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Dr. Sue Johnson's Intensive Course in Emotionally Focused Therapy: Attachment-Based Interventions for Couples in Crisis

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Objectives

OBJECTIVES

  1. Explore the history and development of attachment theory as it relates to clinical practice
  2. Question traditional therapeutic approaches and cultural norms for couples
  3. Describe the laws of attachment and how they apply to couple therapy
  4. Develop and practice effective responses to typical couple presentations
  5. Assess for attachment injury and trauma history in presenting couples
  6. Characterize the common styles of couple engagement
  7. Structure a supportive and secure therapy framework
  8. Reframe critical or angry expressions as expressions of attachment fear
  9. Model safe attachment as surrogate attachment figure
  10. Categorize interventions as appropriate for progressive stages of therapy
  11. Formulate potential interventions for couples in case demonstrations
  12. Manage common blocks or regressions in therapy
  13. Describe how to help clients divide overwhelming emotions into manageable experiences

Outline

OUTLINE

Copyright : 04/05/2016

Module 2| The EFT Model

Copyright : 04/05/2016

Module 3 | Essentials of Stage 1 EFT

Copyright : 04/05/2016

Module 4 | Essentials of Stage 2 EFT

Copyright : 04/05/2016

Module 5 | Turning to Sexuality and Affairs

Copyright : 04/05/2016

Module 6 | Advanced Approaches for Difficult Couples

Copyright : 04/05/2016

Risking, Reaching and Responding: Transforming Relationships in Stage 2 of EFT

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Outline

Introducing the process of change in stage 2 EFT

Identifying the primary goals of stage 2

The elements of successful resolution of Stage 1

                The de-escalation skills needed for more direct expression of needs

                Softening the blaming of partners

                New models of self, partner, relational competence and affect regulation

                Predictors of successful outcomes

Clinical Demonstration 1: Working to help a withdrawn partner re-engage

 

Clinical Demonstration 2: Helping a blaming partner to distill fears and reach for partner

Objectives

1. Articulate the seven steps of the EFT process and how it applies to clinical practice

2. Evaluate couple readiness to move through the stages and steps of the EFT process

3. Substitute effective attachment requests for confused, angry, or counterproductive expressions

Copyright : 01/01/2017

Soothing the Threatened Brain: Using Attachment Science to Create Bonding, Satisfying Relationships with Sue Johnson, Ed.D.

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Objectives

  1. Identify the framework of attachment that can lead to constructive dependency in your clients.
  2. Determine the implications of insecure attachment in couples and family therapy.
  3. Utilize clinical strategies to improve therapeutic presence with clients.

Outline

Copyright : 01/01/2018