Die Kunst der Gestalt-Therapie
Die Kunst der Gestalt-Therapie

Professor Hans Peter Dreitzel, PHD

Born 1935 in Berlin, 1960-1970 Assistent Professor of Sociology, University of Göttingen, Germany, and Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, New York, USA;  1970 – 2000 Professor of Sociology at the Free University of Berlin;  1973 co-founder of the Berlin Gestalt Center  (GZB); Most important teacher of Gestalttherapy: Isadore From,  New York. Since 1975 individual praxis for Gestalt Therapy in Berlin, Trainer and Supervisor for Gestalt Therapy in several training institutes in Germany and other European countries. Many publications in Gestalt Therapy, most recently: The Art of Living and the Joy of Life – Growth and Maturity in Gestalt Therapy. 2018.


The Sabotagin of Introjects, engl.
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Publications in English

Contributions to Psychotherapy / Gestalt Therapy


1) Gestalt and Process - Clinical Diagnosis in Gestalttherapy

A Field Guide, EHP 2010, Verlag Andreas KohlhageGermany (Order from: www.ehp-koeln.de/aktuell/international.php) , ISBN: 978-3-89797-067-0


2) The Art of Living and the Joy of Life

Development and Maturity in a Changing World, Gestalt HCC Italy SRL, Italy, Syracuse, Gestalt Therapy Books Series, Ed. Margherita Spaggnuolo Lobb, 2018


3) Human Interaction and Emotional Awareness

Exploring the Phenomenological Foundations of of Contacting and Feeling in Gestalt Therapy. Routledge, London. Gestalt HCC Italy SRL, Italy, Syracuse, Gestalt Therapy Books Series, Ed. Margherita Spaggnuolo Lobb, 2021



The Sabotaging of Introjects

Some thoughts about processing introjects in a changing culture, In: Gestalt Today / Malta, Vol. 3, August 2019. pp 16 – 39.


Contributions to the Social Sciences

Collections Edited:

Recent Sociology, Vol. 1 – 5: MacMillan, New York

Vol. 1: The Social Basis of Politics, 1969: 242 S.

Vol. 2: Patterns of Communicative Behavior, 1970, 230 S.

Vol. 3: The Social Organization of Health, 1971, 301 S.

Vol. 4: Marriage, Family, and the Struggle of the Sexes, 1972, 350 S.

Vol. 5: Childhood and Socialization, 1973, 378 S.



1) On the Political Meaning of Culture;

In: Beyond Crisis. ed. by N. Birnbaum, Oxford University Press 1970.

2) Social Science and the Problem of Rationality

in: Politics and Society, Bd. 2, No. 2, Winter 1972, S. 165-180.

3) Some Reflections on the Misery of the Work Ethic,

in: J.W. Freiberg, Ed.,Critical Sociology, New York, Irvington Publishers 1979.

4) The Socialization of Nature,

in: Paul Heelas / Andrew Lock, Editors, Indigenious Psychologies, Academic Press, London 1981.

5) Generational Conflict from the Point of View of Civilization Theory,

in: V. Garms-Homolovà, E.M. Hoerning, D. Schaeffer,,Eds., Intergenerational Relationships. Hogrefe 1984.


Peter Dreitzel

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