This text is intended to provide a clear guide to inner child therapy. It explains in a simple, step-by-step process how to help clients move from resolving the past into solving present-day issues. Providing chapter summaries that correlate with information from the accompanying Workbook ISOSBN 1-55959-062-9 and Visualization Tape ISOSBN 1-55959- 076-9, it also presents a theory that offers a solid foundation for trauma resolution therapy.; Expanding inner child therapy beyond trauma resolution, this text enables the professional to both help clients rebuild functional personalities and assist in developing healthy boundaries, self-talk and decision-making and problem-solving abilities. It explains guidelines for working with and successfully moving clients through each stage of inner child therapy. The manual also includes a checklist to monitor clients' completion of activities, visualisations and homework assignments.

chapter 101|3 pages


part 1|14 pages

Overview of Inner Child Therapy

chapter 1|12 pages

The Process

chapter 2|3 pages

The Self and Shame

chapter 3|2 pages

Child Development What’s “Normal”

chapter 4|2 pages

Personality Development

part 2|15 pages

Healing the Broken-Hearted Child

chapter 5|3 pages

Effects of Abuse and Neglect

chapter 6|3 pages

A Safe Place to Tell the Truth

chapter 7|5 pages

A Closer Look at Family of Origin

part 3|14 pages

Parts’ Reintegration

chapter 8|3 pages

A Closer Look at Personality Parts

chapter 9|2 pages

The Offender

chapter 10|2 pages

Reparenting the Child(REN)

chapter 11|4 pages

Empowering the Adult