Gestalt Therapy Test: Trivia Quiz!

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Gestalt Therapy Test: Trivia Quiz!

Fritz Perls; Gestalt Therapy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the Gestalt theory of personality, end-goals are:
    • A. 

      Derived from our social roles

    • B. 

      The means whereby we earn a living

    • C. 

      Based on our interactions with the environment

    • D. 

      Based on our biological needs

  • 2. 
    Fritz Perls defined impasse as:
    • A. 

      The state of being stuck in the maturation process

    • B. 

      The experience of frustration with out pressing biological needs

    • C. 

      The movement from social support to self-support

    • D. 

      The catastrophic expectations from others

  • 3. 
    Jennifer has a cathartic dream experience. Her Gestalt therapist is MOST likely to suggest that she do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Act out her dream

    • B. 

      Talk about her dream

    • C. 

      Write down her dream

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The small amount of outcome research that has been conducted on Gestalt therapy has shown that:
    • A. 

      It is equivalent to active placebo therapies

    • B. 

      It is superior to most alternative therapies which it has been compared

    • C. 

      It is superior to wait-list, no-treatment controls and equivalent to other therapies

    • D. 

      It is superior to no-treatment controls and tends to be less effective than other therapies

  • 5. 
    Gestalt therapy focuses on:
    • A. 

      Reworking through past events

    • B. 

      Staying in the here-and-now

    • C. 

      Preparing for future events

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    A phrase that is commonly associated with Gestalt therapy is:
    • A. 

      Lose your mind and come to your senses!

    • B. 

      I'm OK, you're OK

    • C. 

      Give 'em hell

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    A particular therapist often directly challenges client statements such as "I must complete my assignments perfectly to feel worthwhile," and "Everyone needs to like me."  This therapist's approach is most consistent with the principles of which of the following systems of psychotherapy?
    • A. 

      Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

    • B. 

      Gestalt Therapy

    • C. 

      Person-Centered Therapy

    • D. 

      Adlerian Therapy