Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is a short-term form of therapy that focuses on adult relationships and attachment/bonding. The therapist and clients look at patterns in the clients’ relationships, take steps to create a more secure bond and develop more trust to move the relationship in a healthier, more positive direction.
Individuals, couples and families in distress can benefit from EFT. Often, past feelings and vulnerabilities that are blocked by the more immediate emotions you display in your current relationship. You will learn to express these emotions in a way that will help you connect, rather than disconnect with your partner or family members. You will learn new ways to listen and stay attuned to another’s emotions and discover more productive ways to respond to emotional situations.
EFT focuses on the present time to makes changes in the here and now.
- Psychology Today