Contents: The Development of Knowledge - Functional Psychology - The Development and Integration of the Self - Basic Needs and Experiences of the Self - Basic Experiences in Functional Development - Functional Development in the Various Districts of the Body - Integrated Functional Psychotherapy - Reconstructing the Basic Experiences in Therapy - The Therapeutic Process and its Phases - Manuela: A Clinical Case History - Functional Development in the Prevention of Childhood and Teenage Disorders - Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents.
The Author: Luciano Rispoli is a psychologist and psychotherapist. He is Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Catania and deals with individual and group psychophysical processes through his research into the Functions of the Self, Basic Experiences, and the various aspects of Functional Psychology. Rispoli is involved in child and adolescent assessment and prevention schemes and is founder and director of the European School of Functional Psychotherapy. He also trains and teaches in both private and state institutions and is founder of the International Society of Functional Psychotherapy, as well as the author of numerous publications.