Roles and Interests
Co-Director of Gestalt Therapy Training Center Northwest
Associate-Editor, Gestalt Review
Research interests: Gestalt Therapy, Group Therapy, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development and Multicultural Psychology
PhD, Counseling Psychology, Kent State University, 1982
MEd, Counseling, Gannon University, Erie, Pa., 1975
MA, Social Sciences, Gannon University, Erie, Pa., 1973
BS, Economics, Gannon University, Erie, Pa., 1970
Teams in the Workplace
Clinical and Organizational Supervision
Diplomate in Organizational and Business Consulting Psychology
American Board of Professional Psychology
American Psychological Association Divisions of Consulting Psychology and Counseling Psychology
Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues
Oregon Psychological Association
Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Certification and Licensure
Licensed Psychologist, Oregon, Number 576
Licensed Psychologist, Washington, Number 1369
Board Certified in Organizational and Business Consulting Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology
Publications Since 2010-Present
Frew, J. (2014). A review of “The awareness paradigm: A story of leadership success.” Gestalt Review, 18(3), insert pages.
Frew, J. (2014). Gestalt therapy groups: Why? In B. Mistler & P. Brownell (Eds.), Global perspectives on research, theory and practice: A decade of Gestalt (pp. 217-228). London:
Cambridge Scholar Publishing.
Frew, J. (2014). An expert’s perspective on Gestalt group therapy. In G. Corey (Ed.), Student manual for theory and practice of group counseling (9th ed.). New York: Cengage.
Frew, J. (2013). Gestalt therapy training and research: Holding our place at academic institutionsin the United States. Gestalt Review, 17(3), 13-28.
Frew, J., & Spiegler, M. (Eds.). (2013). Contemporary psychotherapies for a diverse world (1st Revised ed.). New York: Routledge.
Frew, J. (2011). Case of David. In G Corey (Ed.), Theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (9th ed.). New York: Cengage.
Frew, J. (2011). Ask the expert: Three questions about Gestalt therapy answered. In G. Corey (Ed.), Student manual for theory and practice of counseling and psychotherapy (9th ed.). New York: Cengage.
Frew, J. (2010). The role of Gestalt group supervision in the education of psychology and counseling professionals. British Gestalt Journal, 19, 26-32.
Frew, J. (2010). Consultation. In J. Thomas, & M. Hersen (Eds.), Handbook of clinical psychology competencies (pp.549-572). New York: Springer Publishing.
Presentations Since 2010-Present
Frew, J. (2013, May). Contexts for therapy: Perls meets Morita. Presented at the Morita Therapy Conference, Seattle, Wa.
Frew, J, Reck, M., Case, M., and Chambers, A. ( April, 2013). Gestalt therapy research, theory, and practice: Fitting the pieces together with the next generation of Gestalt practitioners. Presented at the First International Gestalt Research Conference, Cape Cod, Ma.
Frew, J. (2012). Gestalt therapy. A podcast for the American Counseling Association.
Young, J., & Frew, J. (2012, August). Sexual assault prevention for international students: Common practices and recommendations. Presented at APA, Orlando, FL.
Frew, J. (2011, July). Leadership theory and practice: Is there a fit in organizations committed to honoring diversity? Presented at the Oregon Psychological Association’s Diversity Committee Retreat. Portland, Oregon.
Frew, J., & Thomas, J. (2010, July). Organizational factors in successful adoption of evidence-based practices. Presented at the American Board of Professional Psychology summer workshop series, Portland, Oregon.