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Gestalt Therapy Now Available in Monroe

Kenneth Meyer, Ph.D., has opened a psychotherapy practice in Monroe in addition to his office in Manhattan. The Gestalt approach focuses on present-centered awareness as the key to understanding and change. Dr. Meyer also brings to his work perspectives from other humanistic psychotherapies and spiritual traditions. His methods are well-suited for those interested in self-actualization and personal growth, as well as addressing anxiety, depression or grief. His practice is limited to adults.

According to Meyer, Gestalt Therapy was developed by Fritz and Laura Perls, who co-founded the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy in 1950. The original Fellows of the Institute and its current members continue to build upon their work to develop a lively, interactive form of therapy incorporating contemporary ideas and research. Dr. Meyer is a Full Member of the Institute.

Dr. Meyer has had over 30 years’ experience in private practice, as well as training student-therapists in these methods at post-graduate certification programs. He is a co-founder of the Gestalt Center of Long Island and currently senior faculty at the Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy in New York City. He is a frequent presenter at local and international conferences and his writings are published in professional journals and books.

In addition, Dr. Meyer is a graduate of The Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies and interned at LIJ/Hillside Hospital. His experience includes not only clinical practice, but leading nature awareness, vision quest and corporate team-building programs as a NYS Licensed Wilderness Guide.

Location: Monroe and Manhattan. To contact Dr. Meyer, call 646-504-0719 or email

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