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What is EFT?


Emotionally focused therapy, as described by eft.ca:

EFT is usually a short term (8-20 sessions), structured approach to couples therapy formulated in the 1980’s and has developed alongside the science on adult attachment and bonding to expand our understanding about what is happening in couple relationships and to guide therapists. To read more about what EFT is.

Simply put, EFT is a proven technique that I use in my work with couples. EFT provides a theory of love that helps to explain why couples become disconnected and derailed in their marriages. I have used this technique time and again with great success. New cycles of bonding interactions occur and replace negative cycles. These positive cycles then become self-reinforcing and create permanent change.

Posted by: Lu Ann Ahrens, Marriage & Couples Counseling, San Bernardino County