This book evolved from the First International Meeting of the Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Association on intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy. It will help readers to make use of the conscious working alliance with the patient to increase the unconscious part of the working alliance.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Davanloo's ISTDP, psychoneurosis, and the importance of attachment trauma
Chapter 2 - The neurobiological regulation of emotion and anxiety
Chapter 3 - Emotion regulation and the role of defences
Chapter 4 - Assessment of a patient's anxiety
Chapter 5 - Resistance, transference, ego-adaptive capacity and multifoci core neurotic structure
Chapter 6 - Observational learning and teaching our patients to overcome their problems
Chapter 7 - The road to the patient's unconscious and the working alliance
Chapter 8 - The independent variables: ISTDP techniques to change red traffic lights into green
Chapter 9 - An intial interview with a transport-phobic patient
Chapter 10 - Steps on the roadmap to the unconscious and its application to patients suffering from depressive disorders
Chapter 11 - Steps on the road to the unconscious and its application to patients with somatization
Chapter 12 - Steps on the road to the unconscious in a patient with transference resistance
Chapter 13 - Exiting the roadmap to the unconscious in the phase of termination.