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