Aggression, Time, and Understanding: Contributions to the by Frank-M. Staemmler

By Frank-M. Staemmler

Aggression, Time, and Understanding is the 1st booklet of Staemmler’s writings to be released in English. In the early sections of this book, Staemmler (supported by way of his Buddhist spouse, Barbara) comprehensively explores and questions the normal Gestalt remedy conception of aggression and proposes a brand new method of operating with anger and hostility. extra sections contain in-depth examinations of the subjects of time (the "Here and Now" and "Regressive Processes") and knowing ("Dialogue and Interpretation" and "Cultivated Uncertainty"). From Staemmler’s "critical gaze," Dan Bloom observes, "concepts end up refreshed, re-formed, and revitalized constructs to be able to proceed to enhance the idea and perform of latest Gestalt therapy." 

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