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Our purpose

The Objects of CAGA are to further the study and advancement of Gestalt therapy, its distinct speciality as a philosophy and theory, its therapeutic practice and broader applications for human and environmental well-being, in the context of Australia-China relations.

This includes:

  • The publication and dissemination of such information pertaining to Gestalt therapy.
  • The encouragement of the improvement of professional standards through continuing education.
  • The encouragement of desirable standards of training and opportunities for professionals working in the field in Australia and China.
  • The promotion of the Gestalt therapy approach in China.
  • Affiliation with suitability recognised national and international Societies, Associations and other agencies.
  • Co-operation with other agencies including Government departments
  • Fostering connections between Gestalt practitioners in Australia and China
  • Supporting the development of Gestalt in China through drawing on the resources of Gestalt in Australia
  • Holding Gestalt conferences in China, to foster links between Australian and Chinese practitioners, and to promote the development of Gestalt Therapy in China.

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Code of Ethics

Download the Caga code of ethics document here.

Training Standards

Download the CAGA training standards document here.