gestalt, literally means shape or form in German. As a term in psychology, it us used to denote ‘an organized whole that is perceived as more than the sum of its parts.’

Gestalt therapy, a form of psychotherapy built on the experiential ideal of ‘here and now’ and relationships with others and the world.

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På norsk, er også å gestalte et verb som handler om å forme, eller gi liv til. En skuespiller kan for eksempel gestalte en rolle.