Treatment Modalities

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is a humanistic modality that posits emotional awareness leads to the following:

  • An authentic expression of Self
  • Authentic living
  • Meaningful relationship
  • An overall fulfilling life

Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is a transformative, evidence-based, trauma-informed model that believes the following:

  • Trauma can cause fragmentation of self into different parts, rather than remaining whole
  • These parts can be understood as similar to various family members within a family unit that may be at odds with each other, resulting in inner conflict
  • There is a core Self that has the power to self-heal and carries intrinsic wisdom
  • The model uses a gentle and compassionate approach to
    • identify various parts as they are appearing in the ‘here and now’
    • restore connection, trust, and self-love between them and the Self

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based model that believes:

  • Thoughts impact feelings and behaviours
  • Cognitive distortions (negative thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes) can be identified to change unwanted or problematic symptoms or behaviours

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT

Dialectic is a synthesis or integration of the opposites. The premise here is to make space for opposing truths to coexist within. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based modality that uses a combination of CBT, and Mindfulness to help alleviate various psychological symptoms, including, emotional dysregulation, interpersonal instability through skill development in Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal effectiveness.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)

Focusing therapy (FOT)

Attachment Science

Mindfulness

Trauma-informed practice

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