Couples counseling can be challenging, exciting, and rewarding for both the clinician and the couple. There are many models of therapy that help therapists guide couples through the process of change. I utilize a well-researched model called Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), which was developed in the 1980s by Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr. Leslie Greenberg. […]
Many times, couples ask for specific skill to be able to better communicate. To be specific, what is needed are the skills to communicate at an emotional level. Couples counseling will help to narrow the focus of where the problem lies. It will help you differentiate what is working versus what is not. Once there is a mutual understanding of what the problem is, then the counselor will guide you moving toward newer ways of communicating and emotionally connecting.