Manchester Gestalt Centre for psychotherapy and counselling is a group of psychotherapists, trainers, supervisors and organisational consultants. From our Gestalt perspective, we work with an emphasis on awareness, relationship and integration to facilitate the natural human capacity and drive to be healthy.

Welcome to our website! We hope that you find it useful and informative,and it is our aim to update it on an ongoing basis.

Foundation in Gestalt Therapy – 1 year


Please note the December 2016 workshop has been changed to 3rd and 4th December (i.e.10th and 11th)

Accredited Training in Gestalt Psychotherapy

We are sorry to say that Manchester Gestalt Centre is not currently offering the ongoing GPTI Accredited Training.

14th Annual British Gestalt Journal Seminar Day

This was held in London in November 2015 and co-led by Peter Philippson & Susan Gregory from New York.  Video of Peter’s presentation is here.

Please check back with us on a regular basis to get news of new short courses .

Links to other parts of the website, and to other sites, appear in brown. We have also added many more online articles. We welcome comments and suggestions on how to improve the website.

Workshops and Courses

Date/Time Event
14/10/2016 - 23/07/2017
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Foundation Training in Gestalt Therapy - 1 year
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Ageing Process. An exploration of changes, losses and gains
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Ageing Process. An exploration of the ageing identity


Peter has a chapter in a book due out in December 2015: Self – A Polyphony of Contemporary Gestalt Therapists, ed. Jean-Marie Robine.  More details at Books page

Peter’s recent book ‘Gestalt Therapy: Roots and Branches’ is now out from Karnac Books, and on Kindle e-book. Available from the Centre and from Amazon. The cost of the print version has been reduced to £15 including postage if bought from Manchester Gestalt Centre.

Read Peter’s interview about the book on the publisher’s website: http://karnacology.com/interviews/

Peter’s London therapy group is now a residential group meeting in the Midlands.  See http://www.mgc.org.uk/peters-therapy-groups-residential-edinburgh/.

For directions to the Centre, click this Directions to the Centre link.