1 Introduction. Part 1: Focusing and listening. 2 Dead ends. 3 Eight characteristics of an experiential process step. 4 What the client does to enable an experiential step to come. 5 What a therapist can do to engender an experiential step. 6 The crucial bodily attention. 7 Focusing. 8 Excerpts from teaching focusing. 9 Problems of teaching focusing during therapy. 10 Excerpts from one client's psychotherapy. Part 2: Integrating other therapeutic methods. 11 A unified view of the field through focusing and the experiential method. 12 Working with the body: a new and freeing energy. 13 Role play. 14 Experiential dream interpretation. 15 Imagery. 16 Emotional catharsis, reliving. 17 Action steps. 18 Cognitive therapy. 19 A process view of the superego. 20 The life-forward direction. 21 Values. 22 It fills itself in. 23 The client-therapist relationship. 24 Should we call it "therapy"?
'Examining the actual moment-to-moment process of therapy, this volume provides specific ways for therapists to engender effective movement, particularly in those difficult times when nothing seems to be happening.'