shopping cart
nothing in cart
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
about us
upcoming events
Jul 8th - Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT): An introduction to essential components [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 11th - Pathways beyond despair: Re-authoring lives of young people through narrative therapy [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 13th - Narrative Therapy Approaches to Addictions [Narrative Therapy Centre]
Jul 14th - Non-suicidal, self-harm in adolescents: The role of emotion regulation in understanding and treating this urgent problem [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 18th - Evolving single session therapy: Crisis conversations at the walk-in [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Now open for browsing 12-6 Mon-Sat and 12-5 Sunday for three people at a time. Pickups still from 9 to 6, Monday to Saturday. Free shipping across Canada for orders over $100. Please read our Covid-19 statement here.
Join our mailing list! Click here to sign up.
From the Radical Center : The Heart of Gestalt Therapy : Selected Writings of Erving and Miriam Polster
Erving and Miriam Polster
Gestalt Press / GIC / Softcover / 1999-12-01 / 0881633151
Gestalt Therapy / Gestalt Institute Core Texts
reg price: $87.50 our price: $ 78.75 (may be subject to change)
376 pages
Not in Stock, usually ships in 3-6 business days

edited and with an Introduction by Arthur Roberts
A Gestalt Institute of Cleveland Publication


This remarkable collection traces central themes in the work of Erving and Miriam Polster, two of the best-known and best loved Gestalt therapists in the world. The writings herein span 4 decades in the history of psychotherapy, bringing together practical, theoretical and aesthetic dimensions of the Polsters' work in a single book. Ranging across diverse subjects and distinct historical periods, the work collected in this volume will educate, provoke, inspire and nourish Gestalt therapists for years to come.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Arthur Roberts
Part I: Setting the Stage
A Contemporary Psychotherapy
The Language of Experience
Sensory Functioning in Psychotherapy
Women in Therapy: A Gestalt Therapist's View
Gestalt Therapy: Evolution and Application

Part II: Transformation of Principles
Therapy Without Resistance: Gestalt Therapy
Escape from the Present
Tight Therapeutic Sequences
Every Person's Life is Worth a Novel
The Therapeutic Power of Attention
The Self in Action: A Gestalt Outlook
Translating Theory into Practice: Martin Heidegger and Gestalt Therapy
Commonality and Diversity in Gestalt Therapy
In Memory of Carl Rogers: Great Men Cast Great Shadows

Part III: The Role of Community
Encounter in Community
Eve's Daughters: The Forbidden Heroism of Women
Individuality and Communality
Beyond One to One
It's Only the Most Recent Year of the Woman

What's New?

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2020

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours: 9-6 Mon-Sat / Sunday 12-5(EST)

Click here to read previous issues.
Heidegger, Martin
Polster, Erving
Polster, Erving and Miriam
other lists
Gestalt Institute Core Texts
Gestalt Press
Gestalt Therapy
Taylor and Francis
The Analytic Press