Reclaim Your Knowing of
What It Means To Be Alive

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Institution for International Students
Recognized by the
College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario  (CRPO)

 
 

We are now interviewing for the 2016-2017 Training Programs.
Call 416-964-9464 for information.

WHY CHOOSE THE GIT

Explore the Gestalt Institute of Toronto.

Training Programs

We offer a Five Year Training Program and
a One Year Training Program for Professionals.

Featured Workshop

Aug 16

Summer Seat Sale
Observe and experience different therapy styles in short pieces of work by each of four GIT faculty.

Aug 17

Info Night
This is an opportunity to meet faculty and senior students, learn about the Gestalt Institute and its programs and take part in a demonstration and discussion of the Gestalt method.

Sep 13

Information Night
Gestalt needs to be experienced, not just talked about. Information Nights will not only answer your questions but bring the vitality of Gestalt to you first hand.

Oct 03

Information Night
Gestalt needs to be experienced, not just talked about. Information Nights will not only answer your questions but bring the vitality of Gestalt to you first hand.

Oct 11

Gestalt and the Rhythm of the Heart
Expect to re-discover the ways you are unique, and the ways you impact and are impacted by one another and by the world.

Oct 12

Contemporary Hot Seat
Experience the evolution of the approach that Fritz made famous, when you step into the hot seat in your own agency and explore your dreams, your dilemmas and your conflicts.

Oct 17

Breaking the Sound Barrier
Discover the relationship between your body and your voice, how you are heard, and how you hear yourself. Uncover the uniqueness that was rightfully yours all along.

Oct 24

Evening Armchair Series
Faculty apply a playful Gestalt approach to the larger issues in the seemingly ordinary and the smaller issues in the very large.

Oct 25

The Relationship Workshop
If you are currently in a relationship, between relationships or contemplating a relationship, then this workshop is for you.

Nov 02

Embodied Gestalt
This experiential workshop will guide you to see how clients form their own experience relating to the other (as therapist you are part of it) with their fixed movement patterns.

Nov 21

The Gestalt Approach to Working with Anxiety — Continuing Education
The anxious client is in need of being seen and heard by the practitioner, and of gradually becoming freed from what keeps them from saying and doing what they need to.

Nov 29

Evening Armchair Series
Faculty apply a playful Gestalt approach to the larger issues in the seemingly ordinary and the smaller issues in the very large.

Dec 09

The Future in the Present
Through simple experiments you will discover how you include the future as you engage with what is present.

Jan 09

Gestalt and Mindfulness
Learn step by step how to be open to whatever arises, pleasant or unpleasant. You will take the position of an impartial witness to your own experience and create a space for ...

Jan 16

The Relational Dance: Embodied Movement
Become dynamically present by opening to the experience of relational dance in a safe, supportive and respectful environment.

Jan 17

Information Night
Gestalt needs to be experienced, not just talked about. Information Nights will not only answer your questions but bring the vitality of Gestalt to you first hand.

Jan 23

The Gestalt Approach to Working with Anger — Continuing Education
This workshop is for therapists or training therapists who desire more experience in working with an angry client or with anger as a form of contact.

Feb 07

The Urgent Response
A recommended workshop for those affected by addictions as well as counselors and therapists working with addictions.

Feb 25

Discover Your Soft Spot
Through the use of music, movement and dialogue you will discover more about the places in yourself that have been hidden.

Feb 27

Evening Armchair Series
Faculty apply a playful Gestalt approach to the larger issues in the seemingly ordinary and the smaller issues in the very large.

Mar 07

Social Phobia — A Gestalt Approach
This group will give you opportunities to explore your socially phobic self with other like-minded people in a safe and supportive way.

Mar 13

Information Night
Gestalt needs to be experienced, not just talked about. Information Nights will not only answer your questions but bring the vitality of Gestalt to you first hand.

Mar 20

The Gestalt Approach to Working with Narcissism and Co-narcissism — Continuing Education
This seminar moves from a diagnostic approach to a Gestalt relational approach examining co-narcissism as a creative adjustment to narcissism.

Mar 25

Gestalt Counseling for Professionals
This is an opportunity to enhance your counseling skills, to share and learn with other professionals through Gestalt theory and methods.

Apr 08

Hot Docs
This year’s annual fest invites fans, creators and supporters of the Gestalt Institute of Toronto to join the Year Three students in a daylong romp through reality as we know it.

Apr 24

Evening Armchair Series
Faculty apply a playful Gestalt approach to the larger issues in the seemingly ordinary and the smaller issues in the very large.

May 03

Tracking Changes
This workshop offers clinicians and others a range of structured approaches to finding and drafting the stories of ourselves and our clients.

May 15

Information Night
Gestalt needs to be experienced, not just talked about. Information Nights will not only answer your questions but bring the vitality of Gestalt to you first hand.

May 15

The Gestalt Approach to Working with Addictions — Continuing Education
The Gestalt approach to addictions applies the theory of creative adjustment—it does not ask the client do you want to quit but how is using useful to you?

Jun 06

Annual June Residential
Alumni, as well as individuals with Gestalt therapy or equivalent group experience, who are interested in exploring an in-depth Gestalt approach are invited to apply to attend ...

Jun 07

Acting Out / Acting In
This summer workshop invites you to play with the drama of your own life, through spontaneous embodied theatre.

Jun 13

Information Night
Gestalt needs to be experienced, not just talked about. Information Nights will not only answer your questions but bring the vitality of Gestalt to you first hand.

Jun 16

On Being in Your Own Head
In this summer sensory awareness workshop, you will be invited to bring your attention to what is felt when you make simple contact.

Jun 19

Evening Armchair Series
Faculty apply a playful Gestalt approach to the larger issues in the seemingly ordinary and the smaller issues in the very large.

Aug 08

Information Night
Gestalt needs to be experienced, not just talked about. Information Nights will not only answer your questions but bring the vitality of Gestalt to you first hand.

Aug 15

Summer Seat Sale
An opportunity to observe and experience different therapy styles in short pieces of work by each of our GIT faculty.

Gestalt Clinic

Excellent and affordable counselling offered by
post-graduate student therapists.

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