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Gestalt Review, launched in 1997, provides a forum for theory
and practice exchanges throughout the world. The international editorial board concentrates on the Gestalt approach at all system levels ranging from the individual, couples, families and groups, to organizations and the community at large. The journal also publishes original papers dealing with politics, philosophy, gender, and culture. Gestalt Review is peer-reviewed and published three times a year.

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Volume 21, Number 1

Editorial. Relational Attitudes in Gestalt Theory and Practice

  Susan L. Fischer, PhD

(Gestalt) Pathways of Dissemination, Part I: Origins


Michael Fisher, PhD

Men Making Meaning of Eating Disorders: A Qualitative (Gestalt) Study



Robin Leichtman, PhD, and Sarah Toman, PhD

Beyond the Miniatures: Using Gestalt Theory in Sandtray Processing

Naomi Timm, MA, and Yvonne Garza, PhD

Review Essay


Living in Goodman Territory: A Review of Yes We Care! Social, Political and Cultural Relationship as Therapy’s Ground, A Gestalt Perspective (Ed.
Guus Klaren, Nurith Levi, and Ivana Vidaković; Introduction, Joseph Melnick)


  Malcolm Parlett, PhD



The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy in the 21st Century:

An Anthology of Published Writings Since 2000
(Eds. Dan Bloom and Brian O’Neill)


  Alan Meara, MGT

Absence Is the Bridge between Us:
Gestalt Therapy Perspective and Depressive Experiences
(Ed. Gianni Francesetti; Preface, Lynne Jacobs)


  Susan Roos, PhD, LCSW

Beyond Therapy: Igniting Life Focus Community Movements
(Erving Polster)


  Brian O’Neill, BA (Hons), MAP

Trauma Therapy and Clinical Practice:
Neuroscience, Gestalt, and the Body (Miriam Taylor)


  Peter Cole, LCSW
Where Is Paul Goodman When You Need Him? A Review of Gestalt Therapy and the American Experience
(Jack Aylward)
  Charles Bowman, MS

Volume 21, Number 2

Editorial. Gestalt Theory and Practice in Contact: Forays into Other Context


  Susan L. Fischer, PhD

(Gestalt) Pathways of Dissemination, Part II: The Hub of the Human Potential Movement


  Michael C. Fisher, PhD

The Phenomenological Method in Husserl and in Gestalt Therapy


  Sylvia Fleming Crocker, PhD

Commentary on "the Phenomenological Methodin Husserl and in Gestalt Therapy"


  Philip Brownell, MDiv, PsyD

Response to Brownell's Commentary


  Sylvia Fleming Crocker, PhD
Review Essay    

Gestalt Therapy

(Gordon Wheeler and Lena Axelsson)


  Gwynne Guzzeau, JD

Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid Adaptations: The Pursuit of Love, Admiration, and Safety

(Elinor Greenberg)


  Carol Brockmon, LCSW, and Gianni Francesetti, MD

Expanding Your Leadership: A Journey Towards Building Character

(Dagrun Dvergsdal)


  Nancy Hardaway, MEd
In Memoriam    

Janet Ruckert, EdD (6 June 1926 – 24 February 2017)


  Liv Estrup, MA

Karen Humphrey, MA (25 September 1941 – 11 March 2017)


  Lee Zevy, LCSW


Editorial. Endings--And New Beginnings


  Susan L. Fischer, PhD

Joseph Melnick, PhD, & Sonia March Nevis, PhD (1927-2017)


(Gestalt) Pathways of Dissemination: Part III. The Media Firestorm


  Michael C. Fisher, PhD

Addiction as Persistent Traumatic Experience: Neurobiological Processes and Good Contact


  Giancarlo Pintus, PsyD

Resistance--Part II? On "Towards a Notion of Resistance in Gestalt Therapy"


  Joseph Melnick, PhD

Towards a Notion of Resistance in Gestalt Therapy


  Carmen Vázquez Bandín, PhD
Review Essay    

Integrative Gestalt Practice: Transforming Our Ways of Working with People (Mikael Sonne and Jan Toennesvang)


  Alan Meara, MGT

Towards a Research Tradition in Gestalt Therapy (Edited by Jan Roubal [Executive Editor]; Philip Brownell, Gianni Francesetti, Joseph Melnick, & Jelena Zeleskov-Djoric [Contributing Editors])


  (1) Charles Bowman, MS, LCSW; (2) Mark Reck, PsyD

Timeless Experience: Laura Perls’s Unpublished Notebooks and Literary Texts, 1946-1985 (Nancy Amendt-Lyon, Ed. & Introduction)


  Michael C. Fisher, PhD



Editor: Susan L. Fischer, PhD
Founding Editor: Joseph Melnick, PhD

Associate Editors:

Editorial Advisory Board:

Nancy Amendt-Lyon, PhD, Austria
Jack Aylward, EdD, US
Peter Cole, LCSW, US
Sylvia Fleming Crocker, PhD, US
Billy Desmond, MSc, MBA, UK
Sarah Fallon, SRAsT(D), Dip GPTI, UK
Bud Feder, PhD, US
Iris Fodor, PhD, US
Gianna Francesetti, MD, Italy
Ruella Frank, PhD, US
Sean Gaffney, PhD, Ireland/Sweden
Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD, Canada
Gaie Houston, MA, England
Francisco Huneeus, MD, Chile
Lynne Jacobs, PhD, US
Isabelle Le Peuch, PhD, France
Talia Levine Bar-Yoseph, MA, Israel
Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb, PhD, Italy
Jochen Lohmeier, PhD, South Africa
Mark McConville, PhD, US
Peter Mortola, PhD, US
Violet Oaklander, PhD,US
Eleanor O'Leary, PhD, Ireland
Brian O'Neill, BA, MAPS, Australia
Malcolm Parlett, PhD, England
Erving Polster, PhD, US
Robert Resnick, PhD, US
Jan Roubal, MD, Czech Republic
Frank Rubenfeld, PhD, US
Stuart N. Simon, LICSW, US
Herb Stevenson, MA, USA
Sarah Toman, PhD, US
Daan Van Baalen, MD, Norway
Carmen Vazquez Bandin, PhD, Spain
Gordon Wheeler, PhD, US
Ansel Woldt, EdD, US
Georges Wollants, LicPs PedSc, Belgium

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