Services and Activities

  • Training Programs
  • Educational-Thematic Workshops
  • Experiential Workshops
  • Educational-Experiential Workshops
  • Group Therapy
  • Supervision Group
  • Gestalt Coaching in Business Organizations Annual Cycle of Workshops
  • Open Lectures
  • Community Work-Volunteerism
  • Cooperation with Educational Institutions
  • Participation in European Projects

Training Programs

Training Programs

The Gestalt Foundation Psychotherapy & Training Center offers education and training on the Gestalt psychotherapy approach. The Centers main goal is to educate and teach the theory and methodology of Gestalt psychotherapy.

 

It emphasizes the assimilation of the principles and methodology of Gestalt psychotherapy by trainees in their practice and the development of their own style of work.

 

The training programs aim to provide students with the necessary skills to evolve professionally and personally as an important part of their education aims at that.

 

Trainees gain insight on their personal growth and structure of interpersonal relationships. Within a secure environment, the challenges and the group dynamics, trainees explore new and more authentic ways of existing and coexisting.

 

GESTALT PSYCHOTHERAPISTS TRAINING PROGRAM

 

The program is addressed to Mental Health and Humanities University graduates (psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers etc.) and complies with the EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) educational criteria.

It is a 1450 hours training program, lasts 4 years and is divided in two courses:

Course A: Basic Training Course

B: Clinical Orientation

 

FLEXIBLE GESTALT PSYCHOTHERAPISTS TRAINING PROGRAM

 

The Gestalt Foundation Psychotherapy & Training Center practices a fundamental concept of Gestalt therapy, “creative adjustment” and in order to address current needs, created a new modified and flexible training program offered by the Center in Thessalonica. It consists of thematically oriented subjects and is divided in two courses. Its goal is to teach the theory and methodology of Gestalt therapy.

 

The difference between this program and the already existing 4 year program is first the flexibility in the time of attendance and second that is organized thematically.

 

Furthermore the difference is that it remains open (Course A) throughout the current academic year.

 

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS TRAINING PROGRAM

 

Mental Health Counseling is a separate established scientific domain that recently has seen a dynamic evolution and in our country. It applies in many aspects of an individuals’ life such as work, family, education, heath, society and wherever the needs of our modern world deem necessary.

Among the subjects that Mental Health Counseling deals with is self-awareness, self-fulfillment, psychological support, problem solving, intrapersonal and interpersonal conflict management, adjustment to change etc.

Our Centers’ training program on Mental Health Counseling in the Gestalt approach is addressed to college graduates (sociologists, social anthropologists, teachers, physicians, nurses, lawyers, etc.), people with Bachelor degree on Counseling, Human Resources managers, Business consultants, artists and people with experience in Counseling or attendants other courses on Counseling in accordance to the training qualifications of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and HAC (Hellenic Association for Counseling).

 

GESTALT IN ORGANIZATIONS TRAINING PROGRAM

 

This training program is addressed to psychologists, psychotherapists who work for corporations and psychologists, psychotherapists and mental health counselors who are interested to learn about how the Gestalt approach can be applied in the world of Corporations and Organizations, Gestalt counselors working for Corporations and Organizations (G.P.O.), for counselors, coaches and trainers also working for Corporations and Organizations, for executives who are responsible for the Human Resources development and for people holding managerial posts in Corporations and Organizations.

 

Based on the Gestalt approach the services that can be offered are:

  • Consulting,
  • Coaching,
  • Mentoring,
  • Training,
  • Supervision,

in both individual and group level.

 

ANNUAL CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM

 

The Gestalt Foundation Psychotherapy & Training Center taking into account that the environment, science, technology and therefore society, people’s perception and attitudes are constantly modified, updated and evolving, feels that it is necessary for a psychotherapist and mental health counselor to continually educate himself. The goal of the continuous training program is to further explore the theory and supervision as well as the development of professionals.