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What is it like to open up and reveal your most vulnerable and painful feelings to another person when you are struggling with depression, anxiety, and self-criticism? How do clients experience the role of the relationship with their therapist when undergoing a time-limited emotion-focused therapy (EFT)?. This 1 Hour CE course will explore the feelings clients experience during the course of Emotion-Focused Therapy.
Bryan Glazier, PhD, LMFT, LMHC
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“You Feel They Have a Heart and Are Not Afraid to Show It”: Exploring How Clients Experience the Therapeutic Relationship in Emotion-Focused Therapy
Nødtvedt, Ø. O., Binder, P. E., Stige, S. H., Schanche, E., Stiegler, J. R., & Hjeltnes, A. (2019). “You Feel They Have a Heart and Are Not Afraid to Show It”: Exploring How Clients Experience the Therapeutic Relationship in Emotion-Focused Therapy. Frontiers in psychology, 10, 1996. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01996
This article was used under Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
- Review the influence of the therapeutic relationship on the therapeutic process.
- Examine Emotion Focused Therapy.
- Identify the four themes related to client’s experiences in EFT.
- Explore the importance of developing relational safety and trust in the psychotherapeutic environment.