Wouldn’t you agree that the history of any company always begins long before the date of its official opening? This is what happened with the MIGIS Institute (the Interregional Institute of Gestalt Therapy and Art) is the first Institute of Gestalt Therapy in Ukraine. To be honest, we are still arguing about its exact launch date.... The fact is that our trainers began to conduct the first training programs back in 2000, and the institute itself began its work in 2008.
During this time, each and every one of MIGIS gestalt therapists, who started as students and became professionals later, is now a part of a real team and a strong all-Ukrainian community of specialists.
The main task of our institute is to train high-quality specialists who help their clients revive the creator’s worldview in themselves, see new meanings, and become the person they can still become. This is much more than just asking for “help with a specific problem.”
Sincerely, Vadim Grechka,
CEO and Founder, the MIGIS Institute
- learn the history of the emergence of gestalt therapy and be introduced to its main persons and theoretical concepts;
- see how a professional psychotherapy session goes;
- learn to recognize your feelings, sensations, and emotions; manage and be aware of your needs; and build relationships with your loved ones so that you like these relationships;
- understand how to go through the crises that the modern world more than presents us with;
- regain the authorship of your life and feel a desire to create again; understand what opportunities you have for changing both yourself and the world around you.
- understand how to apply creativity in working with different states of clients;
- learn to work with neuroses, addictions, psychosomatics, problem family relationships, relationships with children and parents etc.;
- receive professional identification and integrate yourself into a therapeutic community;
- master the practical skills of gestalt work: the methodology of practice, clinical and other particular issues of gestalt therapy, supervision, and much more;
The Stage III curriculum is designed to train supervisors and teachers for Stage I and Stage II gestalt therapy. It includes 12 four-day seminars, during which future trainers and supervisors learn the following:
- the subtleties and nuances of supervisory work and the basic principles of a supervisor’s work in the gestalt approach;
- theory and practice of teaching gestalt therapy (its methodology and organization and filling of lectures and practical classes with content);
- the specifics of work on the organization and structure of long-term training programs for “gestalt therapists” (preparation of group programs, co-therapy, identification of one’s own style, working with a therapeutic space and atmosphere etc.);
- the processes of creating and conducting master classes, as well as presenting themselves at conferences and in the psychotherapeutic community;
- the main aspects of teaching.