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How to Find a Good Gestalt Therapist Online

Oct. 6, 2020, 7:13 p.m.

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Neme lately, we have increasingly resorted to the Internet. This happens both in everyday life and in non-standard situations. Even consultation and treatment of a doctor can be obtained through the monitor screen.

In this article, you will learn whether a Gestalt therapist can provide services online, how effective it is, the pros and cons of such a choice. First, let's understand the terminology.

Geshtalt therapy — a direction in psychology that helps a person understand their needs and meet them for a happy and harmonious existence.

This direction was founded in the 50s of the last century by the American psychoanalyst Frederick Perls and his wife. The method is based on experimental-phenomenological and existential approaches.

Gestalt therapist — is a specialist who helps the client realize his unmet needs and find ways to solve the problem. Unlike psychologists and psychoanalysts, the Gestalt therapist is an active participant in the process, not an observer

This is not taken into account subconscious causes and factors, but the awareness of a person in his actions and feelings.

How do I find a competent Gestalt therapist online?

Как найти хорошего гештальт-терапевта

Now, this profession is very popular, so you can meet a lot of low-grade understance specialists who allow violations of professional ethics. From such therapy there is a risk of getting more harm than good. Therefore, it is so important to choose a good gestalt therapist online.

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Why to look for when choosing a specialist:

  • Education;

It is desirable that the Gestalt therapist has a higher psychological education, and not just graduated from the courses. Do not hesitate to ask a specialist about his diploma.

  • Supdement;

A small psychological education, it is important that the specialist takes courses in therapy, trainings, intensives in his narrow profile. In this case, this is Gestalt therapy.

  • Articles, books, content;

The most likely gestalt therapist who works online has active social networks or a website, perhaps books. Read the content that this person publishes. You should understand what principles and ideas the specialist pursues, what techniques he uses in his work.

  • Cein policy.

Dear — does not mean good. It is important to find a gestalt therapist whose price corresponds to the quality of work. This can be tracked by reviews, recommendations. Also be prepared that a professional with twenty years of experience or a very popular person will voice a high fee for consultation. And a novice little-known psychologist will offer his services at times cheaper.

E.g. Now in Ukraine the price per hour of work of a gestalt therapist ranges from 250 UAH to 3000 UAH, in Russia from 500 rubles. You can find altruists who are ready to provide psychological assistance for free, but this is a rarity and not a guarantee to get on a competent specialist.

How is communication with a Gestalt therapist going on?

If you choose therapy online, the sessions will take place in one of the video services (Skype, Zoom, Viber, Messenger, etc.). These can be group or individual online meetings. It's more efficient to work teth-a-teta. The first consultation is considered introductory and is designed to determine the problem, methods of solution, frequency and number of visits and other organizational issues.

In addition to video communication, the Gestalt therapist can offer text materials, as well as the ability to communicate in a chat (if there are questions between sessions, to discuss homework, insights, etc.). There are different options for therapy: individual, husband + wife, parent + child.

Geshtalt therapy online is gaining popularity, because it allows the client to save time and money on the road, choose a convenient schedule of consultations, offers a large list of specialists and generally removes restrictions in choosing a suitable doctor.

The advantages of choosing a gestalt therapist online on our portal

The site presents a portfolio of specialists, you can get acquainted with their diplomas, certificates. You can also find out from the interested candidate about his education, work experience, merits, other important points. On the City-pros portal, prices for consultation are indicated. It is possible to find a gestalt therapist in the city, rating. Reviews from customers are also presented.

If you feel that you cannot find harmony in this world, that there is a psychological problem that you are not able to solve on your own, seek online help from a Gestalt therapist on our portal. The world will open up in new facets and play with colors when you satisfy your needs and work through internal conflicts.

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