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Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy 

Professional Training in Gestalt Therapy and Groupwork in the Southwest

Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy

10 Residential Weekends and one 5 day

COST £2055 (Payable as £495 deposit + 3 instalments of £520)



This one year Course is designed for those people who have a grounding in Gestalt Therapy theory and practice from a two or three year counselling/psychotherapy course which has included personal therapy and a Gestalt supervised placement, or can demonstrate compatible Gestalt knowledge and experience acquired in other ways.

Participants will have opportunities to increase their understanding of the relational/embodied Gestalt approach and to deepen, broaden and integrate their individual therapeutic style.

The course methodology will follow the primarily experiential model which has been successfully developed by CHPC over many years. Attention will be paid to the process of forming and developing the learning community to contain the increasing expansion of the participants’ personal and professional development.

The curriculum will include integrating assessment/diagnostic methods within a Gestalt approach, and will also attend to appropriate developmental, attachment and trauma theories compatible with a Gestalt perspective. Particular emphasis on the course will be given to the challenges and rewards of longer term work.

      Dates: Please contact David or Jenny
      Fees: £2055 payable as deposit of £495 and 3 instalments of £520 (alt. instalments possible by arrangement)
      Assignment: Dissertation of 10,000-12,000 words to be completed
      Application: By letter/e-mail or downloadable application form from website, giving full details of previous experience/training and current professional circumstances, and interests/goals in taking the course.

David Kalisch  MA (Cantab), UKCP , Dip.CPP, MAHPP. Co-tutors and co-designed the Diploma in Gestalt Therapy, and has designed, run and managed therapy  groups and Training courses in the fields of Counselling and Gestalt Therapy since 1986 in the voluntary, public and private sectors.

Jenny Dawson  MSc, CQSW,  DipGPTI ,UKCP is a Teaching & Supervisory    Member of the Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Institute and co-Tutors the Diploma in Gestalt Therapy. Jenny has over 30 years experience of designing and facilitating groups and has had a private practice since 1985

For further information:

Jenny Dawson: Tel: 01395 269076     e-mail: jeniandaw6@gmail.com

David Kalisch: Tel: 01404  234916    e-mail: davkalisch@aol.com

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