015: Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Core Skills and Case Studies
Linda Stewart, M. A.
Safe Haven Relationship Center
2888 Locker Ave. East, Ste. 110
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) has swept the marriage field, providing a revolutionary therapeutic model for effective couples counseling. The EFT model makes sense of a couple’s distress and provides the counselor a “map” to help couples foster a “safe haven marriage.” This workshop will provide an update on what is new in EFT and focus on counselor techniques and interventions when working with couples.
• Outline the most recent research and updates of Emotionally Focused Therapy as it applies to licensed mental health professionals and psychologists
• Identify EFT’s key steps that foster lasting change
• Identify some of the primary interventions and case studies that illustrate change moments