Definition of Gestalt therapy
Gestalt therapy: A psychotherapeutic concept that stresses understanding mental processes as holistic entities (gestalts) rather than as discrete steps. Gestalt therapy often uses group therapy techniques to help patients gain this type of insight.
See also group therapy.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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