This book helps the patient of psychotherapeutic intervention to stay with the therapy beyond both the initial satisfactions and the initial frustrations that the process entails. It serves as a guide for patients of psychoanalytic or psychodynamic psychotherapy.

chapter |9 pages


chapter Chapter Three|17 pages

Accepting the gift of therapy: resistance revisited

chapter Chapter Four|14 pages

The dynamic unconscious speaks

chapter Chapter Five|17 pages

Speaking your own mind; or why words matter

chapter Chapter Seven|20 pages

Transference; or the performance of your life, Part II

chapter Chapter Eight|30 pages

The listening cure: the therapist speaks at last

chapter Chapter Nine|24 pages

Neurobiology and the “value” of the talking cure