The dust jacket has an indentation on the front cover by the spine, but is otherwise in very good condition, with little wear. The first three pages are creased at the bottom corner, but these are all before the contents page,and otherwise the book is in very good condition - clean, tight and unmarked.
Experimental Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, in short E-STDP, is deeply rooted in the real patient-therapist relationship, seen as a genuine, personal and respectful human interchange. it aims to enable patients, in a reasonably short time, to promote those changes in themselves which they deem necessary or desirable in order to improve their personal happiness, and degree of adaptation to their interpersonal and socio-cultural milleu. The book is meant for psychotherapists and other mental health professionals, wishing to upgrade their skills in the experiential and relational techniques, capable of accelerating the process of dynamic change. The detailed description of two cases, from initial evaluation to 2-year follow up, will arouse the interest of all those who are fascinated by human life-stories.