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April 2017 – Nomination !

April 2017 – Nomination !

The staff and students feel very happy about the fact that Gestalt Institute Nepal has been nominated  for the Dr. Guislain Award 2017 by the Gestalt colleagues of Instituut voor Communicatie in Kortrijk, B. ‘Breaking the chains of stigma.’  An initiative of Janssen Research & Development – LCC and Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent – B. Our work is surely breaking the chains of stigma and we feel honored and thankful for this appreciation  by our Belgian colleagues for the work we do in Nepal over the…

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March 2017 – the first graduates!

March 2017 – the first graduates!

In March 2017 12 students finished their 4 year program. Five of them wrote a final work and gave a presentation about the subject they were writing about such as: Creative adjustment, Anger is my friend, not my enemy!, Learning to deal with emotions, Working with students.

Gestalt in Nepal – March 2016

Gestalt in Nepal – March 2016

In March 2016 our first group of 12 students finished their 4 year training program. Five of them wrote their final work and gave a presentation on March 5th. We also started a 3rd group of students. Four of the graduates started their education for junior trainer.

Gestalt in Nepal – November 2016

Gestalt in Nepal – November 2016

In November 2016  we worked with group 1 on couple therapy, which was a huge challenge as in Nepal there is the reality of arranged marriages and love marriages. Both have there typical problems.     In group 2 we worked on body awareness, an imported topic. Nepali are often not allowed to talk about or give expression to their emotions. So people are often very wel in describing their bodily sensations but don’t mak a connection between the sensations and their emotions. So we discovered…

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Bricks for Nepal! – March 2016

Bricks for Nepal! – March 2016

After the cold winter months, people are still living in shabby, improvised cottages and tents, so we decided to help them by restoring their houses or to build small cottages. Price: approx. 1750.00 € each. During our stay in March we visited  several families. Here you see the house which is built for Sabitha and her family; you meet Sundari, an old lady before the damaged house and then on the doorstep of the new cottage. The 4th foto is taken in…

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Care for the forgotten people – July-Nov 2015

Care for the forgotten people – July-Nov 2015

The earthquakes in April and May of 2015 shocked the world! During our stay in July 2015 we decided to organize first aid and together with our students we created a second initiative ‘Care for the forgotten people’. Colleagues and friends gave us money. We engaged ourselves to spend this money   for immediate needs of the people by providing food, clothes and shelters in the first months. Before the winter we organized shelters, clothes and shoes for children of 2 basic schools so that…

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Shelters for Nepal

Shelters for Nepal

Gestalt in  Nepal was taking action to support the victims of the earthquakes. Besides the psychological help for the people, there was a big need for shelters in the first place. Houses are totally damaged and inhabitable. The raining season is about to start. People are in need of shelters. We decided to help. So we are raising funds for shelters. We discovered a cheap and good solution. One shelter is 120.00€  and can housing a family of 8 people. With the help…

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