A workshop on ‘Relational Gestalt Therapy’ was conducted at Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) on July 26-29 here.
The resource persons were Dr Vanaja Ammanath, founder of the Institute of Relational Therapy, and faculty Garima Khanter and Sridevi Moothedath Padmanabhan.
The workshop was organised by the Department of Psychology and aimed to provide participants with an introduction to Gestalt therapy, its principles, techniques and applications in the field of mental health and counselling.
The primary objectives of the workshop were an introduction to Gestalt, to familiarise them with techniques and interventions used in Gestalt, demonstrate how it can be applied in counselling and psychotherapy settings and provide a platform for participants to engage in experiential learning through practical exercises and group discussions.
The workshop was facilitated by experienced and qualified professionals in the field of Gestalt therapy and counselling. They were adept at creating an inclusive and engaging learning environment and they encouraged active participation from all attendees, a press release stated.