Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words.
Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits.
Your habits become your values. Your values become your destiny.Mahatma Gandhi
What is EFT in Counseling?
Emotion-focused therapy is an umbrella term for many types of specialized psychotherapy. It’s used by an EFT therapist to develop emotional self-awareness, and involves proven methods that couples can use to identify their individual personality and bond together in a more significant way.
It deals with cause and effect, and how one person’s emotional patterns and behaviors can impact the responses of their partner. There are three general phases of EFT that EFT therapists focus, ranging from clarifying and deescalating emotional responses, to learning how to integrate emotional patterns into a harmonious partnership.
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
It is an approach that is supported by empirical research on marital distress and is based on adult attachment. It has specific change strategies and key interventions to improve and reorganize key emotional responses. Thus, changing negative interactions between couples, to foster healthy, loving relationships.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Mindfulness-based Psychotherapy
- Emotionally Focused Therapy