This volume makes Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) widely accessible to therapists of different orientations and to therapists in training. It provides clinicians with practical tools, an experiential tour through case examples, and simple guidance to step into EFT. An overview of the change events includes both client processes and therapist interventions moment-to-moment. 'In Stepping into Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Key Ingredients of Change, each step and stage of EFT is laid out in a practical and theoretically simple manner that extends beyond what therapists need to do, to helping therapists grasp what experiential therapy is, providing moment-by-moment examples of how to engage clients emotionally, and how to foster emotional engagement between partners.'- From the Foreword by S. Johnson and A. Lee
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Lorrie L. Brubacher is the Founding Director of the Carolina Center for EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy). A certified trainer with the International Centre for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT), she is an individual, couple and family therapist since 1989. She is also an adjunct at University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and has previously taught at several Canadian universities. She trains internationally and publishes frequently on the topic of EFT, often with its originator, Dr Sue Johnson. She co-developed EFT’s first interactive video training program.
Table of Contents
AcknowledgementsAbout the AuthorForeword by Sue Johnson And Alison LeeIntroductionPart IEmotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Stepping Into Love as an Attachment Process1) Introduction to emotionally focused therapy (EFT)2) Key ingredients of change on the EFT roadmap3) The revolutionary new science of love as an attachment bondPart IIAttachment Emotions and Alarm Bells Ringing: De-Escalating Negative Cycles in Stage 1 of EFT4) Assessment and alliance: the attachment experience of Steps 1 and 25) The tyranny of unheeded attachment fears: unpacking emotion in the de-escalation change event (Steps 3 and 4)Part IIIThe Role of Emotion in Creating Lasting Change: Reshaping Attachment Bonds in Stage 2 of EFTIntroduction to Part III6) Working with emotion to shape the withdrawer re-engagement change event (Steps 5–7)7) Working with emotion to shape the blamer softening change event (Steps 5–7)Part IVIntegration and Consolidation8) Consolidating secure bonds in Stage 3 of EFT(Steps 8 and 9)9) Integrating and consolidating the map of EFTPart VCommonly Experienced Impasses in EFT TherapyIntroduction to Part V10) Addictive processes as substitute sources of comfort11) Repairing broken bonds: forgiveness and reconciliation with EFT’s attachment injury resolution modelPart VIThe Next StepsIntroduction to Part VI12) Extending attachment-based EFT to individual therapy13) Future steps: you and EFTReferencesIndex
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Invaluable resource that walks clinicians through both the top-down knowledge of E.F.T. and the therapist's experience of implementing this model. The author's writing style is clear, concise and engaging. I highly recommend this book for anyone learning Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and those who wanted to hone particular skills who already utilize E.F.T.