How Long Does Marriage Counseling Take? The Good News!

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You’re certainly not alone if you’re wondering how long marriage counseling takes. It’s a question we do hear from time to time. And, the answer? Not very long, actually. Additionally, many couples achieve relief from arguing in the first phase of the marriage counseling process. Here, in this blog post, we’ll help you understand the […]

Couples Impacted by Trauma, Part 1 of 3

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Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples Impacted by Trauma Approximately 70% of people experience a traumatic event in their lifetime. Sometimes trauma occurs as a one-time event, such as in the case of a serious car accident or a rape. It can also be experienced over long periods of time, such as in the case of […]

Couples Impacted by Trauma, Part 2 of 3

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Emotionally Focused Therapy Improves Relationships Damaged by Trauma Emotionally focused therapy (EFT) is a form of therapy that is often used in the context of couples counseling. It focuses on identifying and modifying couples’ emotional interactions. It works towards building healthy attachments and bonds between partners. This focus of EFT on emotions and bonding is […]

Couples Impacted by Trauma, Part 3 of 3

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Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples Improves Trauma Symptoms In the previous article, we found that Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) can significantly improve the relationships of couples who have been impacted by trauma. This article will explore how EFT for couples can also lead to significant improvement in the individual symptoms of trauma survivors. Several research […]

Stress in Relationships

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My partner always comes home stressed out about work, but he/she won’t talk to me. What can I do to get my partner to talk about his/her stress? What can I do to keep my stress from affecting my relationship? There are a variety of stress reducing activities in the popular media today. However, most […]