Internal Family Systems (IFS)

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Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy is a powerful and innovative approach to psychotherapy that provides a framework for understanding and healing the human mind. Developed by Dr. Richard Schwartz, IFS is based on the idea that the mind comprises different “parts” or sub-personalities, each with its own beliefs, emotions, and desires. These parts can often…

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Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)

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Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples is a highly effective and evidence-based approach to relationship counseling that focuses on the emotional dynamics within the relationship. Developed by Dr. Susan Johnson and Dr. Leslie Greenberg, EFT recognizes that emotions play a central role in shaping our interactions and experiences with our partners. EFT aims to help couples…

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a widely recognized and effective form of psychotherapy that emphasizes psychological flexibility and acceptance of one’s thoughts and emotions. Developed by Dr. Steven Hayes, ACT is based on the notion that suffering arises from our attempts to avoid or control unwanted experiences. ACT aims to help individuals develop mindfulness…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a widely practiced and evidence-based form of psychotherapy that focuses on the relationship between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Developed by Dr. Aaron Beck, CBT aims to help individuals identify and challenge unhelpful or distorted thinking patterns that contribute to emotional distress and problematic behaviors. CBT aims to replace negative thoughts…

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