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In conclusion, this brief report describes how a client's sense of unlovability and punishing expressions of love and caring from others was shifted in a FAP session.
Although not discussed in the excerpt, this feeling of unlovability is probably maintained by a protective function.
Third, there is discussion on what Gary can do in the future when the feeling of unlovability comes up outside of session-to be compassionate towards himself the way his therapist was compassionate with him, to recall the genuinely loving interaction in session, to practice his new repertoire of evoking positive behaviors (not in transcript, but includes being open-hearted and showing interest in others) and to focus on how others do care about him and increase (reinforce) their caring.