of Gestalt Training Organizations
(Fédération Internationale des
Organismes de Formation à la Gestalt)The contact address:
FORGE was founded in Paris in 1991 by several Gestalt
Training Institutes to promote an international cooperation through sharing of
documents, programs, researches, and exchange of trainers and students, in a
convivial and confident climate.
FORGE is a nonprofit organization.
FORGE is a Federation -
each member Institute remains
autonomous -- of 28 institutes from 19 countries.
FORGE is a Federation - which means that each Institute remains totally
autonomous and free.
FORGE doesn’t decide any kind of norms imposed to anybody but share
experiences and research.
Every year, FORGE organizes study days for the staff of the Training
Institutes (Directors and permanent trainers) around themes concerning practice
and research in the field of training in Gestalt Therapy and many bilateral
exchanges of trainers from pone country to another.
- FORGE has gathered some 23,000 titles in English, 1,000 in
french and several hundred others in German, Spanish, Italian,
Portuguese, Russian and other languages. Each country represented by
FORGE membership produces a Gestalt Journal one to four times per year.