Month: December 2012

  • Misconceptions about the Triangle of Conflict

    Sometimes people misunderstand the triangle of conflict, so let’s clarify a few of those misconceptions. Sometimes people talk about the triangle of conflict as if we are talking about conscious feelings, conscious anxiety, and conscious defenses. In ISTDP, we are referring to unconscious feelings, unconscious anxiety in the body, and unconscious defenses. First, when the…