Part I: Theory and Principles.Gilbert, Bailey, McGuire, Evolutionary Psychotherapy: Why it Matters. Troisi, McGuire, Psychotherapy in the Context of Darwinian Psychiatry. Bailey, Evolution, Kinship, and Psychotherapy: Promoting Psychological Health Through Human Relationships. Part II: Evolutionary Psychotherapies.Kriegman, Evolutionary Psychoanalysis: Toward an Adaptive, Biological Perspective on the Clinical Progress in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Stevens, Jungian Analysis and Evolutionary Psychotherapy: An Integrative Approach. Gilbert, Social Mentalities: Internal "Social" Conflicts and the Role of Inner Warmth and Compassion in Cognitive Therapy. Allen, Gilbert, Social Intelligence, Self Deception, and Vulnerability to Psychotherapy: A Challenge for the Cognitive Therapies? Glantz, Moehl, Reluctant Males: Evolutionary Perspectives on Male Psychology in Couples Therapy. Ragsin, McGuire, Troisi, Gender and Psychotherapy - An Evolutionary Role. Part III: Special Issues.Erickson, Incest. Liotti, Disorganized Attachment: Models of Borderline States in Evolutionary Psychotherapy. Sloman, The Syndrome of Rejection Sensitivity. O'Connor, Pathogenic Beliefs and Guilt in Human Evolution: Implications for Psychotherapy. Harder, Greenwald, Shame. Part IV: Overview and Concluding Comments. Bailey, Gilbert, Evolutionary Psychotherapy: Where to from Here?
'This is a delightful and timely book as it parlays new concepts in evolutionary genetic psychology into a practical - and wonderfully readable - guide to psychotherapy' - Daniel R. Wilson, Creighton University, USA.