Even if you're familiar with the EFT model, you may not know its history. In this friendly and wide-ranging interview, Sue Johnson brings her trademark warmth and wisdom to the story of how EFT came to be, how EFT addresses troubled relationships, and current attachment science -- including fascinating recent studies on the impact of simply having your partner present in times of distress.
Attachment science is helping a wide variety of health care practitioners improve their outcomes. In this interview, Susan Johnson, PhD, discusses this body of research and how it contributes to her Emotionally Focused Therapy model. EFT is an empirically-supported method of treatment.
Topics include common responses to perceived rejection, benefits of secure attachment found in research, key principles of Emotionally Focused Therapy, dysfunctional couple patterns, repairing troubled relationships, and impacts of EFT training.
Audio format; 70 minutes
Describe the logic behind two common response patterns to perceived rejection.
Distinguish Emotionally Focused Therapy from other models of couple therapy based on key concepts and underlying philosophy.
Utilize emotion as the key organizing principle in couple relationships.