Intentionality: The Fabric of Relationality

Author/s Dan Bloom
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/1
Language Italian Pages 12 P. 61-72 File size 187 KB
DOI 10.3280/GEST2021-001007
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The Coronavirus pandemic is a world-historical event. We live in a post-Coronavirus world. This paper addresses how Gestalt Therapy’s concepts of intentionality, contacting and relationality come together as the intentionality of contacting that form the fabric of relationali-ty. These concepts are presented from a clinical phenomenological and personal perspective of the author in New York City at the height of the pandemic. This article is an adaptation of a May 16, 2020, presentation at the online conference "Dialogues on Psychotherapy at the Time of Coronavirus", sponsored by Istituto di Gestalt HCC- Italy.

Keywords: Gestalt Therapy, contacting, intentionality, relationality, Covid.

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Dan Bloom, Intenzionalità di contatto: tessere la trama della relazionalità in "QUADERNI DI GESTALT" 1/2021, pp 61-72, DOI: 10.3280/GEST2021-001007