The Rhythms of Facilitation

  • Norbert KoppensteinerEmail author


This chapter provides a process model for facilitation by bringing together the corresponding maps that have been drawn by Fritz Perls (Gestalt Therapy Verbatim. The Gestalt Journal Press, Gouldsboro, 1992), Gabrielle Roth (Sweat Your Prayers: The Five Rhythms of the Soul—Movement as Spiritual Practice. Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, New York, 1998), Sylvester Walch (2003), Romana Tripolt (Bewegung als Ressource in der Traumabehandlung. Praxishandbuch IBT – Integrative Bewegte Traumatherapie. Klett-Cotta, Stuttgart, 2016) and Bruce Tuckman (Psychol Bull 63, 1965; Tuckman and Jensen, Group & Organ Stud 2, 1977). In exemplary manner, I subsequently seek to highlight certain crucial moments in the facilitation process, like preparations, beginnings and endings. I render resources and imbalances that might arise through the process and group dynamics and particularly address transpersonal resources and embodied facilitation.


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  1. 1.InnsbruckAustria

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