A secure attachment underlies the strongest relationships. Then both partners in such relationships tend to feel, calm, connected, centered and safe. Also, a secure attachment helps partners as individuals, too. “Good secure bonding helpsyou be bolder in the world and feel more empowered,” according to clinical psychologist Lisa Blum, PsyD.

EFT is a respectful, warm and scientifically proven method helping couples resolve marital conflict. EFT views relationship issues through the couple’s own realities and experience. It does not simply use rote communication skills and “fixes” to the deeply personal matters that couples are dealing with. EFT gets right to the heart of the matter to help you create the lasting change that you are looking for.

Emotionally focused therapy or EFT, founded by Drs. Sue Johnson and Les Greenberg, draws on attachment theory, which asserts that humans are hardwired for strong emotional bonds with others. Couples have relationship problems when they’ve “experienced emotional disconnection with their partner at key moments, which then leads to struggles” with negative cycles of criticism and anger (among other emotions and reactions). Therefore, the aim of EFT is to help couples overcome these negative cycles, re-establish their connection, and strengthen their emotional bond.

Research studies find that 70-75% of couples move from distress to recovery and approximately 90% show significant improvements