How Personal Issues Arise - A Gestalt ViewA child?s contact with the world is interrupted by their parents dos and do nots, shoulds and should nots. The interruptions are introjected and used in adulthood to self interrupt. The result can be a difficulty in balancing internal needs and external demands.
Three Gestalt Concepts about the Mind
- A gestalt is a cycle of experience that starts with a need being sensed
- An interrupted gestalt results in a need not being satisfied and interest in it not being withdrawn
- Anxiety is caused when excitement is blocked or controlled