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CEU Event | Hope and Healing after an Affair using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
June 21, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 am CDT
2 CEU Credits
Liliane Nahas, M.Ed., LPC-S, LMFT-S
- 1. The impact of relationship betrayal and implications for treatment.
- Relationship betrayals using attachment theory.
- Recovery from betrayals.
- Treating attachment injuries within the EFT process of change.
- How to address distress following disclosure of a betrayal.
About the Presentation:
Infidelity is one of the common reasons for divorce and is a frequent theme in couple therapy. Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy can help couples seeking therapy to heal their relationship after an affair. Infidelity in most cases is a threat to any relationship and can damage the stability of the relationship. EFT therapists conceptualize affairs as “attachment injury” – a violation of trust that questions the basis of a relationship. By focusing on the key emotions and their attachment significance, EFT can help couples heal and form a secure attachment bond after an affair. This workshop will explore attachment injuries along with the EFT approach to resolving them.
About Liliane Nahas, M.Ed., LPC-S, LMFT-S:
Therapist Liliane Nahas helps individuals, couples and families live life more fully. She is dedicated to keeping up with the latest advances in her field, and she has pursued in-depth and wide-ranging advanced training through- out her career. In private practice since 1986, she is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and supervisor and a member of the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT). She is also a certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist, Couples Workshop Leader, Level I Trainer, and a member of the Gottman Institute. She is past board member of Houston Group Psychotherapy Society, a member of the Houston Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. She also offers professional consultation and clinical supervision to couple’s therapists. She is fluent in English, French, and Arabic, and can conduct therapy in any of these languages.