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Gestalt Review, launched in 1997, provides a forum for theory
and practice exchanges throughout the world. The international editorial board concentrates on the Gestalt approach at all system levels ranging from the individual, couples, families and groups, to organizations and the community at large. The journal also publishes original papers dealing with politics, philosophy, gender, and culture. Gestalt Review is peer-reviewed and published three times a year.

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Volume 22, Number 1

On Presence: The Consultant as a Learning Model

  Edwin C. Nevis, PhD

Presentness and Presence in Gestalt Therapy


Alan Cohen, MSW, LCSW, LP




“On Presence: The Consultant as a Learning Model” and
“Presentness and Presence”


  Sharona Halpern, MA, LMHC

Presence for Everyone: A Dialogue

  Marie-Anne Chidiac, DPsych, and Sally Denham-Vaughan, DPsych

Aesthetic Relational Knowledge of the Field: A Revised Concept of
Awareness in Gestalt Therapy and Contemporary Psychiatry


  Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb, PhD

Developing the Concept of Structured Ground in Gestalt Theory
and Practice


  Bruce Kenofer, PhD

Contact Interruptions (2003)


  Karen K. Humphrey, MA (1941–2017), and Dan Bloom, JD, LCSW

In Memoriam


Sonia March Nevis, PhD: A Remembrance   Joseph Melnick, PhD
Memories of Sonia March Nevis, PhD   Carol Brockmon, LCSW
A Reflection on Sonia March Nevis, PhD   Mary Anne Walk, MA, MBA, MS, MCC
A Conversation about Sonia March Nevis, PhD   Sharona Halpern, MA, LMHC, and Stuart N. Simon, LICSW
The Magnetism of Sonia March Nevis, PhD   Erving Polster, PhD
Sonia’s Call   Gwynne Guzzeau, JD


Volume 22, Number 2
Introduction   Herb Stevenson, MA, and Susan L. Fischer, PhD
An Improviser's Journey into Gestalt Thinking and Practice   Rick Maurer, MA
Holism, Field Theory, Systems Thinking, and Gestalt Consulting: How Each Informs the Other -- Part 1, Theoretical Integration   Herb Stevenson, MA
Holism, Field Theory, Systems Thinking, and Gestalt Consulting: How Each Informs the Other -- Part 2, Practical Application   Herb Stevenson, MA
Team Coaching Operating System (TCOS): The Intersection of Evidence-Based Research and Gestalt Principles   Laura L. Hauser, PhD
Expanding Awareness and Contact through Experiential Learning   Kay Peterson, MS, MBA, and David A. Kolb, Phd
Reflective Essay    
Evidence for Applying Contemporary Gestalt Theories to a Business Consulting and Executive Coaching Practice   Krista Thompson, MBA
Book Reviews    
Contact and Context: New Directions in Gestalt Coaching, edited by Ty Francis and Malcolm Parlett   Reviewed by E. Rachel Hochman, MS
A Gestalt Coaching Primer: The Pathway to Awareness IQ, by Dorothy E. Siminovitch   Reviewed by E. Rachel Hochman, MS

Volume 22, Number 3
Introduction   Nancy Arnendt-Lyon, Dr. phil.
The Seduction of Mystical Monisms: A Temptation for Human Dignity-Oriented Therapies   Donna M. Orange, PhD, PsyD
The Boundaries of Gestalt Therapy and the Limits of Our Imagination: Hermann Schmitz's Adolf Hitler in History and "New Phenomenology"   Nancy Arnendt-Lyon, Dr. phil.
Nourishing Notions or Poisonous Propositions? Can "New Phenomenology" Inspire Gestalt Therapy?   Lothar Gutjahr, PhD



Lothar Gutjahr's "Nourishing Notions or Poisonous Propositions? Can 'New Phenomenology' Inspire Gestalt Therapy?"

  Kathleen Holl, MA

In Place of Feelings

An Hour from Town (Terezin)

Till I Have Conquered in Myself What Causes War

  Cynthia Hogue, PhD
Making Meaning of Flashbacks: A Proposed Intervention   Susan Roos, PhD, LCSW
Book Reviews    
Coping with Grief and Loss: A Guide to Preparing for and Mourning the Death of Loved One, by Harvard Medical School   Reviewed by Susan Roos, PhD, LCSW
Women in Gestalt Therapy: Autobiographical Reflections and Future Prospects in Contemporary Interviews, edited by Adriena Feckova and Beatrix Wimmer in cooperation with Jay Levin   Reviewed by Joseph Melnick, PhD
In Memoriam    
Simon ("Bud") Feder, PhD (1930-2018)   Jack Aylward, EdD



Editor: Susan L. Fischer, PhD
Founding Editor: Joseph Melnick, PhD

Associate Editors:

Editorial Advisory Board:

Jack Aylward, EdD, US
Peter Cole, LCSW, US
Sylvia Fleming Crocker, PhD, US
Billy Desmond, MSc, MBA, UK
Sarah Fallon, SRAsT(D), Dip GPTI, UK
Iris Fodor, PhD, US
Gianna Francesetti, MD, Italy
Ruella Frank, PhD, US
Sean Gaffney, PhD, Ireland/Sweden
Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD, Canada
Gaie Houston, MA, England
Francisco Huneeus, MD, Chile
Lynne Jacobs, PhD, US
Isabelle Le Peuch, PhD, France
Talia Levine Bar-Yoseph, MA, Israel
Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb, PhD, Italy
Jochen Lohmeier, PhD, South Africa
Mark McConville, PhD, US
Peter Mortola, PhD, US
Violet Oaklander, PhD,US
Eleanor O'Leary, PhD, Ireland
Brian O'Neill, BA, MAPS, Australia
Malcolm Parlett, PhD, England
Erving Polster, PhD, US
Robert Resnick, PhD, US
Jan Roubal, MD, Czech Republic
Frank Rubenfeld, PhD, US
Stuart N. Simon, LICSW, US
Herb Stevenson, MA, USA
Sarah Toman, PhD, US
Daan Van Baalen, MD, Norway
Carmen Vazquez Bandin, PhD, Spain
Gordon Wheeler, PhD, US
Ansel Woldt, EdD, US

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