Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
This course will present the essentials of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, one of the best researched and validated approaches to healing relationships. We’ll show the importance of going beyond skills-building and communication techniques if we’re to help partners avoid slipping back into old patterns. We’ll examine distress through the lens of attachment theory and explore 3 stages of change that lead to more secure attachment. We’ll focus on how to use the power of emotion and forgiveness to shape new interactions that change the drama between partners.
Session 1. Introduction to Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
Session 2. The EFT Perspective on Love
Session 3. The Process of Change with EFT
Session 4. EFT Interventions
Session 5. Relationship Traumas
Session 6. Using EFT with Different Populations