We are the original Gestalt therapy institute, established by Fritz and Laura Perls in 1952. As we were then, so are we now a membership organization which is a teaching/learning community where we explore ever-evolving Gestalt therapy theory as experiencable in and expressed through practice. Anyone with an interest in Gestalt therapy is welcome to attend our meetings and programs.
Our meetings usually take place on the second Wednesday of the month at 8:30PM, though this year there will be three weekend meetings. Please see the full schedule by clicking "SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS" to your left.
In addition to monthly meetings, we are planning several special events this year. We hope you will join us for any of these which draws your interest. For more information, please contact us.
We welcome you.
A new documentary by Christof Weber and Wolf Lindner, At the Boundary - Laura Perls and Gestalt Therapy, is now available on DVD.
Download a pdf of the cover here, and download the order form here.
Goodman (b. 1911) was one of the founders of Gestalt therapy
and, along with Fritz Perls and Ralph Hefferline, was one of
the author's of its foundational text, Gestalt Therapy,
Excitement and Growth in the Human Personality.
Paul was an orignial member of the NYIGT and
remained active until his death in 1972. We are proud to continue
to stress the important contributions to Gestalt therapy made
by this social critic, philosopher, psychotherapist, writer,
poet, playright, teacher, —and friend.
coming months, this section will feature current members of
our teaching/learning community.