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Gestalt Therapy

This is a type of humanistic therapy in which the therapist creates a safe environment and uses techniques such as role playing, scenario reenactment and behavior exaggeration as a means of exploring and resolving personal issues and conflicts. One example is the empty chair technique, in which the therapist asks the client to visualize a person with whom they are in conflict sitting in an empty chair in the room, and having them carry out a conversation with that person as if they were actually there.