Edinburgh Gestalt Institute
51 Lothian Road
0131 228 3841
EGI is a training organisation committed to developing Gestalt education in a variety of contexts. As well as training in Gestalt therapy, we offer personal and professional development, organisational consultancy, supervision, counselling and psychotherapy with individuals, couples and groups.
In addition, we have a list of practitioners who are connected with the Institute and whose details you can access on our website at www.egi.uk.com
Training, qualifications & experience
All of our listed therapists are independent practitioners and are shown with their qualifications, accreditation status and the code of ethics to which they subscribe. They are all insured and have regular supervision. All practitioners are responsible for their own professional conduct.
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Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling we deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Dependent personality disorder
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Personality disorders
Variable - please contact individual therapists for specific details.
Gestalt is a philosophical and practical approach to living which has its origins in the 19th and 20th centuries. It is a German word meaning both the whole as being more than the sum of its parts and the pattern. The Gestalt approach draws on both these meanings, seeing people as inextricable parts of their environments, both affecting and affected by those they live around. Philosophical and biological concepts of how people function in the world are woven into this dynamic and innovative approach to human development.
We believe that all people have a natural tendency towards health, towards satisfying relationships with others and with their environment. However, old patterns of behaviour and fixed ideas can form blocks to health, communication and contact with others.
We aim to increase awareness of such patterns in order to support energy, liveliness and contact, to widen possibilities for choice, and to facilitate movement towards health in both individuals and
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Type of session
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