Gordon Wheeler
President

Gordon Wheeler is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in his field along clinical psychologist who pairs extensive clinical experience with a history of teaching and nonprofit consulting, on everything from mission development to strategic planning.

The author of numerous books and articles, Gordon is noted for his work integrating the Gestalt tradition with relational and developmental psychology. His focus includes child and lifelong development and education, individualism, gender issues, and the dynamics of intimacy and shame.

Gordon's writings also have centered on values and cultural psychology, including multi-cultural issues and post-Holocaust studies. His work has been translated into more than a dozen  languages.

He teaches and trains clinicians around the world, and also serves as editor and director of GestaltPress (a logo of Taylor & Francis publishing group). Together with his wife Nancy Lunney Wheeler, Gordon has pioneered Gestalt Relational Constellations, integrating Systems Constellations work with Gestalt-based client experiments.

Nancy and Gordon have seven children and numerous grandchildren. When not at Esalen they make their home in Santa Cruz, California.