Course curriculum

    1. Approaches to visual material.

    2. Kerr, C. (2008). Experiential family therapy and art therapy. In C. Kerr, J. Hoshino, J. Sutherland, S. T. Parashak, & L. L. McCarley, Family art therapy Foundations of theory and practice (pp. 151166). Routledge.

    3. Lowenstein, L., & Sprunk, T. P. (2010). Creative family therapy techniques Play and art-based activities to assess and treat families.

    4. Malchiodi, C. A. (2003). Expressive arts therapy and multimodal approaches. In C. A. Malchiodi (Ed.), Handbook of art therapy (pp. 106117). The Guilford Press.

    5. McNiff, S. (2011). Chapter 20 Pandoras gifts The use of imagination and all of the arts in therapy. In J. A. Rubin (Ed.), Approaches to art therapy Theory and technique (pp. 318-325). Brunner-Routledge.

    6. Miller, N. (2000) Mentation Chart Drawing, Painting and Collage Clay and Oher Three Dimensional Tools Sound Experiments & Writing. PeopleSystemsPotential. pp42, 46-58.

    7. Miller, N. (2000). Value of Particular Media for Specific Types of Clients. PeopleSystemsPotential. Pp11-13.

    8. Osborn, A. (1957). Question Summary Applied Imagination.

    9. Osterwald, B. (2006). If you touch, you are touched. httpwww.tonfeld-osterwald.depicsosterwald-english

    1. Amendt-Lyon, N. (2001). Art and creativity in Gestalt therapy. Gestalt Review, 5(4), 225–248.

    2. Blend, J. (2010). I Got Rhythm Music-Making with Children and Adolescents. The International Gestalt Journal, 32(2), 1-6.

    3. Ciornai, S. (2016). Chapter 5 Gestalt art therapy A path to consiousness expansion. In D. E. Gussak & M. L. Rosal (Eds.), The Wiley handbook of art therapy (pp. 47-56). John Wiley & Sons.

    4. Hirsh, L. (2014). Sparking creative confidence and action- A coach's (Gestalt) journey. Gestalt Review, 18(2), 172-182.

    5. Mortola, P. (2019). Play becomes real for adults. Gestalt Review, 23(1), 67-83.

    6. Petzold, H. G. (1982). Gestalt therapy with the dying patient Integrative work using clay, poetry therapy, and creative media. Death Education, 6(3), 249-264.

    7. Rhyne, J. (1971). The Gestalt art experience. In Fagan, J. & Shepherd, L. Gestalt therapy now. Harper and Row, NY.

    8. Rhyne, J. (2001). The Gestalt approach to experience, art, and art therapy. American Journal of Art Therapy, 40, 109-120.

    1. Wolz, B. (2011). Cinema therapy Using the power of imagery in films for the therapeutic process.

    2. Wolz, B. Movies and their descriptions. Zur Institute.

    3. Wolz, B. Resources for therapists and their clients. Zur Institute.

    1. Vassallo, C. (2021). The Power of Creativity in Gestalt Therapy. Gestalt New Voices Vol 7

    1. Video lecture on Art and Creative Media - 29 minute

    1. Quiz on Art and Creative Media

    1. 15. Art and Creative Media • Assessment 54 • Concept Map

    2. 15. Art and Creative Media • Assessment 55 • Reflection Form

    3. 15. Art and Creative Media • Assessment 56 • Core Readings - Focus summaries / concept maps

About this course

  • $15
  • 26 lessons [17 for the quiz]
  • 0.5 hours 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