By Frank-M. Staemmler
Aggression, Time, and Understanding is the 1st e-book of Staemmler’s writings to be released in English. In the early sections of this book, Staemmler (supported through his Buddhist spouse, Barbara) comprehensively explores and questions the normal Gestalt remedy idea of aggression and proposes a brand new method of operating with anger and hostility. additional sections comprise in-depth examinations of the themes of time (the "Here and Now" and "Regressive Processes") and knowing ("Dialogue and Interpretation" and "Cultivated Uncertainty"). From Staemmler’s "critical gaze," Dan Bloom observes, "concepts become refreshed, re-formed, and revitalized constructs in order to proceed to increase the speculation and perform of up to date Gestalt therapy."
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Not only . . his so-called 'naughtiness/ his crying and shouting, biting, kicking and scratching, tearing and breaking things, but also . . , p. 39). And she also shows empathy for the adults: "Of course, the child's inquisitiveness and his physical aggressiveness are very trying for the grown ups. Their satisfaction demands so much time and patience. . " (ibid. — italics in original). A few pages later, using the widely defined term of aggression of her own theory, she writes: Aggression is not only a destructive energy, but the force which is behind all our activities, without which we could not do anything.
P. 196). And about forms of sublimination he said: 1 8 ... , p. 4 However, one needs to ask if this concept and his ambiguous use of the term of aggression did not sometimes guide him to statements that make it hard to discern the peaceful intent. Here is an example: Aggression has a two-fold purpose: first, to destructure any threatening enemy to the point where he becomes impotent; and, second, in an expanding aggression, to de-structure the substance that is needed for growth and to render it assimilable.
Htm April 8, 2007 — Posted Ego, Anger, & Attachment, Part I I ... ‘;;' : i On a German internet-website24 the translation of the announcement on IED was illustrated with the following photograph: The picture demonstrates one of the side effects of aggressiveness that at first sight may look rather innocuous: from an esthetic perspective, anger does not have a favorable face, as the Dalai Lama once observed with his inimitable smile: "Hatred . . brings about a very ugly, unpleasant physical transformation of the individual" (1997, p.
Aggression, Time, and Understanding: Contributions to the Evolution of Gestalt Therapy by Frank-M. Staemmler