PrefacePart I: A brief history of Pre-TherapyPart II: A review of Pre-TherapyPart III: Emergent DevelopmentsCh 1 Pre-Therapeutic approaches with people 'with special needs'. Marlis Portner, SwitzerlandCh 2 The falling man: Pre-Therapy applied to somatic hallucinating. Dion Van Werde, BelgiumCh 3 Pre-Therapy and Dementia Care. Penny Dodds, UKCh 4 ECPI: Objective Evaluation for the Pre-Therapy Interview. Aldo Dinacci, ItalyCh 5 The Development of Inter-subjectivity in relation to Psychotherapy and It's Implication for Pre-Therapy. Hans Peters, NetherlandsCh 6 Pre-Therapy and the Pre-Expressive Self. Garry Prouty, USACh 7 Metaphact Process: A New Way of Understanding Schizophrenic Thought Disorder. Margaret Warner and Judith Trytten, USACh 8 The therapy of Dissociation: Its phases and developments. Tom Coffeng, NetherlandsCh 9 The Hallucination of the Unconscious Self. Garry Prouty, USA
Garry Prouty, trained by Eugene Gendlin, was the founder of Pre-Therapy. He lectured in Europe and North America in clinics, hospitals and training organisations and delivered the Frieda Fromm-Reichman Memorial Lecture at the Washington School of Psychiatry in 2002. Garry Prouty served as editorial consultant on the boards of Psychotherapy, Theory, Research and Practice; The International Journal of Mental Imagery and Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapies (the journal of the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling), and authored several books. He died in 2009.