European Association for Gestalt Therapy

HISTORY of EAGT

The European Association for Gestalt Therapy (EAGT) was founded in 1985, with the aim of gathering European individual Gestalt therapists, Training Institutes and National Associations, of promoting Gestalt therapy in Europe, combining and exchanging knowledge and resources, fostering a high professional standard for Gestalt therapy and encouraging research. Today over 600 members (institutional and individual) from more than 20 European Nations are already part of the association.

 

The EAGT functions through 3 main bodies, which are:

  • The Executive Committee consists of a maximum of 8 persons, including the Chairperson (President), the Secretary, the Treasurer, the External Relations / NOGTs Officer, the chair of the Training Standard Committee and the GPO chair. One member is nominated as President Deputy (Vice-President).

  • the General Board made of all the representatives of National Associations & Executive Committee;

  • the Meeting of Members (which gathers at least once every year). Elections of all officers of the Board are held every 3 years.

The main documents which regulates the EAGT are:

 

More about EAGT:

EAGT is an EWAO; which means an European Wide Accrediting Organization and as such a member of EAP. EAGT has to re-register itself every 5 years and during the EAP-Meetings which were held from June 12th – June 14th 2007 in Florence, Italy EAGT was re-registered for another 5 years (till 2012).

The re-registration of EAGT was discussed during the before mentioned meeting by the EWOC (European Wide Organization Committee) meeting where EAGT presented her re-accreditation papers