mediterranean sea

In the hands of Europe

The Mediterranean is the most dangerous border between countries that are not at war. There have been more than 15 000 dead or missing since January 1998 and many more uncounted. Recently, the numbers of deaths have increased dramatically. As a border – a “contact boundary” in Gestalt therapy terminology – it is also somewhere we can see the European self in function, i.e. what Europe wants, does and becomes in interaction with the wider environment. 
In this article on the British Gestalt Journal website, I explore how we can use polarity theory to better understand the current crisis.
Read the article
here.