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Gestalt Theatre – Integrace aplikovaného dramatu do Gestalt terapie

Title in English Gestalt Theatre – Integration of Applied Drama into Gestalt Therapy


Year of publication 2020
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Psychoterapie
Keywords Gestalt Theatre, Gestalt therapy, drama in therapy, theatre of experience, expressive therapy, improvisational theatre
Description Gestalt Theatre is an integrative approach to psychotherapy. It stands firmly grounded in the conceptual framework and philosophy of Gestalt therapy, into which it brings the best practices and principles from drama therapy, applied theatre improvisation and the theatre of the experience. The article defines the underlying theoretical framework for Gestalt Theatre. It argues for the natural proximity and connection of Gestalt therapy and applied drama and useful principles of their interconnection in therapeutic practice.