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Michael Clemmens

Michael Craig Clemmens, PhD,
is a psychologist and trainer in Pittsburgh, Pa. He is a faculty member of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and teaches at the Metanoia Institute in London, and at Esalen. He is the author of Getting Beyond Sobriety, and numerous articles on Gestalt therapy, body process, and addiction.

Evolution of Gestalt Series No. 6: Healing and Empowerment: Gestalt Approaches in a Field of Trauma

Feb 14 - 19, 2016 Begins in 6 hours
with Lena Axelsson, Michael Clemmens, Mark Fairfield, Renee Jennings, Mary Ann Kraus & Leanne O'Shea

As counselors, therapists, consultants, organizers, and activists, we confront traumatic events and their consequences, both past and present. As practitioners and organizers, we do our best to support healing and restore empowerment, using the tools and narratives of our various methods and disciplines, working at particular “levels of system” (individual, family, community, organizational, societal/political).

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Work Study - Embodied Relational Gestalt

Apr 10 - May 08, 2016 Begins in 1 month
with Michael Clemmens

“We develop relationships with ourselves and others through the physicality of our vision, smell, touch, and movement,” says Michael Clemmens. “These relationships, or dances, shape what we believe is possible and how we behave in the present. In this program, our focus will be on the ways in which we create relationships through our bodies. By attending to our present dance with others, we can become more aware of our existing context and optional ways of interacting.

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A Different Perspective: Reframe Your Life Using Play, Embodiment and Humor

May 06 - 08, 2016 Begins in 2 months
with Ann Randolph & Michael Clemmens

It is all too easy to stay stuck in a rut, unable to see or do things differently even when we know we want to change. Join storyteller Ann Randolph and somatic psychologist Michael Clemmens for a weekend of new insights and creative, fun practices designed to jump start change in your life. This is a bold, alternative approach that supports deep process and joyful exploration.

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Legacy Group - Embodied Relational Gestalt

Oct 23 - Nov 20, 2016 Begins in 8 months
with Michael Clemmens

“We develop relationships with ourselves and others through the physicality of our vision, smell, touch, and movement,” says Michael Clemmens. “These relationships, or dances, shape what we believe is possible and how we behave in the present. In this program, our focus will be on the ways in which we create relationships through our bodies. By attending to our present dance with others, we can become more aware of our existing context and optional ways of interacting.

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Introduction to Gestalt

Oct 28 - 30, 2016 Begins in 8 months
with Michael Clemmens

“We develop relationships with ourselves and others through the physicality of our vision, smell, touch, and movement,” says Michael Clemmens. “These relationships, or dances, shape what we believe is possible and how we behave in the present. In this program, our focus will be on the ways in which we create relationships through our bodies. By attending to our present dance with others, we can become more aware of our existing context and optional ways of interacting.

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Work Study - Embodied Relational Gestalt

May 07 - Jun 04, 2017 Begins in 1 year
with Michael Clemmens

“We develop relationships with ourselves and others through the physicality of our vision, smell, touch, and movement,” says Michael Clemmens. “These relationships, or dances, shape what we believe is possible and how we behave in the present. In this program, our focus will be on the ways in which we create relationships through our bodies. By attending to our present dance with others, we can become more aware of our existing context and optional ways of interacting.

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