How do you overcome clients’ preconceptions of themselves? What small steps can you take that can help facilitate change within a client? Join celebrated therapist, Erving Polster, as he reflects on the lessons he’s learned about how to use creativity in the consulting room.
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Gestalt Therapy pioneer Erving Polster is recognized as a master at bringing a quality of immediacy and connection into his work. Here’s a video clip that not only shows Erv in action, but also offers his reflections on how therapists can apply their “natural creativity” in a disciplined and conscious approach with clients.
By Rich Simon I recently had the privilege of interviewing Erv Polster, who many therapists of my generation know as pioneer of Gestalt therapy. Those not of my generation, whether they’re familiar with his work or not, are steeped in his influence—body work, mindfulness, and immediacy in therapy were introduced and exemplified by Polster and his cohorts. Read more