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EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY



COUNSELING THAT TARGETS THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM

Counseling treatment needs to be insightful and pleasing, but most of all it needs connection. Elica Almeida works on using several techniques to reach her clients as they are working through their problems. It is a partnership that is done with both the client and the therapist to accomplish the goals necessary for emotional health and learning coping skills. Ms. Almeida works with couples, individuals, and families using Emotionally Focused Therapy, Psychological Education, Experiential therapy techniques, and what she calls the "Brain-heart connection" that is essencial for wholehearted living.

LESSONS AND SPECIALTIES

Elica trains couples to have better relationships, has individual sessions, couples sessions, family session and hypnotherapy sessions. Elica also trains in Emotionally Focused Therapy laity and psychologists in Portuguese online. Contact us for more information on this. 

INDIVIDUAL SESSIONS

I specialize on one-on-one sessions, using several techniques to find the core of the problem. In these sessions the focus is what the client prioritizes as important. We have several ways to find solutions together and how to perceive the issues in a different light. 

COUPLES SESSIONS

In couples therapy we engage both clients equally and proceed to find their pain, we create a love map for each client that will show them ways to find each other when things are rough. The best relationships in the world are not based on how little they fight, but how fast they recover from the discussions.  

HYPNOTHERAPY

In hypnosis we use a personalized technique to bring the pain that is hidden to the light and help with several difficulties that people go through. Treatment types for hypnosis are:

  • alcoholism

  • asthma

  • bruxism

  • depression

  • enuresis

  • headaches

  • insomnia 

  • and much more

HOW E.F.T WAS CREATED

The first theorist that brought to light what is today called the attachment theory was John Bolwby and Amy Ainsworth. They discovered the importance of the way parents connected with their children reflected on the way the children reacted towards the world. In this video you will understand the three most known attachment types.

THE ATTACHMENT THEORY: HOW CHILDHOOD AFFECTS LIFE.

This video shows how kids get attached to their parents and based on Bowby's model as adults we usually love in the same way. The attachment type that you have is not set for life, it changes with time and we act differently with different people.

"I love listening to my clients and making them realize their potential, their values and their dreams."

Elica Almeida

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