Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy : Status and Challenges

  title={Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy : Status and Challenges},
  author={Susan Marie Johnson and John Hunsley and Leslie Greenberg},
Although the failure to develop a satisfying intimate relationship with one’s partner is the single most frequently presented problem in therapy (Horowitz, 1979), couples therapy, the modality that most directly addresses this problem, is a relatively young discipline. In this discipline, systematic approaches to changing distressed relationships are still being developed and evaluated. At present there are only two clearly delineated treatments for marital distress that have been empirically… CONTINUE READING

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