Current programme


Playing: possibility, transformation and the unexpected with Kirsteen Greenholm

August 26th, 2017August 27th, 2017

In this mainly experiential workshop we will build a supportive environment for exploring and extending our abilities to play. This will include exploring our relational and developmental histories around play, working/playing with a wide range of creative approaches and materials, and developing supports for yielding and mobilising into playfulness with adult clients.

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Two day introduction to gestalt 2017

September 2nd, 2017September 3rd, 2017

This course runs twice in the year. We will explore key gestalt perspectives on human distress, healing, growth and change.

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Voice, Power and Presence with Susan Gregory

October 21st, 2017October 22nd, 2017

A two day workshop with Susan Gregory. Susan is a gestalt therapist in New York City and was formerly a principal artist with the New York City Opera. She will bring her depth understanding of voice in this experiential two day workshop. This workshop  is open to trainee and qualified psychotherapists from any modality. Location: Edinburgh Gestalt Institute Dates: 21st – […]

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Diploma in supervision

November 17th, 2017November 11th, 2018

This is a twelve-day course for experienced counsellors/therapists from all modalities, run over four modules of Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It will teach a creative and practical gestalt-integrative-based model, covering theory, themes and issues relating to supervision.

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Lynne Jacobs - The aesthetics of supervision

May 10th, 2018May 11th, 2018

A client’s access to their experiential world and possibilities of contacting is both supported by, and constrained by, the range of experience that the therapist can access. We will explore how the supervisory process can support therapists and clients to cope with, and grow from, this inevitable dilemma.  This workshop is open to senior practitioners, […]

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Lynne Jacobs - Emotional process, enduring relational themes and inescapable relationality

May 12th, 2018May 13th, 2018

Our capacity for presence, our attention to contacting, our commitment to dialogue, are our therapeutic foundation. But questions always arise; “is my presence in this moment facilitating or inhibiting our dialogue?” “Is our contacting supporting us to develop a relational style that serves the clients further development over time?” Attention to enduring relational themes and […]

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