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What is Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy?

What is Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy?

Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) was developed by Sue Johnson and Les Greenburg in the 1980’s, and has been continually developed by Sue Johnson since that time. EFT has been well researched, and achieves the best results of any researched couple therapy, with...

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On Becoming Happier

On Becoming Happier

Can I be happier? What does happiness look like? Internationally renowned researchers such as Ed Diener at the University of Illinois and Martin Seligman at the University of Pennsylvania have begun to find answers to universal questions about our subjective sense of...

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Skills and excercises for mental fitness

Skills and excercises for mental fitness

Practicing emotional and social skills is just as important as physical exercise for improving your overall wellness. Just as you might head for Peet’s Hill rather than Sacajawea Peak when you are just starting a physical exercise program, it’s important to know your...

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Self esteem and personal effectiveness

Self esteem and personal effectiveness

An important source of our self-esteem and our ability to be personally effective lies in our attachment system. Our attachment system is a built-in, biological system that drives us to seek and maintain close relationships with others, and to seek others’ protection...

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Dealing with anxiety

Dealing with anxiety

An estimated 16.4% of Americans have an Anxiety Disorder within any given year. -US Surgeon General, 1999 Two-thirds of people with diagnosable mental disorders do not seek treatment. -US Surgeon General, 1999 Most cases of anxiety disorder can be treated successfully...

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What are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (CBT)?

What are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (CBT)?

A meta-analysis of 31 controlled studies show both CBT and medications are effective in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder. This meta-analysis showed CBT was more effective at reducing symptoms of depression, and at maintaining benefits following treatment...

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