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EFT for General Anxiety

Date: 8 Jun 2018 - 9 Jun 2018


Anxiety is a persistent fear or worry. It come from Latin verb “angere”, meaning “to cause torment or distress by choking or squeezing”, indicating how important bodily experiences of constriction or tightening, are in the phenomenology of anxiety. On the other hand, at manageable, mild to moderate levels, anxiety can also be useful, because it helps us be on the alert for possible dangers and prepares us for taking effective action.

Emotion-Focused Therapy

Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) proposes that emotions have an adaptive potential that, if activated, can help clients change. This view of emotion is based on the belief that emotion, at its core, is an innate and adaptive system that has evolved to help us survive and thrive.

Clients are helped in therapy to better identify, experience, explore, make sense of, transform and flexibly manage their emotions. As a result, clients become more skillful in accessing the important information and meanings about themselves and their world that emotions contain, as well as become more skillful in using that information to live vitally and adaptively.

Workshop Content

This workshop is for those who do not have prior knowledge of EFT. It presents a treatment for generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) by uncovering the deeper, underlying emotional experiences that clients are afraid of.

The workshop will illustrate how painful emotion can be transformed into a form of emotional resilience by generating in-therapy experiences of; self-compassion and protective anger.

The workshop begin with an overview of GAD and EFT. It will cover topics such as case conceptualisation; the importance of the therapeutic relationship; working with emotional avoidance and emotional dis-regulation. The workshop will consist of lectures supported by case examples and video demonstrations as well as some experiential

Duration: 9 am to 5 pm

Venue: To be confirmed

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Contact: Email Organizer

$600 – Super Early Bird Fee [before 8 April]
$700 – Early Bird Fee [before 8 May]
$800 – Normal Fee [from 8 May]

Language: English

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