Gary Yontef

Armin Baier

Gary Yontef, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology and Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (A.B.P.P.) has been a gestalt therapist since training with Frederick Perls and James Simkin in 1965. Formerly on the UCLA Psychology Department Faculty and Chairman of the Professional Conduct Committee of the L.A. County Psychological Association, he is in private practice in Los Angeles. He is a past-president of the GTILA and was longtime chairman of the faculty.

He has been on the editorial board of the International Gestalt Journal (formerly The Gestalt Journal), associate editor of the Gestalt Review, and editorial advisor of the British Gestalt Journal. He is a co-founder of PGI. He has written over 50 articles and chapters on gestalt therapy theory, practice, and supervision and is the author of Awareness, Dialogue and Process: Essays on Gestalt Therapy.

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