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4.7 (12 comments)
5 Hours 54 Minutes
27 Oct, 2014
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This online program is worth 6.0 hours CPD.
Susan Johnson, Ed.D., is the best selling author, clinical psychologist, distinguished research professor, dynamic speaker, and recognized innovator who has changed the field of couple therapy.
She is director of the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy and distinguished research professor at Alliant University in San Diego, California, as well as professor of clinical psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She trains counselors in EFT worldwide and is recognized as one of the most prominent researchers and presenters in the couple therapy field.
Financial: Susan Johnson receives compensation as a tenured professor for the University of Ottawa. She receives royalties as an author for Little Brown, ICEEFT, Brunner Routledge, and Guilford Press. Dr. Johnson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Susan Johnson has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Therapists Addiction Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Case Managers, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Give examples of the laws of human bonding, how they operate in adult love relationships, and how these laws inform the clinician’s choices of treatment interventions.
- Identify the stages, steps and interventions of EFT and how they relate to case conceptualization.
- Account for the stuck places that perpetuate negative cycles and emotional disconnection in a client’s love relationships.
- Describe how to set up new bonding interactions among clients that redefine connection and change working models of attachment.
- Demonstrate how to adapt the model to different individuals to improve client engagement, including escalated, traumatized, and depressed partners.
- Review how the therapist’s style fits with the model or creates blocks in working with emotion and shaping new dances in the clinical setting.
The State of Couple Therapy and the New Science of Attachment
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) - the Structure, Moves and Interventions
- The map to basic relationship emotions and needs
- Understanding and containing distance and distress
- Shaping responsive bonding
- Understanding love relationships - invaluable to the therapist
Experiential and Systemic Interventions
- The three stages of EFT
- Restructuring Attachment
- Key change events
The Tasks of EFT - Outline, Video Viewing, and Exercises
- Reflection of emotional process
- Evocative process questions
- Deepening and distilling emotion
- Interpretation - conjecture
- Reflecting interactions - feedback loops
- Shaping enactments
- Containing enactments that go awry
Dealing with Difficult and Attachment Injured Clients - Discussion and Exercises
- The core tasks of EFT
- Building an alliance
- Reprocessing and distilling emotion
- Choreographing new interactions
Discussion of the New Era of Couple Therapy
- Dysregulated, escalated, and shut down, dismissing clients
- Attachment injuries (i.e. affairs) - Relationship traumas that destroy trust
- A model for forgiveness and reconciliation
- Growing into and applying the EFT model
- Gaining confidence in EFT - Maximize effectiveness in your practice
- Key changes and challenges in the field of couple therapy
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