Gestalt Living and Learning

GIS started the first training Group in 1976 and has since then offered high
quality teaching, learning and training seminars.

All training programs and seminars are based on Gestalt theory, methodology, and principles and
are practiced matching the highest International standards. The Gestalt Institute of Scandinavia is
certified by EAGT (European Association of Gestalt Therapy), EAP (European Association of Psychotherapy) and PF (Danish Psychotherapist Association). Read about our certifications

We offer these main programs and courses:

  • Gestalt Clinical Psychotherapist – Certified 4 year Training

  • Organizational Consultant – Certified 4 year Training as Consultant and Coach.

  • Art of Expressiveness – 2-year Training Program for Actors and Directors of Theatre in “Expressiveness and Leadership”.

  • Personal Development – Intro Seminar and other Programs in Gestalt Therapy.

  • Couple seminars – How to Create a Meaningful Relation with your partner.

The training program focuses on educating professionally competent Gestalt Psychotherapists with chosen specialty in clinical psychotherapy, emotional and educational development and management, team- and organizational development.

We furthermore offer intensive seminars in personal development, couple-seminars to be held as short or long courses, and individually tailored coaching programs, supervision and supplementary training programs.

Our leaders are an international team of trainers and therapists from Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, Holland, Sweden and Australia. They all have far-reaching psychological, pedagogical and managerial experience. The Danish leaders are members of the Danish Psychotherapy Association. GIS-International’s Danish leaders are members of the Danish Psychotherapy Association, and GIS-International practices according to the association’s ethical rules.

The home of GIS

The GIS headquarters and major education and training center is Hegnegaarden. This is two farms located on the island of Orø, close to the water and beautifully situated amongst fields and forests, just an hour’s drive from Copenhagen Airport. The farm has its own special charm and is an inspiring place to work with people and development. Find your way with Google

Hengnegården Orø


Recognized certificates
Gestalt Institute since
Hour from cph


GIS Exam Week (3-4-5 year)

June 3 - 6:00 pm # June 9 - 2:00 pm

GIS Exam Week (1-2 year)

June 7 - 6:00 pm # June 13 - 2:00 pm

Authenticity and Passion in Life – a week at Orø

July 16 - 6:00 pm # July 21 - 2:00 pm

Personal Development – a weekend at Orø

August 23 - 5:00 pm # August 25 - 2:00 pm

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