It was a lot of fun yesterday to sit across from Sue as she talked about Emotion, Attachment Affect and Enactments. Okay, I wasn’t really across from Sue, I was across the screen from her. After all it was an internet based chat we were having. Still, or maybe because of, it was a lot […]
Therapist to therapist
It was Nov. 2008 when I walked into a large church filled with couples. Finally. After getting lost on the freeway – back in the days when I didn’t have GPS – I arrived late, late enough the coordinators of the workshop were a bit worried about an on-time start. The couples were there for […]
During IN SESSION this week about Family EFT (EFFT) (https://www.emotionallyfocusedtherapy.us/In-Session__Season_3.html) George Faller shared some video of family EFT. In the video he was working with an 11.y.o. that withdraws. He helped her feel safe enough to share. When she began to share, her mom started asking her lots of questions.
For those of you who like visuals, here’s an expansion of Scott Woolley’s cycle loop by EFT Supervisor June Shigeno. I’d love it if you commented on what stands out for you that you think is helpful conceptually, this will assist those who aren’t so visual. Please leave your comments.
Today I share a poem by Certified EFT Therapist and Supevisor-In-Training Jennifer Olden about learning Emotionally Focused Therapy. LOVE HERO by Jennifer Olden To the discouraged EFT therapist You will fail. Utterly. Profoundly. You will fail. There will be a failed enactment, a failed session and a failed couple. And more than one. Just settle […]
Some of you have been reading the discussion on the EFT list about therapist shame in learning a new treatment model and how being back in a vulnerable learning place can trigger our own shame. The book: Shame In The Therapy Hour came up as helpful in the discussion. I was so excited about this […]
I was fortunate to present on using technology at the EFT Summit with professional videographer, recording artist and musician extraordinaire Rick Savage. One cool thing I learned from him is to FORMAT your video card after you transfer your files off of it EVERY TIME. He explained that what can happen, and commonly happens, is […]