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This interactive meeting will explore the impact of addiction on the attachment bond in couples. It will include opportunities to view and discuss one of Michael’s couple therapy sessions. Michael will join us by video conference from Atlanta and will lead a discussion of applying EFT to couples who are facing addiction issues. Special attention will be given to delineating a couple’s process, identifying disruptions to attachment bonds, and using EFT interventions to connect partners in moments of distress. By…Find out more »
The LA Center for EFT is bringing an EFT Externship to Pasadena. *Learn to see couple distress from an attachment perspective and help partners reprocess their emotional reactions to one another blocking relationship security. *Learn to shape and choreograph new emotional interactions that support connection. *Learn to overcome therapeutic impasses and see EFT in action during live consultation sessions with real couples. Dr.Jim Furrow and Dr. Lisa Palmer Olsen will be our Trainers. For information and to register EFT Externship…Find out more »
DESCRIPTION: A discussion regarding the application of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) with same-sex couples. How EFT is applied to same-sex couples with particular attention paid to various contextual variables and their attachment significance on the couple’s emotional bond. A video clip will be shown as well as a review of the steps and stages as applied to same sex couples. At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to: 1) Describe same-sex couples’ contextual variables through an attachment…Find out more »
Presentations Keynote Address: Embodied Intimacy, Stella Resnick, Ph.D Even an emotionally attuned relationship can become dysregulated when it comes to sex. Dr. Resnick will discuss the differences between explicit, left-brain verbal communication and implicit, right-brain, emotional body language and how each can either enhance or disrupt a couple’s sexual aliveness. She will offer ways therapists can help partners thrive sexually by attending to their relational processes—their implicit, subtle messages communicated in facial micro-expressions, vocal tones and gestures when they address…Find out more »