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EP95 Panel 02 - History of Psychotherapy - Erving Polster, PhD; Ernest Rossi, PhD; Margaret Singer, PhD; Thomas Szasz, MD

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Topical Panels |  Psychotherapy |  History of Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1995
Erving Polster, PhD |  Ernest Rossi, PhD |  Margaret Singer, PhD |  Thomas Szasz, MD
59 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 15, 1995
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Educational Objectives:

  1. To compare and contrast clinical and philosophical perspectives of experts.  

*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.

Ernest Rossi, PhD's Profile

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Ernest L. Rossi, PhD, is an internationally renowned therapist, teacher and pioneer in the psychobiology of mind-body healing. The author of more than 24 professional books, Dr. Rossi worked with Milton Erickson for eight years and co-authored three classic volumes on therapeutic hypnosis with him. Rossi has also edited four volumes of Erickson's Collected Papers and four volumes of Erickson's Seminars, Workshops and Lectures. He has been conducting research in the psychosocial genomics of ultradian rhythms and their relation to mind-body healing and psychotherapy for over three decades.

Margaret Singer, PhD's Profile

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Margaret Thaler Singer, Ph.D., received her degree in 1952 from the University of Denver. She has held a number of academic appointments, including serving as a Professor Emieritus in the Department of Pscyhology at the University of California, Berkeley. She has received numerous honors including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Award for Cumulative Contributions to Reasearch in Family Therapy. Dr. Singer has served on a number of editorial boards and has been the recipient of numerous grants. She is past president of the American Psychosomatic Association. Dr. Singer has made more than 100 contributions to professional journals and bokos. She has authored Cults in our Midst and "Crazy" Therapies

Thomas Szasz, MD's Profile

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Thomas S. Szasz, (M.D., University of Cincinnati, 1944) was Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He was recipient of numerous awards, including the Humanist fo the Year Award from the American Humanist Association and the Distinguished Service Award from teh American Institute for Public Service. He has received a number of honorary doctorates and lectureships, and served on the editorial board or as consulting editor for ten journals.

Szasz has authored approximately 400 articles, book chapters, reviews, letters to the editor and columns. He has written 19 books.