Couples Therapy

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) is an attachment oriented approach developed by Sue Johnson and Les Greenberg. It is one of the few empirically-validated forms of couple's therapy with an outstanding 70-73% success rate for couples who complete the process. The research demonstrates that couples significantly improve their relationships over the course of treatment and continue to get better still at a two year follow-up.

The goals of EFT are:

  • The ability for each partner to be able to turn to the other in vulnerability, and allow his/her partner to respond in support.
  • To expand and reorganize key emotional responses.
  • To create a shift in the partners' interactional patterns.
  • To foster the creation of a secure bond between partners.

Most couples report lasting changes in their relationship that include:

  • A deeper emotional connection.
  • Increased understanding and compassion for each other.
  • Identification of unmet needs and increased ability to respond to those needs.
  • Decreased anger and frustration
  • Rekindled romance and passion.
  • Renewed trust and commitment.
  • High levels of relationship satisfaction.

Praise for Emotionally Focused Therapy

‘EFT is one of the few approaches to marital therapy that has been proven to be effective’ - Jay Lebow, Ph.D, President Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association

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