIGT remains an
instrumental voice in the development of gestalt therapy and is a meaningful presence in the lives of gestalt practitioners
and clients the world over.
NYIGT is dedicated to gestalt therapy’s ongoing emergence and development. Stimulated by theme-centered panelists, symposium participants will explore the Institute’s journey as a teaching and learning community. Attendees will be invited to address figures they notice forming in the immediate field and to engage in dialogue that actively co-creates gestalt therapy’s growing edge in 2018 and beyond.
This celebration is open to gestalt therapy practitioners and trainees, therapists from other orientations, educators, artists, friends and all who are interested. NYIGT is committed to learning from one another!
This presentation has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yaqui Andrés Martínez will be offering a special workshop on Sunday, May 17; details to follow.
Panelists: Frank Bosco, Perry Gunther, Michael Vincent Miller & Lee Zevy
Please join us for a structured community event ahead of perhaps the most momentous American presidential election ever — one that will have consequences for the U.S. as well as the rest of the world. A panel of speakers will reflect on relevant topics such as Paul Goodman and activism, how the current political climate is impacting therapists and clients, and the historical importance of the arts during times of crisis. There will also be opportunities to express and exchange, both in large and small groups, our hopes, fears, and other feelings about where we are in today’s charged — and unprecedentedly outrageous — environment.