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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-a psychodrama technique invented by Moreno and often used by Perls, consisting of getting the client to play in turn the various roles of the situation s/he is recalling. In this way, s/he can dialogue, for example, with various parts of his/her own body, or open up an imaginary dialogue with one or his/her parents and give the responses that s/he him/herself imagines, fears or desires. In this way, s/he dialogues with his/her parental imago.)