The academic collaboration between EAPTI-GPTIM and its partner Gestalt Institutes around Europe has grown over the years to become a major provider and guarantor of high-quality professional traineeship and supervised practice of Gestalt Psychotherapy. This could not come about without the commitment and passion of its team of lecturers under the directorship of Dr. Lidija Pecotić.
Throughout EAPTI-GPTIM’s history, those who came to give training over the years, included leading figures in Gestalt Psychotherapy. We have had, amongst others, Joseph Zinker and Sandra Cardoso Zinker, leading figures of Gestalt Psychotherapy in the United States, Serge Ginger, founder of the Paris School of Gestalt and Helga Matzko from the United States with her programme in the application of Gestalt Therapy in the field of addiction. As the EAPTI-GPTIM began offering programmes specialising in clinical populations, working with children and adolescents, and in working with organisations, various other lecturers contributed their expertise and knowledge, including the late Ken Evans, Paul Barber, and Gilles Delisle. Since then, our higher education institution now has an abundant faculty of lecturers coming from various countries, from different modalities of psychotherapy, and from different areas of specialisation.