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- alludes to the work of Buber (I and Thou, 1923); expresses the direct, authentic person-to-person relationship (sympathy) advocated by Perls, including that of the therapy session.

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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