Gordon Wheeler, PhD, is internationally-known for his teaching, training, and writing in Gestalt therapy, coaching, and education. He has served as President of Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California since 2002, where he also served for some years as CEO. His written work, including a dozen books and over 100 articles in the field, has emphasized the evolution of Gestalt theory as the basis for relational and developmental self-theory, integrating the body of Gestalt psychology research with the Gestalt therapy tradition. Gordon’s areas of exploration include relational development, self and shame, couples and intimacy, multi-cultural issues, gender and men’s issues, leadership and coaching, and lifelong integral education, as well as post-Holocaust issues and Gestalt Systems Constellations. Gordon and his wife Nancy Lunney-Wheeler have a large and growing blended family and make their homes at Esalen and in Santa Cruz California.