A few words about Peter Philippson:

Peter Philippson, M.Sc. (Gestalt Psychotherapy) is a UKCP certified Gestalt psychotherapist and trainer, member-teacher and supervisor Gestalt Psychotherapy & Training Institute UK, founding member of the Manchester Gestalt Centre, member of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, senior trainer of GITA (Slovenia), faculty member of IpsiG (Turin), advisory board member of the Center for Somatic Studies, founding member of IG-FEST and guest trainer of many training programs around the world.

Peter Philippson – experience:

Peter has worked as a psychotherapist for 36 years. He is a former president of the International Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy. Peter is the author of Self in Relation, pub. Gestalt Journal Press, “The Emergent Self,” ed. Karnac/UKCP, “Gestalt Therapy: Roots and Branches” pub. Karnac and “The ‘Active Principle’ in Gestalt Therapy and Other Essays” and many other chapters and articles.

He is a teacher (4th dan) and student of traditional Aikido. His books combine his more than 30 years of experience as a Gestalt psychotherapist, his philosophical studies, Aikido, and his interest in modern science, especially neuroscience. He draws on his extensive knowledge of chaos theory, quantum mechanics, mathematics, Zen Buddhism and Gestalt psychotherapy theory to expertly introduce readers to the concept of the self as an emergent process.