Month: August 2022

Fear EFT

Recognizing Your Fears

In Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), partners often fall into patterns of a pursuer and a withdrawer. Both typically act in ways they think will help their relationship, but this typically backfires. The withdrawer often fears if they don’t retreat, there will be arguments, hurt feelings, or nothing positive accomplished. The pursuer typically feels a need …

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Mixed agenda couple

Giving Your Mixed Agenda Partner Space

Couples often come to counseling with mixed agendas. Working through this process is often called discernment counseling. While schools and evensome of the most advanced training like the Gottman Method and EmotionallyFocused Therapy (EFT) tend to focus almost exclusively on the assumption thatthe couple wants to stay together, that is not always the case for …

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