However, this tribute to Laura Perls, published shortly after her death in 1990, is as timely now as it was then.It was compiled for Contact by Gestalt therapist Anne Leibig.Do you speak German, or did you just learn lines for that scene in your office? I’d done a little bit of German when I was 12 in high school, just basic German.It was an hour a week where we just kind of arsed around, so I kind of remembered a little bit. It was completely different dialogue and unconnected to the season-five story line. The episodes that he was there for, I’d just left or I wasn’t in the episode. I’d love to get the real story, but I’m just sort of making it up as I go along. Did anyone on set give you guff for not having watched the show? Because I kept going, “What have you [Mike] been up to? But after that first episode I went and watched the whole thing, because at that point I was like okay, I’m a part of it. I don’t think anyone could be like that in real life, period. I was very scared of him the first day of filming, absolutely terrified of him. I kind of felt lightheaded at the end of the day, and I kind of got a sour stomach sometimes because feeling that nervous energy constantly throughout the day, it kind of hurts a little bit.
Is that not the very definition of ‘victim blaming’?
She opened the gathering with the comment that she saw some people were attentive, curious and others looking off in to the distance.
She spoke to one man about his one foot on the ground, the other across his leg.
For a few years, The Gestalt Journal published Contact: A Newsletter and Networking Tool for the Gestalt Community.
An idea before its time, most of the materials published in Contact are dated.