Gestalt therapy was founded by:
Gestalt therapy is based on the belief that each person is capable of assuming ___________ for his/her own ___________, feelings, and ____________, and living as an _______________.
- Personal responsibility
- Integrated whole
Gestalt therapy incorporates principles drawn from ________________, phenomenology, ____________, and Gestalt psychology.
Gestalt Concept 1: People tend to seek ___________.
Gestalt Concept 2: A person's "gestalts," or perceptions of ____________ reflect his/her ____________.
- Parts as wholes
- Current needs
Gestalt Concept 3: A person's behavior represents a ____ that is greater than the _______________.
- Sum of its parts
Gestalt Concept 4: Behavior can be fully understood only in its ____________.
Gestalt Concept 5: A person experiences the world in accord with the principle of _____/_____.
Maladaptive Bx is considered a "___________" that involves the abandonment of the self for the ________, and a resulting lack of __________.
- "Growth disorder"
Neurotic behavior often stems from:
A disturbance of the boundary between the self and external environment.
There are ____ major boundary disturbances.
___________ occurs when a person accepts concepts, facts and standards from the environment without actually understanding or fully assimilating them. In therapy, patients with this disturbance are often overly compliant.
____________ involves disowning aspects of the self by assigning them to other people. Extreme ________ can result in paranoia.
____________ entails doing to oneself what one wants to do to others.
____________ refers to the absence of a boundary between the self and the environment. ___________ causes intolerance of any differences between oneself and others and often underlies feelings of guilt and resentment.
The primary goal of Gestalt therapy is to help the client become a ____________ by integrating ____________.
- Unified whole
- The various aspects of the self
In Gestalt therapy, ______________ is viewed as counterproductive. The client is aided in recognizing the difference between her "_____________" and reality.
- "Transference fantasy"
The primary curative factor is _________________.
Tools used in Gestalt therapy include: Hint: 3-part answer.