413, 513 – The Power of Family Attachments

An Introduction to Emotionally Focused Therapy with Families
George Faller & James Furrow

Parts 1 & 2

By zeroing in on underlying attachment needs, Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) offers a powerful process for transformational change. This workshop will show you how to help family members work through distress and past injuries to create new relational patterns, bond with each other, and experience a fuller sense of security. Whether you work with individuals, couples, or families, you’ll discover how to:

  • Use EEFT to understand a family’s emotional dynamics and access attachment issues
  • Create new patterns of emotional healing that unblock a family’s natural ability to repair
  • Identify protection patterns that keep individuals from opening to vulnerability
  • Implement a three-stage process for achieving deeper family connections by creating alliances with different family members, managing change that accesses vulnerabilities, and modeling positive new interaction patterns

Continued with workshop 513


George Faller, LMFT, is the founder of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy. He teaches at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and is the director of training at the Center for Hope and Renewal. He’s the author of Sacred Stress: A Radically Different Approach to Using Life’s Challenges for Positive Change

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: George Faller is founder and president of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy. He teaches at the Ackerman Institute for the Family.
Non-financial: George Faller has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

James Furrow, PhD, is a leader in the development and practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). He’s the coauthor, with Susan Johnson, of Becoming an EFT Therapist: The Workbook, and lead editor of The EFT Casebook.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: James Furrow is a professor at Fuller Theological Seminary. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: James Furrow is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy; and the National Council on Family Relations.

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