Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Complete Treatment

Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Complete Treatment
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3 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Emotionally Focused Therapy - Part 1 - With Rebecca Jorgensen
Sessions: 1 - 3 Sandra and Carl begin therapy with a number of active conflicts, from whether to sell their boat to where they want to live. Sandra complains that…
Episode 2 Emotionally Focused Therapy - Part 2 - With Rebecca Jorgensen
Sessions: 4 - 6 Carl and Sandra's relationship begins to show important signs of progress. In their fourth session, the couple is slow to admit the primary emotions that underlie…
Episode 3 Emotionally Focused Therapy - Part 3 - With Rebecca Jorgensen
Sessions: 7-10 By now Sandra and Carl have become much more comfortable acknowledging their attachment needs, but the powerful emotions driving their cycle still elude them. Jorgensen continues to probe…

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Emotionally Focused Therapy in Action - With Sue Johnson
Matt and Rhea are dispirited from their frequent fights, and their couples therapist is struggling to contain their heated conflict and help them reconnect with positive feelings. After serving in Iraq as a helicopter pilot, Matt has returned with a PTSD diagnosis and finds himself shutting down emotionally, leaving Rhea…
Emotionally Focused Therapy - Part 1 - With Rebecca Jorgensen
Sessions: 1 - 3 Sandra and Carl begin therapy with a number of active conflicts, from whether to sell their boat to where they want to live. Sandra complains that Carl doesn't express his emotions, commenting "it's like being with a cardboard character." Meanwhile Carl is fearful that he cannot…
Emotionally Focused Therapy - Part 2 - With Rebecca Jorgensen
Sessions: 4 - 6 Carl and Sandra's relationship begins to show important signs of progress. In their fourth session, the couple is slow to admit the primary emotions that underlie their complaints. By empathically validating the pain and confusion Sandra and Carl feel while reframing their experiences as part of…
Shaping Secure Connection - Stages 1 & 2 of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
"Stage 1 of EFT helps partners come together and contain the negative dance that constantly triggers their attachment vulnerabilities and leaves them in emotional starvation. They then have a secure base to stand and learn to engage at a deeper level in Stage II, where they reach for each other…
An Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
This collection of the September 2004 Externship on Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFCT) with Dr. Susan Johnson and her colleagues from the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute, offers 12.5 hours of presentations, live sessions, discussions and exercises.
An Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy Day One
Day One of the September 2004 Externship on Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFCT) with Dr. Susan Johnson and her colleagues from the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute focuses on the following topics: Presentation: The Couple Therapy Field Attachment: A Map To Adult Love The Three Stages and Nine Steps of…
An Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy Day Two
Day Two of the September 2004 Externship on Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFCT) with Dr. Susan Johnson and her colleagues from the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute focuses on the following topics: Live Session with Sue Johnson Presentation: First Steps of EFT EFT Interventions Discussion/Role Playing
An Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy Day Three
Day Three of the September 2004 Externship on Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFCT) with Dr. Susan Johnson and her colleagues from the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute focuses on the following topics: Live Session with Gail Palmer and Sue Johnson Discussion on Trauma and EFT Presentation/Discussion on Attachment Injuries Presentation/Discussion…
Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples: Healing Broken Bonds
This video shows one couple progressing through the change process in EFT, from a destructive cycle of blame / withdraw to emotional engagement and the creation of a more secure bond. Excerpts from various sessions are re-enacted along with therapist commentary. Key interventions used in EFT are shown. An excerpt…
Emotionally Focused Therapy with a Trauma Survivor and his Partner - Creating a Healing Relationship
Excerpts of a couple where the husband has been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The trauma was severe childhood physical abuse. The wife has also been diagnosed with clinical depression. Excerpts include part of a change event "a softening" for the husband and a follow-up…
An Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Shaping Change Events
This video shows a live consultation with a couple stuck in a blamer/withdrawer pattern. Sue Johnson moves the partners into the beginning of withdrawer re-engagement and blamer softening, two regular EFT change events. The couple is then able to repeat these experiences in further sessions with the referring therapist, successfully…
Changing the Music, Changing the Dance - Interventions in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
See interventions in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy identified as Dr. Johnson uses them in three live sessions taken from the first and beginning of the second stage of therapy.