For Clinicians

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  • Case Load, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Being in Charge of Your Caseload


    Practitioners looking to develop intellectual honesty, self-scrutiny and self-monitoring at the highest level in their psychotherapeutic practices are encouraged to use this guide. “Being in Charge of Your Caseload” has proven to create self-supervision and an intellectual accountability process.

  • Climbing Mountain, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Climbing the Moving Mountain


    Explore the process of character change from the inside out through this honest, open discussion of the internal struggle of dealing with a personality disorder. Author Norman Shub takes the reader inside the therapy and remedy process, exploring the benchmarks and difficulties of this treatment progression.

  • Therapeutic Style, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Developing a Therapeutic Style


    This book provides a wonderful opportunity for therapists to experientially and didactically explore the processes of developing their own therapeutic styles. While reading the book, a variety of processes, both intellectual and experiential, will help the individual define his or her particular style and understand how to create opportunities to work on building and strengthening that unique approach.

  • Self Esteem, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Developing High Self-Esteem


    Explore Gestalt Associates’ model for the development of high self-esteem that anyone — lay or professional — can use to identify and work on their self-esteem. It specifically and concretely defines self-esteem, then breaks it into constituent parts and provides cogent experiences and opportunities for the reader to work through. This book has been used by therapists around the world for use with their clients as well as in developing their own self-esteem.

  • DevelopingYourChild-Self-Esteem

    Developing Your Child's Self-Esteem


    Learn how to raise a child’s self-esteem through concrete, practical, specific and clear discussions. Parents, psychotherapy professionals and educators will help a child’s self-esteem grow. Watch as the child understands that without those negative beliefs taking root, doors to new opportunity will open. This tried-and-true approach is a must for professionals and parents.

  • Discovering Themes, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Discovering and Developing Themes


    Themes are a part of all therapeutic experiences, and “Discovering and Developing Themes” helps to clarify, identify and discuss how themes are developed in therapy, creating motivation and self-responsibility in the client. It guides the reader toward understanding the qualities of the themes and what is required in theme development so that the client will want to continue working over time.

  • Experiments, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Experiments: Creating a Moment for Change and Transfo...


    Practitioners can explore the nature, process, structure and use of the experiment in psychotherapy, understanding how to create boundary-sensitive, specific opportunities for people to change. “Experiments” looks at the experimentation process developed as part of the humanistic approach to psychotherapy, outlining the steps to developing an experiment, the need for buy-in, the role of the therapist, leader or facilitator and a discussion of how to integrate the experiment into the changing self.

  • Fragmented Self, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Fragmented Self: From Mildly Fragmented to Multiple P...


    This comprehensive and thorough treatment of the work with a fragmented self begins by defining the fragmentation process on a continuum of severity and goes into depth about the stages of treatment and the nuances of that process. The author explores the phases of treatment, the role of the therapist, the skills that are necessary to develop the connection, the importance of safety and the connected relationship and how integration is possible using this model — a must for therapists working with dissociative disorder clients or for those interested in this segment of our population.

  • Groundwork, by Norman Shub, Real Publications



    One of the most important things for psychotherapist to understand is how important basic groundwork is to the psychotherapy process. It is a crucial process in enabling the client the ability to work effectively in therapy over time. “Groundwork” identifies the processes specific to this process and emphasizes how groundwork creates a platform for later therapeutic success.

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    Heart to Heart: Learning to Love


    Explore your ability to communicate, share feelings, support, commit, better manage conflict and discuss issues together in the privacy of your own home. Couples often face concerns which one side may have never considered but both need to discuss. This workbook provides a foundation and opportunity to apply Heart to Heart principles in a self-guided journey to deepen your relationship.

  • Jumping Over Quicksand, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Jumping Over Quicksand


    For children, divorce can be difficult, sad and confusing. Kids may feel uncertain or angry. Divorce ends a marriage but not the relationships within it, and parents still want to give their children the best opportunities at life. Learn how to make the process of divorce and its effects less painful for your children with "Jumping Over Quicksand: A Guide for Parents to Navigate Their Divorce and to Help Their Children Live Successful Lives," which helps parents provide stability in the home and attend to children’s needs with a reassuring, positive attitude.

  • Living With Narcissism, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Living with Narcissism


    If you or someone you love is dealing with the narcissistic personality disorder, “Living with Narcissism” will help you understand what narcissism is, what a co-narcissist is and how to deal with the issue. If you are living with a narcissistic personality as a partner, a family member or relative, or if you engaged in therapy with a narcissist, this book will demonstrate how people living with narcissistic personalities can survive and help support the change process.

  • Borderline Treatment, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Methodology of Borderline Treatment


    This comprehensive and detailed work explores the complexity of the borderline treatment from a here-and-now psychotherapeutic approach. It presents the three phases of treatment and the specific goals of each phase and includes a thorough discussion of the methodology and process of working successfully with the borderline client. The use of awareness, contact, introject work and the goal of reintegration of the two warring systems also is explored. The model presented here has been tested by practitioners throughout the world and has been found to be successful.

