Couples Therapy / EFT

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Couple's therapy begins with creating a safe space so that each individual can feel free to express their feelings, needs, and desired changes.

Couples will have the opportunity to :

  • Improve communication
  • Change destructive patterns
  • Find ways to reconnect with each other
  • Create a new vision for the relationship
  • Explore their own internal dynamics in the context of the couple's work
  • Participate in home exercises designed to resolve conflict
  • Deepen connection and foster a loving and nurturing relationship.

Issues commonly addressed:

  • Excessive anger and polarizations
  • Lack of communication
  • Diminished emotional and sexual intimacy
  • Infidelity
  • Value conflicts such as money or parenting
  • Approach/Avoidant dynamics
  • Abuse or lack of respect

Dynamic Couples Therapy incorporates principles from:

  • EFT, Emotionally Focused Therapy- (Sue Johnson)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Imago Relationship Therapy- (Harville Hendricks)
  • Non-Violent Communication - NVC
  • Internal Family Systems Therapy - IFS