West Coast Institute for Gestalt Therapy

with Children & Adolescents

Felicia Carroll, LMFT RPT-S
Founder and Director
540 Alisal Rd. Ste 1
Solvang CA 93463 USA



The West Coast Institute for Gestalt Therapy was founded to further the therapeutic approach with children and adolescents as initially developed by Violet Oaklander, Ph.D. The work of many other leading therapists and research in child development is integrated integrated into the teachings at WCI that encompass the depth and breadth of Gestalt Therapy. Small group learning experiences are combined with time for recreation and enjoying the beautiful West Coast of California and the Santa Ynez Valley.

  • Small group interactive learning experiences
  • Theory based instruction
  • Credit toward professional licensing and APT credentials

This was the best training program I have ever attended!

Summer Participant

Felicia Carroll, M.Ed., MA

Advanced Trainer

Felicia Carroll, Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist (MFC23315) and Registered Play Therapist –Supervisor, is an Approved Provider for the Association for Play Therapy (04-152) and the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (PCE 3247) for Clinical Social Workers and Marriage, Family Therapists. She is also a California Association of Marriage, Family Therapists Certified Supervisor, a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, and a Certified Gestalt Therapist by the Gestalt Therapy.

Felicia teaches at Gestalt institutes and Play Therapy training programs globally. Her travels have taken her to Germany, Greece, Morocco, Brazil, Singapore, Czech Republic, Mexico, Hong Kong, South Korea, Slovakia, Poland, and Belgium as well as being keynote speaker at Play Therapy Conferences. Please Contact Felicia if you would like to invite her to persent in your program.

International Gestalt Journal

Felicia Carroll is guest editor for a special issue of the International Gestalt Journal. This issue is a testament to the global reach of Gestalt therapy with children and adolescents.

One of our best issues ever.

Joe Wysong, Publisher

To order your copy of this special issue of the International Gestalt Journal, go to Violet Solomon Oaklander Foundation