This book demonstrates how a relational approach can be applied to treating the fragile adolescents, and focuses on soldiers suffering from war trauma. It also focuses on treatment plans; gender in the dyad; individual, group, and family therapy; contact with parents; and termination.
On the Road to Survival 1. Secrets and Self-Disclosure in the Therapeutic Relationship 2. Enactments—The Language of Therapy with Traumatized Adolescents 3. Dreams—The Royal Road to Trauma 4. Dissociation and Cultural-Social Difference The Evolution of the Transference—Countepfransference—Engagement, Safety, and Erotic Phases 5. Engagement Phase—Resistance and the Antitherapeutic Alliance 6. Safety Phase—Mutual Tenderness 7. Erotic Phase—Confusion Between Tenderness and Passion Finding a Treatment Plan 8. Gender in the Dyad 9. Treatment Planning—Is it Possible? 10. Contact with Parents 11. Termination—Traumatic for Whom?