Counselor Education and Supervision

Evaluation of Counselor Training in Gestalt Methods

Gestalt psychotherapyResearchNon-randomized controlled trials or naturalistic studyEnglish
Journal Article - Paid access


This study evaluated the effectiveness of a Gestalt skill‐training group. Results indicated that after training, counselors responded to a client statement of conflict significantly more often with a two‐chair dialogue intervention, and used significantly more of the advanced skills of direct guidance, open question, and nonverbal referent than they did before training.

APA citation

Greenberg, L. S., & Sarkissian, M. (1984). Evaluation of Counselor Training in Gestalt Methods. Counselor Education And Supervision, 23, 328-340.