Gestalt Therapy is one of the primary approaches I use
for doing counseling (along with EFT). It also provides the
guiding framework for all of the other approaches I use in my work.
Gestalt Therapy has helped me to become very sensitive
to a client's internal psychological process. What are the underlying
needs that the person has and how is s/he stopping him/herself from
fullfilling them? In other words, what are the internal obstacles that
are getting in the way of getting what is wanted? This has been an
invaluable background in support of being more effective in my EFT
following link will give you more information about Gestalt Therapy
theory and practice.
Therapy: An Introduction
This is an excellent, approximately 30 page description
of the theory and practice of Gestalt Therapy. It starts out a little
slow in the beginning, but gets very interesting as you proceed. It is
probably the best encapsulation of Gestalt Therapy around.