My name is Jerold M Rothstein–Jerry–and I am a Gestalt Therapist who is now opening a practice for gestalt learning work. Aspects of gestalt learning include attention to one’s life narrative; building a toolkit of philosophical principles, phenomenological tools, attentive use of energy, and a lot more.
In the blog I want to touch on these kinds of work with the aim of building a “community of practice” through which contributions can be received, discussed and integrated into an ongoing process.
As a gestaltist I am iconoclastic. Fritz Perls, for whom I ran the Gestalt Institute of Canada, asked plaintively of his disciples, “How can I explain to you that gestalt is not rules?”
Each blog will have a statement, question, aphorism and the like to help focus comments. That one of Fritz’s is the first.