Gestalt Therapy And Postmodern Approaches

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Integrative Perspective is an effective way to help shape your personality into your psychological method of therapy. This type of approach helps bring together all personality aspects into one form of cognitive and behavioral functioning. Integrating this perspective makes it possible for people facing obstacles to do it more openly and much more freely as they don’t have a pre-formed opinion or expectation to the given situation. The aim of integrative perspective is to facilitate their wholeness in all aspects and to maximize their own personal limits and outer constraints. As you can see integrative perspective takes part in many views of human functioning, taking all these aspects into consideration the two theories I believe match my personality the most are gestalt therapy and postmodern approaches. The first theory I believe matches my personality the most is Gestalt Therapy. According to Corey (2013), “Gestalt Therapy is a existential, phenomenological, and process-based approach created on the premises that individuals must be understood in the context of their ongoing relationship with the environment” (p.212). As you can see, the relationship between yourself and the environment go hand in hand and this theory highlights the type of wholeness in correlation to the things around you (Corey, 2013, p.214). The theory places no superior value on a particular aspect of the individual (Corey, 2013, p.214). I myself; give everything around me an equal weight of

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