If you are like me who needs condense chapters and practical exercises, this is my “Bible” of learning EFT. In this workbook, you will find many practical exercises and handouts as you begin your EFT journey.
When I teach EFT in my universities, this is the main EFT textbook that every student needs to get. This newest edition addresses recent changes in the field of couple therapy, including latest research and its implication on clinical interventions.
Sue is world renowned with EFT for couples. In this installment of her book, drawing on cutting-edge research on adult attachment, Sue extended EFT to working with individuals and families.
When I teach Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) in my university, this is the main text for the class. This book provides a structured framework for family therapists to work with families. It provides not just the theory but case examples of how EFFT will work with families.
Lorrie Brubacher has written a simple and practical “how to do EFT” book. Each step and stage of EFT is laid out in plain language that will help EFT therapists engage clients emotionally and experientially.
Books to refer to your clients
This is a book that I will often refer couples to read in conjunction with couple therapy. This book is written in layman terms design for couples to have the 7 most important conversations. I notice that couples will improve faster if they read the book along with our therapy.
This is essentially the same book as “Hold Me Tight” (see above for description). It includes Bible references and highlight certain Christian perspectives. I will refer this book to Christian couples in conjunction with EFT. This usually speed up their progress in couple therapy.
If you want a simple book to understand attachment theory, “Attached” is a valuable resource. I would often refer clients to this book to help them understand in plain language about their attachment style and how it affects their relationships.