Creativity as Gestalt Therapy

  • Richard Kitzler


In the beginning there was always art — and creativity. And there were always the artists and creators. Drama and dance, music and composers, painters and poets were all there: as patients, but many also as nascent practitioners of Gestalt therapy. And there was a reason central to the theory and practice: Gestalt therapy was and is still not an adjustive therapy, and its practitioners and clients thought of themselves as creative artists, making and doing in the world with their tools, materials, and gifts. And they were there, active in their roles in aesthetic/social/professional creativity. For us, it was all of a piece.


Professional Group Creative Artist Combine Therapy Group Carrara Marble Adjustive Therapy 
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