Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples

Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples

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This influential volume provides a comprehensive introduction to emotionally focused therapy (EFT): its theoretical foundations, techniques, and clinical practice. EFT is a structured approach that integrates intrapsychic and interpersonal perspectives to help couples create new, more satisfying interactional patterns. The authors illuminate the power of emotional experience in relationships and in the process of therapeutic change. The book is richly illustrated with case examples and session transcripts.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 370g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1606239279
  • 9781606239278
  • 52,042

Table of contents

I. Theory and Research1. Emotion in Interaction2. An Affective Systemic ApproachII. Practice3. General Considerations4. The Initial Interview5. The Process of Therapy6. Therapist Interventions7. Clinical IssuesIII. Effecting Change8. The Process of Change9. Epilogue: Integration
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Greenberg and Johnson's description of the implementation of emotionally focused therapy is lively and abounds with clinical insights. Clinical material and transcripts are used liberally to illustrate points, and the balance achieved between exposition and illustration results in a highly readable text. The course of emotionally focused therapy is brought to life in a detailed case example that provides an almost palpable sense of the therapy.-- "Contemporary Psychology " (3/25/2010 12:00:00 AM)
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About Leslie S. Greenberg

Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Susan M. Johnson, EdD, is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada; Distinguished Research Professor in the Marital and Family Therapy Program at Alliant International University in San Diego; Director of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (www.iceeft.com); and Director of the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute. Widely published, she is the leading developer of emotionally focused therapy, which she teaches extensively in North America and internationally. Dr. Johnson is a recipient of honors including the Order of Canada--the highest civilian award given by the Canadian government, for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and service to the nation--and the Distinguished Contribution to Family Systems Research Award from the American Family Therapy Academy. Her website is www.drsuejohnson.com.
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