Written by Child & Family Therapist Holly Gilbert, MA, LPC This Spring, I performed the dreaded task of weeding my garden. With my gloves on, I dug into the dirt, determined to pull the entire root up from the ground. There were several times that I was unsuccessful and would only grab the stem. I […]
…and sometimes change is large, noisy, aggressive, and intense. This is something we have all dealt with lately in our Gestalt community here in Columbus. Losing our leader, mentor, trainer, supervisor, and friend, Norman Shub, left a large gap in our hearts. It also threw us into a tailspin of organizing for the future while […]
By Stacy Ingraham, MSEd., LPCC-S I am often asked why I decided to invest in learning and practicing Gestalt therapy, after utilizing other popular counseling techniques for several years as a clinician. My quick answer – I didn’t want to put “band aids” on my client’s symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other struggles anymore. Instead, […]
Imagine if you felt heard, important, and respected during most interactions. We do not often leave conversations feeling this way, because many of us aren’t very good at engaging others. When we engage someone, they feel like they matter, are heard, and appreciated. If you care about the person and especially if you want to grow a relationship (personal or professional), learning the skills of engagement is imperative.