Emotion-Focused Therapy: A Clinical Synthesis

@inproceedings{Greenberg2010EmotionFocusedTA,
  title={Emotion-Focused Therapy: A Clinical Synthesis},
  author={Leslie S. Greenberg},
  year={2010}
}
A summary of an emotion-focused approach to therapy (EFT) and its research base is presented. In this view, emotion is seen as foundational in the construction of the self and is a key determinant of self-organization. People, as well as simply having emotion, also live in a constant process of making sense of their emotions. In EFT, distinctions between different types of emotion provide therapists with a map for differential intervention. Six major empirically supported principles of emotion… 
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