Erving Polster is a veteran teacher of Gestalt therapy and the author of several books. His major interests have long been the transformation of psychotherapy as a curative process into psychotherapy as a communal source of orientation and guidance.
In the interview, “Erving Polster on Gestalt Therapy” by Victor Yalom and Randall C. Wyatt, Mr. Polster discusses the origins of Gestalt Therapy, his encounters with Fritz Perls, the importance of making contact, and more.
- Every Person’s Life is Worth a Novel (New York and London, W. W. Norton & CompanyPolster, Erving (1995), A Population of Selves, San Francisco, Jossey-Bass.)
- Uncommon Ground: Harmonizing Psychotherapy & Community to Enhance Everyday Living (Phoenix, AZ, Zeig, Tucker, & Theisen.)