What are four guidelines for implementing Gestalt therapy with clients?
What are three important considerations for in approaches regarding enhancing a client's present awareness?
What are three techniques that can help enhance a client's awareness during counseling?
What are three examples in which changing words when speaking can increase self-awareness?
What are four difficulties posed by asking "why" questions?
What are four Gestalt techniques in which a therapist can respond to a client's nonverbal behavior during a session?
What are four Gestalt methods of implementing Identification and Projection?
What are three techniques for implementing fantasy situations to increase a client's awareness?
What are two orienting points of implementing Dialogues in Gestalt therapy?
What are three strategies for helping a client "presentize"?
What are three Gestalt strategies for helping clients increase their awareness of their responsibility for their feelings?
What are two aspects of bipolarities?
What are four factors to consider in addressing avoidance from a Gestalt point of view?
What is one benefit of accepting feelings?
A. Two orienting point are, the client plays both parts, and using two chairs.
B. Four factors are, contrasting avoidance and expression, avoidance is an ongoing self-regulatory process, avoidance is not a sign of weakness, and a vast majority of clients will engage in avoidance at some time.
C. Awareness helps in focusing on the "now", awareness of self, and awareness of surroundings.
D. Changing "it" to "I", changing "can't" to "won't", and changing "have to" to "choose to".
E. The "I Give You the Power" technique, the "Now I Feel" technique, and creating feelings.
F. Indicating how the client's nonverbal behavior is congruent with what is being said; responding to discrepancies between verbal and nonverbal behavior; pointing out nonverbal behavior when the client is not speaking; and distracting or interrupting the client.
G. Identifying with an object, identifying with a person, identifying with a part of the self, and identifying with a nonverbal behavior.
H. The topdog and the underdog, and opposites.
I. Three strategies are, presentizing the past, reclaiming, and presentizing 'when'.
J. Four guidelines are timing in applying Gestalt approaches, gradations in approaches, differentiating
behavior in and out of counseling, and individual differences among clients.
K. Three techniques that can enhance awareness are
repeating, exaggerating, and staying with.
L. The three techniques are, the introductory scene, the Stump-Cabin-Stream technique, and the positive withdrawal.
M. Avoided feelings, even 'negative' ones, can have purposes and messages which are to the client's advantage. Accepting these feelings gives the client access to these messages.
N. 1. "Why" questions imply causality; 2. "Why" questions lead to "because" answers; 3. "Why" questions may encourage the client to enter a "figuring things out" stance; and 4. "Why" questions may be perceived as accusatory.