Publications: journal articles, book chapters and edited books

Many of these have been translated into other languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, German, and Russian. I only list English language publications, unless not published in English.

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2016

“ ‘Gordon Spare that Tree!’ Goodman’s Self and Contemporary Gestalt Therapy…”

Gestalt Review, 20 (1)

“The Relational Function of Self: self function on the most human plane”

In Self, a polyphony of contemporary gestalt therapists, J-M Robine (Ed.) l’Exprimerie, St Romaine Vivriée, France

2015

“Re-Thinking Mania as a Tool to Revise Some Gestalt Concepts: Brainstorming in Emails between Michela Gecele and Dan Bloom”

In Absence is the Bridge Between Us, G. Francesetti (Ed.), Istituto di Gestalt HCC Publications

“Schema therapy… responses by Dan Bloom, Philip Brownell, Iris Fodor, and Scott Kellogg”

In Gestalt Perspectives on Research, Theory, and Practice, G. Mistler, P. Brownell (Eds.)

2014

“Introduction: The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, a world institute”

In The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy in the Twenty First Century, Co-edited with Brian O’Neill, Ravenswood Publishing

“Contact at the Source of Experiencing: Jean-Marie Robine with a duet by Dan Bloom”

In The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy in the Twenty First Century, Co-edited with Brian O’Neill, Ravenswood Publishing

2013

“Foreword”

In Healing Perception, by Des Kennedy, Ravenwood Press

“Situated Ethics and the Ethical World of Gestalt Therapy”

In Gestalt Therapy in Clinical Practice: from psychopathology to the aesthetics of contact, G. Francesetti, M. Gecele, J. Roubal (Eds), FrancoAngeli:IT

“Reflection: In Dialogue with Philip Lichtenberg’s ‘Inclusive and Exclusive Aggression’ – A Window to the Next Resistance.”

Gestalt Review, 13 (1)

“Commentary III: ‘Therapeutic Democracy'”

Gestalt Review, 13 (2)

“Persiguiendo el arcoíris: la terapia Gestalt y la estética material, fundacional y emergente”

Revista Figura-Fondo, 27

2012

“One Good Turn Deserves Another…an essay on The Relational Approaches of Gestalt Therapy.”

Gestalt Review, 15 (1)

“Sensing Animals/Knowing Persons: a challenge to some basic ideas in gestalt therapy”

In Gestalt Therapy – Advances in Theory and Practice, Talia Bar-Yoseph Levine (Ed.,) Rutledge

2010

“Foreword”

In Gestalt Therapy, Guidebook for Mental Health Professionals, Philip Brownell, Springer Verlag

2009

“The Phenomenological Method of Gestalt Therapy: Revisiting Husserl”

Gestalt Review, 13 (3)

Commentary I: “Let’s Go Round Again: Response to Gaffney’s ‘Cycle of Experience Re-Cycled’ ”

Gestalt Review, 13 (1)

“In Memoriam, Richard Kitzler”

Gestalt Review, 13 (1)

“Forward,” Eccentric Genius: An Anthology of the Writings of Richard Kitzler

Master Gestalt Therapist, Gestalt Institute Press

“A Quest for Gestalt Therapy Group Process as Self Process”

Studies in Gestalt Therapy: Dialogical Bridges, 3 (1)

2008

“New Feet Were Asked to Fill Another’s Shoes…”

British Gestalt Journal, 17 (2)

2007

“Phenomenological Method”

(with Todd Burley) in Handbook for Theory, Research, and Practice in Gestalt Therapy, Phil Brownell (Ed.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing

2006

“The Aesthetics of Commitment (revised)”

British Gestalt Journal, 14 (2)

“Preface”

In Panic Attacks and Postmodernity, Gianni Francesetti and Michele Gecele, Ed. FrancoAngeli

2005

“Laura Perls in New York”

International Gestalt Journal, 28 (1)

2004

“The Emergence of Foundational Gestalt Therapy”

International Gestalt Journal, 27 (1)

2003

“Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright” – Aesthetic Values as Clinical Values in Gestalt Therapy

In Creative License: the Art of Gestalt Therapy, Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb and Nancy Amendt Lyon (Eds.), Springer Verlag

Pre-2000

“The Song of the Self: Language and Gestalt Therapy – Words of Fire, Words of Stone”

Gestalt Journal

Books

2014

The New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy in the 21st Century, An Anthology of Published Writings Since 2000

Co-edited with Brian O’Neill, Ravenswood Publishers

2011

Continuity and Change: Gestalt Therapy Now

Co-edited with Philip Brownell, Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Interviews

2011

“In Dialogue with Dan Bloom”

With Forest James, in Gestalt Journal of Australia & New Zealand, 8 (1)

Unpublished Papers

These papers were prepared for conference or institute presentations and not submitted for publication.

  • Contacting the Other
  • Contacting: the arc of intentionality
  • Experience Indivisible
  • Aspects of depression
  • Dwell of Loneliness: On Narcissism
  • Jack the Ripper and the Aesthetic Criterion: Gestalt therapy and the structure of evil
  • Self: structure/function
  • Talking in the House of the Other
  • Contacting – yesterday, today, and tomorrow
  • Resolute Anticipation: time hunts us down. (Eulogy for Richard Kitzler)
  • A Short Summary of Self

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