Course curriculum

    1. Beaumont, H. (2004). Systemic underpinnings of youth suicide. httpconstellationflow.comyouthsuicide

    2. Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. (2012). After a suicide attempt- A guide for family and friends.

    3. Chew-Helbig, N. (2019). Suicide Crisis Intervention- Working with People who are in Danger of Taking their Own Lives.

    4. Hecht, J. M. (2013). The twentieth century's two major voices on suicide. In Stay- a history of suicide and the arguments against it (pp. 199–208). Yale University Press.

    5. Marcus, E. (2010). 1 The basics. In Why suicide_ Questions and answers about suicide, suicide prevention, and coping with the suicide of someone you know (pp. 1-48). HarperCollins.

    6. Northern Rivers District Health Service. (1996). Assessment of suicide risk.

    7. Raue, P., & Brown, E. (2006). Strategies for Asessing Suicidal ideation. Psychotherapy in Australia, 13(1), 70-73.

    8. Risk Management Foundation. (1996). Guidelines for identification, assessment, and treatment planning for suicidality. Harvard Medical Institutions.

    9. Roberts, M., & Lamont, E. (2014). Suicide An existentialist reconceptualization. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 21(10), 873-878.

    10. Soreff, S. (2009). Suicide. httpemedicine.medscape.comarticle288598-overview

    11. SuicideLine. Supporting someone after a suicide attempt. SuicideLine Victoria.

    12. Szasz, T. (2006). Psychiatry and the Control of Dangerousness on the Apotropaic Function of the Term Mental Illness. Psychotherapy in Australia, 3(12), 32-36.

    13. Turecki, G. (2005). Dissecting the suicide phenotype- the role of impulsive–aggressive behaviours Gustavo Turecki. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 30(6), 398–408.

    14. Zagaria, M. E. (2004). Insomnia, depression, and suicide risk in the elderly- Raising awareness

    15. Zur, O. Suicidality check list. Zur Institute.

    1. Howdin, J. & Reeves, A. (2009). In the fragility of contact working with suicide risk in the dialogic relationship. British Gestalt Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, 10-17

    2. Jacobs, L. (2005). The inevitable intersubjectivity of selfhood. International Gestalt Journal, 28(1), 43–70.

    3. Mann, D. (2013). Assessing suicidal risk. In G. Francesseti, M. Gecele, & J. Roubal (Eds.), Gestalt therapy in clinical practice- From psychopathology to the aesthetics of contact (pp. 333–346). Istituto di Gestalt HCC Italy.

    4. Sleator, L., & Young, L. (1998). Suicide, a Gestalt approach. GANZ Conference.

    5. Young, L., & Lester, D. (2001). Gestalt Therapy Approaches to Crisis Intervention With Suicidal Clients. Brief treatment and crisis intervention, 1(1), 65-74. doi10.1093brief-treatment1.1.65

    1. Bagley, C., & Tremblay, P. (2000). Elevated rates of suicidal behaviour in gay, lesbian and bisexual youth- A review and account of possible causes.

    2. Hecht, J. M. (2010). On suicide.

    3. John Howard Society. (1999). Prison and jail suicide.

    1. Video lecture on Suicide - 46 minute

    1. Quiz on Suicide

    1. 23. Suicide • Assessment 92 • Concept Map

    2. 23. Suicide • Assessment 93 • Reflection Form

    3. 23. Suicide • Assessment 94 • Core Readings - Focus summaries / concept maps

About this course

  • $20
  • 28 lessons [20 for the quiz]
  • 1 hour of video content
Steve Vinay Gunther

About the presenter

  • Steve Vinay Gunther
  • Studied Gestalt since 1985
  • Founded Gestalt institutes in Australia, South Korea and China
  • International Gestalt trainer since 2000, teaching in Asia, Egypt, South Africa, Mexico, Colombia, USA
  • Also trained in Family therapy, Narrative therapy, Somatic therapy, Career Coaching, Family Constellations
  • Practiced and studied meditation since 1973
  • Previous professor of Spiritual Psychology at Ryokan Institute, LA
  • Pioneered the area of relational psychology termed The Unvirtues
  • Designed the Relational Parenting system
  • Father to 5 children and grandfather to 4 boys