EFIT expands the clients sense of self and emotional balance. This session will show key moves in the EFIT Tango - the key intervention sequence in EFIT. This intervention shapes corrective emotional experiences that prime secure connection with both self and others.
Psychotherapy is in chaos - it needs a clear path forward that integrates research, theory and practice. Attachment science offers us a clear way to on target interventions that bring out clients home to health and resilience.
Emotionally focused individual therapy - EFIT - offers a research based on target integrated approach to emotional disorders - depression, anxiety and PTSD. The 5 moves of the EFIT Tango create reliable key change events in every session.
A coherent science on attachment now offers therapists a map for self and relational system that cogently outlines both dysfunction and health – and how to lead clients from one to the other. This presentation will outline the strengths of this integrating framework as a general and specific in-session guide for individual, couple and family therapy, focusing on the map it offers for affect regulation, cognitive restructuring and behavior change.
We will debate the Promise of attachment science as a guide to the practice of individual couple and family therapy in the 21st century including what this science tells us about how to understand mental health issues and the most direct pathways to positive change, health and resilience.
In this presentation, Drs. Zeig and Johnson will present the essence of Sal Manuchin’s thinking and practice over the past 60 years. They will take us through his therapeutic process, and deconstruct the complexity of his artistry into simple techniques that can be used by therapists of different orientations.
BT14 Dialogue 03 - The Essentials of Change in Therapy - Francine Shapiro, PhD and Sue Johnson, EdD
Given a topic, describe the differing approaches to psychotherapy, and identify the strengths and weaknesses of each approach.