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Become an EFT Therapist – Here’s Why

Couples in Step therapists are trained through ICEEFT

Want to grow your practice? Interested in growing your therapy skills? Consider couples therapy as a specialty and train in Emotionally Focused Therapy. The way to becoming an EFT therapist is through ICEEFT, the umbrella organization for EFT therapy in North America. The

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Internet Porn Affecting Someone You Know?

Is Someone you Care About Affected by Internet Porn?

Is internet porn adversely affecting someone you know? The airwaves in both the US and Canada have been giving this topic a good amount of “fear-mongering” attention of late. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that “The Highs and

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Couples, Pregnancy & the Biological Clock

Couples, Pregnancy & the Biological Clock

“It’s the biological clock, you know. I only have three years left. After that I’ll have trouble getting pregnant,” says a 32-year-old woman in my office for the first time. Her eyes say, “help!” Her partner jumps right in. “That’s

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EFT Couples Therapist: Personal & Professional Meet

Couple's Therapist

Here’s a bit of my journey to becoming an EFT couples therapist. September, 2006 saw me heading to Ottawa to attend a couple’s therapist training. I am a couple’s therapist so nothing unusual in that. I was distracted though, that

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EFT Couple’s Therapy Changes the Brain

Typically it’s a significant health care concern of some kind that gets most people into an fMRI machine. Imagine that instead of a health care concern, it’s your participation in a research study that gets you into an fMRI machine.

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Attachment and Adult Relationships

When children are born they develop an “attachment bond” with their primary caregiver/s. This bond shapes the brain of the infant, influencing self-esteem, expectations of others, and the general ability to participate in successful relationships. Because of the deep and

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Affair Recovery: One Couple’s Story

Affair recovery. Is it possible?

Betrayal by a spouse is agonizing and mars every aspect of a marriage. Is affair recovery even possible? Statistics vary but studies show that infidelity does not have to signal a marriage’s demise. The Rothrock’s of Pennsylvania carefully navigated the

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My Partner Doesn’t Want to go to Counselling

I recently received this sad email:

My girlfriend and I fight sometimes, like all couples. But I don’t feel her anger goes away. Now she says we’re through. She doesn’t want counseling; she went to counselling with an ex who monopolized the sessions and she got nothing out of it. How can I convince her […]

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Disengaged Dan, Snappy Susie*…and EFT

Consider Dan and Susan. Dan balances work deadlines and kids’ soccer games. Susan juggles a full time job, parenting responsibilities and a passion for community theater. Lately they’ve been arguing a lot. After the arguments silence and sadness sets in

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Do You Chase or Do You Withdraw?

Jason hasn’t said much for the last few days. Sally, his wife, has talked quite a bit. Sally processes life by commenting on it verbally as it passes her by. Jason does his reflecting internally. He shares when asked, although sometimes Sally has to drag it out of him. Such is the normal ebb and flow of Jason and Sally’s marriage. It works quite well. Mostly […]

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