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EP20 Great Conversations 11 - An Interview with Erving Polster - Jeff Zeig, PhD and Erving Polster, PhD

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Topic Areas:
Gestalt |  Great Conversations |  Ericksonian Hypnosis and Therapy Techniques |  Experiential Therapy |  Psychotherapy |  Art and Creativity
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2020
Erving Polster, PhD |  Jeffrey Zeig, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
1 hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 11, 2020
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Poetry and Presence: Each can lead to client change. This session explores the intersection of two experiential methods,  gestalt practice and Ericksonian therapy. 

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe similarities between gestalt and Ericksonian practice.
  2. Describe how presence can empower psychotherapy.
  3. Describe an evocative orientation in therapy

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



Erving Polster, PhD's Profile

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Erving Polster, Ph.D in clinical psychology, is the Director of The Gestalt Institute of San Diego, and the author of several important books, including Gestalt Therapy Integrated, Every Person's Life is Worth a Novel, and From the Radical Center: The Heart of Gestalt Therapy, as well as dozens of articles and chapters. Erving has authored 6 books. In his current writings, he offers perspectives and designs for a communal application of psychotherapy principles. He also describes and celebrates a powerful contemporary momentum for people-at-large to join together in the search for personal and social enlightenment.

Jeffrey Zeig, PhD's Profile

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Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD, is the Founder and Director of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation and is president of Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Inc., publishers in the behavioral sciences. He has edited, co-edited, authored or coauthored more than 20 books on psychotherapy that appear in twelve foreign languages. Dr. Zeig is a psychologist and marriage and family therapist in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona.