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sensitive Gestalt message

- Sensitive Gestalt Massage, (developed by the American, Margaret Elke), closely related to massage; Californian, sensory, relaxing, relational, etc. A technique of non-verbal communication focusing on the physical awareness of the two partners who, in turn, both give and receive massage. Among its aims, the reintegration of a physical sense of self, - the best way to heighten awareness at the contact boundary.

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.