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Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)?

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Developed by Sue Johnson

Emotionally focused couples therapy (EFT) is a type of therapy developed by Dr. Sue Johnson. It is based on the idea that humans are innately designed to connect with others, and that our emotions play a key role in those connections. EFT focuses on helping couples to improve their communication and emotional connection. It has been shown to be effective in reducing distress and improving relationships.

To request a 15-minute complimentary consultation with one of our therapists, please email info@lotustherapy.ca. You can book your first session here:

References: Johnson, S. (2019). Attachment theory in practice: emotionally focused therapy (EFT) with individuals, couples, and families. New York: The Guildford Press.

“Love has an immense ability to help heal the devastating wounds that life sometimes deals us. Love also enhances our sense of connection to the larger world. Loving responsiveness is the foundation of a truly compassionate, civilized society.”

― Sue Johnson