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Chapter 18 Lecture 2 - lecture 34- class and lecture notes

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
John Bassili
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 34 o Gestalt therapy o Context of visual perception o Important notions about good form and being in harmony and symmetrical to simplify what we perceive o Whole is more than the sum of its parts o Come to feel in the here and now and has to be in touch with their body and environment o Resistance to present Trying to escape Need to be comfortable with self now o Fritz Perls, the founder of gestalt therapy, emphasized the importance of experiencing the moment (the here and now) o The goal is to help client get in touch with hisher feelings by seeing through phoniness in their thoughts and behaviors o Emphasis is on the present and not on the history of the client o Gestalt techniques o Things are not explained to the client, instead, opportunities for self- discoveries are created o Therapists frustrated client to f
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