Book: Emotionally Focused Therapy with African American Couples: Love Heals, by Paul Guillory, Ph.D.

The ICEEFT Diversity Committee is so excited to share that trainer-in-training Dr. Paul Guillory (Berkeley, CA) has announced a soon to be published book, “Emotionally Focused Therapy with African American Couples:  Love Heals” available for PRE-ORDER on Amazon and Routledge.  PRE-ORDER

Newsletter article: EFT and Our “Self of Human” Work

The wisdom of the EFT Tango can help us be more antiracist, just as being antiracist can help us to better

embody a human-centered, attachment stance. VIEW PDF

Book: My Grandmother’s Hands, by Resmaa Menakem, MSW

A spectacular resource, consistent with attachment and written in an engaging, personal style.  ORDER

Book: Caste, The Origin of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson

Oprah’s Book Club recommendation from the Pulitzer prize -winning author, also the book about which Sue Johnson reported, “it gave her a map” for the subject.  ORDER

Anti-Racism, Attachment, and EFT

Here are some books and resources that our team members have found useful in educating ourselves and raising awareness. LEARN MORE

It’s not White Fragility, it’s White Flammability

An explication of what happens when the commonly-experienced hurts of being misunderstood, unseen or criticized extend from marginalized groups to include the majority. GO TO LINK

Documentary: I Am Not Your Negro

This spectacular 2016 documentary honors the words and work and life of James Baldwin, through the lens of his unfinished manuscript about the murders of his friends Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Reverend Martin Luther King. VIEW ON NETFLIX

Book: Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions

The first practical handbook that helps individuals and organizations recognize and prevent microaggressions so that all employees can feel a sense of belonging. GO TO LINK

A Black Doctor’s Last Words Before Dying of COVID and Neglect

Dr. Susan Moore’s last words before dying from COVID and neglect, in an allegory about the harm that whiteness does when it is not responsibly seen and managed and held accountable. GO TO LINK

Newsletter article: Food for Thought from Your ICEEFT Diversity Committee

In these 5 separate scenarios, who is pursuing, withdrawing, or engaging vulnerable? What more information would you seek to clarify? VIEW PDF

Ta-Nehisi Coates on words that don’t belong to everyone | We Were Eight Years In Power Book Tour

An elementary question, but wow what a stunning answer from Ta Nahisi Coates. GO TO LINK

Article: Auschwitz Is Not a Metaphor

The new exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage gets everything right—and fixes nothing. GO TO LINK