This course covers the basics of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), and also briefly discusses attachment theory, on which EFT is partially based.
About this course
Emotionally Focused Therapy is a short-term (8-20 sessions) structured psychotherapy approach to working with individuals, couples, and - more recently - families. This course will cover the basics of it and also briefly discuss attachment theory, on which EFT is partially based. Completing the course will not necessarily enable you to guide sessions using EFT methods and protocols, but you will be familiar enough with its basic premises and concepts that you will be able to examine relationships of clients and others through an attachment lens, recognising when EFT may be an indicated therapy for someone. Moreover, you will know whether you might be interested in pursuing this strand of knowledge, perhaps gaining certification as an EFT therapist or supervisor. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: Describe an attachment perspective of relationships; Name the goals, techniques, and basic principles of EFT; Cite evidence for the importance of attachment in human relationships; Identify key EFT interventions used in couples therapy; Cite the warning signs of a struggling relationship; Identify six keys to a resilient relationship.
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