Mindfulness approaches, Emotionally Focused Family Therapy
Mindfulness approaches help clients to be focused in the here and now. Generally rooted in Eastern meditative techniques, Mindfulness approaches offer a non-judgmental alternative therapy for dealing with stress and other psychological issues.
By observing worrisome thoughts and learning to accept situations for what they are, people can learn to cope with issues better and make more productive choices.
Mindfulness approaches include a range of models, including dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. These approaches can be used in a wide range of settings to reduce the symptoms of a broad spectrum of psychological issues. These therapies can be practiced effectively in individual or group therapy.
If you are looking for a therapist who offers Mindfulness approaches, please browse our list of practitioners below..
Similar in some ways and based on the Emotion-Focused Therapy model from Greenberg and colleagues, EFFT is an evidence-based family therapy approach in which the therapist offers support to caregivers/parents. This equips caregivers/parents with skills, tasks, and emotion basics in order to better support their loved ones who may be struggling with mental health.