Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy is an approach designed to identify and work through emotional responses with the goal of regulated emotional responses. Upon exploring your attachment style, EFIT can help you gain the confidence to handle difficult emotions effectively. EFIT can improve self-reliance by nurturing the capacity to deal with challenges in new ways, and feel confident whilst bidding for connection and an overall sense of purpose. By focusing on emotional regulation, communication and self-reliance, EFIT promotes safety and security from within. EFIT can have lasting benefits, such as:
- Improved confidence in emotional decision making
- A greater understanding of emotional responses and triggers
- Emotional resilience during relationship challenges
Amongst the research outcomes listed for EFIT there are a host of therapeutic outcomes including physical health. Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy improves the quality of life for individuals and their interpersonal and emotional bonds. These personal and relationship improvements work to balance mood, reduce our reliance on unhealthy coping mechanisms and increase self-reliance resulting in a reduction in physical health problems which stem from stress and emotional issues.