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SUMMER RESIDENTIAL Istituto di Gestalt Italy in Byron Bay - Contemporary Gestalt thought and practice next to the ocean!

Event Details
Date: 18 - 23 November 2019
Venue: Byron Bay, NSW
CPD hrs: 31 hours

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Organiser: Gestalt Therapy Brisbane
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This summer retreat and professional development program will offer you the possibility to work on yourself, while being updated on contemporary Gestalt therapy theory and to reflect on the application of Gestalt therapy principles to today`s clinical problems. And of course – to have good food, swim in the Pacific Ocean off Byron Bay, be together and visit the stunning surrounding area!

Learning outcomes

  • Opportunities for personal work within a supportive group environment
  • Update on new developments in Gestalt Therapy theory and practice
  • Opportunities for participants`to reflect on their own clinical practice
  • Peer support
  • Beautiful accommodation and environment to enjoy
  • Time for walks on the beach
  • Tasty vegan food prepared by popular chef Anthea
  • Opportunities to socialise

Learner prerequisites

The workshop is designed for clinicians who may or may not be trained in Gestalt therapy and who are interested in learning more about Gestalt Therapy and how it may enhance and support their clinical practice.

Students and interested others are also welcome

Presenter details

Dr Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb, psychologist, psychotherapist and researcher, international trainer, director of the Istituto di Gestalt HCC Italy (Siracusa, Palermo and Milan). She is president of the Italian Federation of Gestalt Therapy Schools, past president of the European Association of Gestalt Therapy and the Italian federation of all psychotherapy methods, founder and honorary president of the Italian Association of Gestalt psychotherapists, full member of the NY institute of Gestalt Therapy.

In her clinical work, she has hermeneutical applied Gestalt therapy principles to develop a relational, phenomenological and aesthetic approach. Recently she has been developing the integrative experience of suffering of “the between” (a new field view on psychopathology) and development. Her book – the Now for next in Psychotherapy. Gestalt Therapy recounted in post Modern Society is available in several languages. See more on her work and her writings in

Date and location

Tallows Beach Houses
Byron Bay

18 - 23 November 2019


$1850 (early bird offer ends 27 July 2019)
$2200 Standard registration*

(*payment plans available for standard registration fees)
Includes twin share accommodation and food.



Register here

Gestalt Therapy Brisbane
07 38444204

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