Definition excerpted with permission from Ginger, Serge International Glossary of Gestalt Psychotherapy (Seven languages including English. Order from FORGE at 183 rue Lecourbe; 75015 Paris, France) Paperback 1995.
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- in Gestalt, the importance of unconscious phenomena is not of course denied, but they are not the main focus of the therapeutic work. Gestalt therapy deliberately starts at the surface with observable bodily, emotional or mental phenomena, in order to reach the deeper unconscious layers.