The Institute of Emotion-Focused Therapy Ireland presents Emotion-Focused Therapy
A one day introductory workshop to the theory and practise of EFT
10-4pm, 2nd Sept 2017
Presented by Ladislav Timulak, PhD
Psychology Society of Ireland (PSI)
Grantham House, Grantham Street, D8, Dublin
Fee: €50 (€40 early bird bookings made before 31/07/2017; €30 students)
The workshop is relevant to students and practitioners of psychology and psychotherapy.
Please note this is an introduction to EFT theory and practise; it does not constitute training in psychotherapy or EFT.
Emotion Focused Therapy is an empirically-supported humanistic treatment that follows in the tradition of Person-Centered and Gestalt psychotherapy, whilst also drawing on contemporary findings from affective neuroscience and research into emotional transformation processes in therapy. There is increasing empirical support for the idea that emotion at its core is an innate and adaptive system that has evolved to help us survive and thrive. EFT seeks to activate this innate, adaptive potential in order to help clients transform problematic, painful or stuck emotional states. Recent years have seen an increase in the popularity of EFT, as well as growing research support for its efficacy with a wide variety of problems (including depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, eating disorders and anxiety). Training in EFT is open to qualified psychologists and psychotherapists and typically involves up to 12 training days supplemented by supervision and the submission of case studies.
Workshop: This workshop is aimed at practitioners who may be interested in pursuing EFT training in the future but wish first to learn more about the approach. The workshop will give an overview of EFT theory and practice, covering such topics as differentiating between primary, secondary and instrumental emotion; maladaptive emotional processes and the relationship between these processes and psychological disorders; assessing client emotion processing styles; case conceptualisation; the role of the therapeutic relationship in EFT; working with emotional avoidance and emotional dysregulation; …read more
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