Techniques in Gestalt Therapy: Exercises and Experiments


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Which of the following would NOT be the focus of an experiment or exercise in Gestalt therapy:

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1. Gestalt therapy techniques that develop from the therapeutic process and client/therapist relationship are called:

2. Pre-existing techniques used to make something happen in a therapy session are called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at this type of therapy, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the types of experiments that could be conducted in Gestalt therapy, as well as the term for Gestalt therapy techniques developed from the therapeutic process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Types of experiments or exercises in Gestalt therapy
  • Term for pre-existing techniques that a therapist uses to make something happen in a session
  • Difference between exercises and experiments
  • Characteristic(s) of Gestalt therapy

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the focus of Gestalt therapy exercises and experiments and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Gestalt therapy lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Gestalt therapy exercises and experiments

Additional Learning

To learn more about Gestalt therapy, review the corresponding lesson titled Techniques in Gestalt Therapy: Exercises and Experiments. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what Gestalt therapy is
  • Identify the purpose of using exercises in Gestalt therapy
  • Describe what shape therapy experiments would take
  • Explain how to resolve conflicts using Gestalt therapy
  • Appreciate why someone would want to bring their emotions to the surface