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Gordon Wheeler

Gordon Wheeler

Gordon Wheeler, PhD,
is a relational psychologist applying the Gestalt model to a range of contemporary clinical and social issues. Author or editor of many books and articles, he teaches and trains widely around the world. Together with Nancy Lunney Wheeler, he has developed and articulated Gestalt Relational Constellations for exploring the systemic contexts of “individual” issues. Gordon has long been President of Esalen Institute in Big Sur Calif., where he also served as CEO.

Beyond the “Revolving Door”: Gestalt Relational Constellations

May 12 - Jun 09, 2019 Begins in 3 weeks
with Gordon Wheeler & Nancy Lunney-Wheeler

In certain parts of our lives, we move forward with strength and relative ease, adding new learning and new capacity to familiar areas of comfort and confidence. And then we have other areas where we may navigate with greater difficulty and challenge — or sometimes not at all. Strong areas and flat sides alike may be in public or private areas, in work or relationships, in goals accomplished or hopes and dreams deferred — or even longings just avoided altogether, to avoid disappointment.



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