Pre-therapy as a therapeutic task: a workshop for EFT practitioners

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This workshop introduces Pre-Therapy as a way of working therapeutically with hard to reach clients. Initially, developed by American Psychologist Garry Prouty, to work with clients who are out of psychological contact or who drop in and out of contact with the world, self or others. This workshop present, for the first time, a new Pre-Therapy EFT task, developed by Carrick and Robinson. We will present a blend of theory, practice and live demonstration, focusing on how Pre-Therapy is an essential EFT therapeutic task. We propose that this task will extend and develop the EFT approach to new client populations who experience contact difficulties and who have poor or limited access to their emotion compass.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 29 Aug 2019
EventInternational Society for Emotion Focused Therapy Conference 2019: Emotion-Focused Therapy: The Growth Edge - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 29 Aug 201930 Aug 2019


ConferenceInternational Society for Emotion Focused Therapy Conference 2019
Abbreviated titleISEFT Conference 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
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  • emotion focused therapy
  • EFT
  • pre-therapy
  • counselling


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