Splits in the Soul

Integrating Traumatic Experiences

1.  Deep Rifts and Small Wounds

2.  The ‘Soul’

3.  The Theory and Terminology of Splits

3.1  Schizophrenic, Ambivalent, Torn, Blocked
3.2  Splitting and Dissociation
3.3  Theoretical Approaches to the ‘multiple person’

4.  Trauma and splitting
4.1  Dissociation in Difficult Life Situations
4.2  Dissociation and Stress
4.3  Traumatic Emergency Reactions
4.4  Split Up and Split Off
4.5  Healthy Parts
4.6  Traumatised Parts
4.7  Survival Parts
4.8  Multiple Splits
4.9  Extreme Polarisations
4.10  Stability and Balance
4.11  Physical Foundations for Splits

5.  Types of Trauma
5.1  Existential Trauma
5.2  Trauma of Loss
5.3  Bonding Trauma
5.4  Bonding System Trauma

6.  Splits and Entanglements
6.1  Unhealthy Symbiosis
6.2  Childhood Dependence Patterns
6.3  Carrying Parental Splits
6.4  Entangled Relationships in Couples
6.5 Entanglements in Psychotherapy
6.6  Entanglements in Social Work
6.7  Delusional Entanglements

7.  Living in Survival Mode
7.1  Actionism
7.2  Suppressing Symptoms
7.3  Eliminating Illness

8.  Inner Healing
8.1  Recognising Splits
8.2  Understanding Split-off Elements
8.3  Understanding the Structure of the Parts
8.4  Reconstructing Reality
8.5  Understanding the Survival Parts in Therapy
8.6  Liberation of the Traumatised Part
8.7  Solutions to the Four Types of Trauma
8.8  Liberation from Childhood Dependence
8.9  Fusion or Side by Side?
8.10  Living Instead of Surviving

9.  The Therapeutic Use of Constellations
9.1  From Family Constellations to Trauma Constellations
9.2  The Complexity of Constellations
9.3  Trauma Constellations in Practice
9.4  Methodological Aspects of the Constellations
9.5  Mirror Neurons
9.6  Mirror-Resonance Phenomena

10.  Research on the Constellation method
10.1  Research Issues
10.2  Random Sample and Implementation of the Survey
10.3  How Clients Experience Constellations
10.4  How Reliably can Representatives Mirror Things?
10.5  New Information from Constellations10.6 Conclusion and Discussion

11.  Looking Ahead

References
Index