2020/2021 Curriculum and Readings – Group C

PGI Weekend Program 2020/2021

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Date

Faculty

Theme

Reading

Weekend 1

10/3 – 10/4

Friedemann

310-285-5510

Dialogic Hermeneutics

  • From the Suffering Stranger by Donna Orange, Chapter 1, What is Hermeneutics? 
  • Cultivated Uncertainty, An Attitude of Gestalt Therapists by Frank Staemmler

Weekend 2

11/7 – 11/8

Gary

310-838-0379

Here and Now – Phenomenology and Field Theory

  • From Experimental Phenomenology, An Introduction by Don Ihde, Chapters 1 & 2
  • From Gestalt Therapy, Therapy of the Situation by Georges Wollants, Chapters 1 & 2

Weekend 3

12/5 – 12/6

Ren

323-640-5854

Shame is Relational

  • From The Voice of Shame, Silence and Connection in Psychotherapy, edited by Lee & Wheeler, Chapter 2 by Gordon Wheeler
  • From Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame, A Relational/Neurobiological Approach by Patricia DeYoung, Chapters 2, 9 & 11

Weekend 4

1/9 – 1/10

Michelle

323-810-0680

Experience of Self

From Self: A Polyphony of Contemporary Gestalt Therapists, edited by Jean-Marie Robine, 3 chapters:

  • Chapter 7, Self of the Situation by George Wollants
  • Chapter 8, You Cry, I Feel Pain: The emerging co-created self as the foundation of anthropology, psychopathology and psychotherapy in Gestalt Therapy by Gianni Francesetti
  • Chapter 13, Meaningfulness, Directionality and Sense of Self by Lynne Jacobs

Weekend 5

2/20 – 2/21

Christine

323-309-5138

Character and Enduring Relational Themes

  • Hopes, Fears, and Enduring Relational Themes by Lynne Jacobs
  • From Awareness, Dialogue & Process by Gary Yontef, Chapter 14, Treating People with Character Disorders
  • Psychotherapy of the Schizoid Process by Gary Yontef

Weekend 6

3/20 – 3/21

Armin

917−549−3385

Working with Addiction

  • Gestalt Therapy – A Harm Reduction Approach, by Mark Fairfield
  • From British Gestalt Journal, Response to Mark Fairfield
  • From Gestalt Therapy: History, Theory and Practice, edited by Woldt and Toman, Chapter 15, Gestalt Approaches to Substance Use/Abuse/Dependency: Theory and Practice by Michael Clemmens