Vulnerability, Authenticity and Attunement with Dr. Bev Tuel, EFT Supervisor

An exciting opportunity to deepen in Emotionally Focused Therapy for clinicians created and facilitated by Dr. Bev Tuel, E.F.T. Supervisor and one of the Founders of the Denver E.F.T. Community. Bev presented this material previously and received much praise and heartfelt thank you’s for the learning experience.  She says this is, “An interactive, experiential half-day workshop for any clinician who values openness, vulnerability, and authentic emotional presence in your work with couples, families, and individuals.” “Authentic attunement allows us access to those magical moments when we know ‘this is what I’m meant to do!’ Attunement also demands that we walk with clients into those dark places. Clients’ behaviors activate our […]

On Improving Our Therapist Attachment Lens

There was a baseball player, Will Clark, San Francisco Giants, who I followed back in the day.  He had the most elegant swing and could hit the ball for power and got on base often (my apologies to non-baseball fans, but this will make sense soon).  His baseball lens for seeing the ball coming to the plate was unsurpassed. Turns out, Mr. Clark had 20/10 vision.  Yes, he saw things 20 feet away as if they were 10 feet away.  Remembering this got me thinking about my attachment lens.  When first doing attachment-based work, I believe my vision was more like 20/100.  Attachment bonds that were right in front of me […]

EFT Supervisors Provide A Secure Base for Couples Therapists

Anyone practicing couples and family therapy, or individual therapy where relational problems so commonly impact clients, may benefit from supervision with an ICEEFT Approved EFT Supervisor. EFT Supervisors and Supervision Candidates share common qualities: Attachment-based:  These therapists approach both therapy and supervision from an attachment perspective.  They seek to provide a safe haven, secure base for couples in therapy.  In a parallel process, they are likely to seek to co-create the same with you in supervision.  Supervisors can become a secure base for you in your work. Emotionally focused:  Supervision with EFT supervisors allows for and makes room for the emotional experience, strengths and use of self of the therapist. […]