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Become an EFT Therapist – Here’s Why

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 [...]

Internet Porn Affecting Someone You Know?

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 [...]

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 [...]

EFT Couples Therapist: Personal & Professional Meet

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. [...]

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 [...]

Your Emotional Life

Emotions, especially intense feelings, make us uncomfortable. Robert Ogner tells how he and wife overheard a man yelling at his wife that it was time to stop talking about feelings and start being rational. Discomfort [...]

Make Your Marriage Last

Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt herald the relationship revolution in their new book, Making Marriage Simple: Ten Truths for Changing the Relationship You Have into the One You Want. They claim the book is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Brain Science Is Teaching Us About Adult Love

Poets, song writers, and story tellers have long celebrated love, questioned love, and agonized over love. More recently scientists have begun to study love. Scientists are putting adult love under the microscope and making amazing discoveries [...]