Part I: The Presence of the Therapist. The Presence of the Therapist and the Process of Therapeutic Change. Beyond Words: The Quiet Presence of the Therapist. Variations on the Theme of Transference and Counter-transference. Struggling with Perversion and Chaos in the Therapeutic Process: The Need for the Patient to 'Know' the Therapist. Part II: Transition and Change. Transition and Change. Psychotherapy with Children in Transition from Fostering to Adoption: A Question of Technique. The Story of Lot's Wife: The Importance of the Therapist's 'Personal Signature' at Times of Critical Change. Holding and Letting Go: Some Thoughts About Ending Therapy. Monica Lanyado's Published Work.