  • Neurosis, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Neurosis: The Self at War with the Self


    This book redefines the concept of neurosis in actual phenomenological terms, helping practicing psychotherapists and individuals interested in this topic understand, access and conceptualize the neurotic condition and its components. It is a must for all therapists working with neurotic individuals and people who are suffering with or living with individuals suffering the powerful distortions that are a part of neurosis.

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    Parenting from Your Heart


    This guide focuses on the “Parenting from the Heart” philosophy and the skills necessary to make it a reality. It encourages adults to examine themselves and to make the changes that will create opportunities for them and their children to enjoy the best that life can offer.

  • Position Oriented Family Therapy

    Position-Oriented Family Therapy


    This model of Gestalt family therapy allows practitioners to build on their own personal style, using themselves as the vehicle for the therapy. Unlike other models in which the methodology is more important, Gestalt family therapy relies on the practitioner’s personality in the encounter with the family, allowing therapists to use their strengths and weaknesses to develop their own particular style.

  • Process Of Change, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Process of Change


    “Process of Change” helps students of psychotherapy and organizational consulting better understand the models and complex theoretical material involved in the study of depth psychotherapy. It addresses the process of change: that is, how change occurs in the human endeavor individually, in couples, in families and throughout organizations.

  • Character Work, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Process of Character Work


    Introduce yourself to the model of character treatment (personality disorders) developed during the last 30 years by Norman Shub at the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio. This model is widely used by therapists throughout the world and identifies a specific approach and change process that has been proven clinically successful.

  • Resistance, by Norman Shub, Real Publications



    All mental health professionals have some notion of resistance. This book clearly and deeply defines resistance in psychotherapy and gives the professional clear, direct and concrete examples of how it affects the therapy process along with models for working with them over time.

  • Anxiety, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Revising the Treatment of Anxiety


    Using the developmental model of anxiety originated at the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio, “Revising the Treatment of Anxiety” revisits the treatment of anxiety disorders from a humanistic, psychotherapeutic perspective. Postulating the importance of dealing with the negative beliefs about safety, the role of anxiety, the importance of diffusing those focal introjects and the importance of a healing therapeutic relationship, this work explores the role of the therapist, the subtleties that the negative introject manifests in creating the feeling of anxiety and the projections onto the internal world.

  • Streching Creativity Couples Therapy, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Stretching Creativity in Couples Therapy


    “Stretching” helps practitioners interested in working with couples about how they can use their own creativity in helping bring about change in a relationship. It outlines specific issues to be discussed, explored in terms of creativity, and suggests ways that an individual can actually work on developing their creative process.

  • Diagnosis, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    The Self and Present-Centered Diagnosis


    Present-centered diagnosis is a description of current functioning of the self in the present. This approach is a nonlabeling, phenomenological understanding of how the self and the constituent parts of the self function together. The neurotic, borderline, characterologic, fragmented and psychotic self are each described in detail. Further, it explores where the blocks to connecting with the world can occur in each self, useful for practitioners of any theoretical background.

  • Characterologic Adolescent, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Treating the Characterologic Adolescent


    This model has proven to be successful in helping the characterologic adolescent learn how to engage in a more flexible, successful way in the world. The model looks at the therapy process over time as well as the differences in treating the defensive and the rigid characterologic adolescent — the two overarching main classifications. The reader will develop a deeper understanding of the therapy processes and the stages of treatment as it unfolds, integrating family work with the work with the individual adolescent. This is a must for individuals interested in treating or dealing with characterologic adolescents in their homes or other environments.

  • Awareness, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Understanding Awareness


    “Understanding Awareness” takes the complex concept of awareness, a basic process underlying all psychotherapy, and helps individuals and professionals understand the role it plays in psychotherapy by focusing on how to develop awareness in the self. This paper also addresses specific strategies for awareness training and explores the notion of the awareness continuum.

  • Contact Boundary, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Working at a Contact Boundary


    Working at a boundary is the ability to see limits and recognizing when you are coming to the edge of a client’s individual growth process in marriage, family and organizational life. Being able to identify a boundary, understanding how resistance emerges as you get to the boundary and seeing how boundaries work in the psychotherapeutic process is an essential part of the therapeutic experience for all psychotherapists.

  • Wrestling The Tiger, by Norman Shub, Real Publications

    Wrestling the Tiger: Working with Introjects


    One of the psychotherapist’s main tasks is to deal with the negative beliefs of the client about self and the world. In addition, therapists must be able to help the client, couple, family or organization learn what is special about itself. This book explores the process of introject work, looking at how negative introjects are defused and how positive ones are developed.

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Climbing the Moving Mountain

Climbing the Moving Mountain


Explore the process of character change from the inside out through this honest, open discussion of the internal struggle of dealing with a personality disorder. Author Norman Shub takes the reader inside the therapy and remedy process, exploring the benchmarks and difficulties of this treatment progression.

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