Two Key Tasks in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Although somewhat competitors, John Gottman, the co-creator of the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy, recommended that every counselor learn Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). He advises marriage counselors to learn Sue Johnson’s Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT). The Gottman Method is somewhat structured, while EFT is more of a way of interacting. The two complement each […]

Do Couple Therapists Take Sides?

Couples Counseling and Marriage Counseling

Yes and no. A good couples counselor will sometimes take sides, the side of your relationship. It is challenging and occasionally irresponsible to try and make two people who are sometimes at odds happy all of the time. Sometimes, one person needs to be called out for something like being verbally abusive. A partner who […]