Gestalt Perspectives

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The aim of this essay was to compare and juxtapose the cognitive behaviour and gestalt perspectives using experimental research to determine which demonstrates the most effective basis for achieving a more positive outcome for the client. The gestalt perspective was introduced followed by the cognitive behaviour perspective. The similarities and differences of the two perspectives were examined before a typical approach to therapeutic treatment for the gestalt and cognitive behaviour therapies were discussed. It was found through the evidence provided in experimental research that the cognitive behaviour perspective was a more effective therapeutic approach over that of the gestalt perspective. Gestalt therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy
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