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The power of Emotionally Focused Therapy

Does couple therapy work?

Yes, especially if your therapist is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). EFT is a short term evidence-based couple therapy created by Drs. Sue Johnson and Les Greenberg. The idea is that a couple often gets stuck in their dance (negative cycle) because of their strong emotions. When the EFT therapist helps a couple learns to talk in a new way that focuses on their attachment and strong emotions, the couple begins to change their dance and learn to connect in a close and authentic manner. Research that 70-75% of couples move from distress to recovery and approximately 90% shows significant improvement. This is fantastic news for the couple!!!

Watch this video by Dr. Sue Johnson:

 

Are you and your partner struggling in your relationship?

If you are a couple who is struggling in your relationship:

A. Read this book by Sue Johnson “Hold me tight

B. Contact a trained EFT Therapist for help

C. Fill out this “assessment” and bring it with you to your session with your EFT therapist

D. Work your butts off for your relationship

©Herman Chow, D.Min, RP, RMFT

Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor-in-training