EFT EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED COUPLES THERAPY
As a Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor, Marion has the ability to help couples work through their disconnection using this evidence-based therapy method designed for couples. EFT gets to the heart of the discord by focusing on the emotional blocks that keeps couples from being close. By focusing on healing the dynamic between a couple vs. issues that they argue over, partners can relate and connect in deep, healing and meaningful ways.
FAMILY SYSTEMS THEORY
Marion uses a systems perspective to focus on the connectedness and the interrelation and interdependence of all family memebers. A systems perspective permits one to see how a change in one person in a family affects the other members of the family system, which in turns affects the initial family member. Family systems theory allows Marion to understand the organizational complexity of families, as well as the interactive patterns that guide family interactions.
ACCELERATED EXPERIENTIAL DYNAMIC THERAPY - AEDP
With extensive training and experience in AEDP, Marion helps you move through your emotional and traumatic experiences that keeps you stuck in unsatisfying ways. This method of therapy opens up a meaningful and non-judgmental bond between Marion and her clients that offers safe exploration and freedom from deep-routed defeating emotions. A client typically leaves a session feeling lighter and more at peace.
With a basis in attachment theory, Marion focuses on attunement to help a person, couple or family experience and promote healthy attachments.
This method focuses on listening and reflecting on experiences that may have caused difficulty in making emotional connections. The goal is to create a secure, accepting, caring, non-judgmental, and reliable environment where a person can feel comfortable sharing their most intimate and traumatic experiences.
BRIEF SOLUTION FOCUSED
Marion recognizes that people already know, on some level, what change is needed in their lives, Marion works to help clarify goals and encourage individuals to imagine the future they desire and then works collaboratively in determining how internal abilities can be enhanced in order to attain the desired outcome. Marion guides people through the process of recognizing what is working, helps explore how best to continue practicing those strategies, experiments with new problem-solving approaches and celebrates success.
CENTERED FOR COUPLES
Encountered-Centered couples therapy offers Marion the expertise to help couples transform relationships that are in crisis or failing, or for those who don't know how to heal after an affair. Elements of the method can be used in weekly sessions or in its entirety as an Intensive to launch a couple into reinventing their partnership, The method opens the couple to unseen possibilities in their connection.
EFT EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE OR TAPPING
EFT or Tapping is a method to process through difficult emotions. By learning to tap or apply acupressure to key meridian points on the body, a person can send a message back to the amygdala part of their brain that controls their fight or flight emotional responses. During an EFT session, Marion will focus on a specific issue while a person taps through the specified meridian points on their body. The experience can provide
healing for physical, emotional and performance issues.
Upon request, Marion will use hypnotherapy to help an individual change a specific maladaptive pattern or behavior. Marion uses guided relaxation, intense concentration, and focused attention to achieve a heightened state of awareness. A person's attention is very focused while in this state whereby anything going on around them is temporarily blocked out or ignored. In this naturally occurring state, a person may focus his or her attention on specific thoughts or tasks that they would like to change.