Far beyond “Inclusivity”

The therapeutic model that made us fall in love is like a door separating two times: YESTERDAY… “Yesterday” is the legacy of an approach rooted in human history: for millennia, everything we could not explain to ourselves was seen as the child of something supernatural, mystical – either divine or demonic – and later pathological.… Read more »

Why we should forget emotional self-diagnosis

“I came to the conclusion that the only disease I didn’t have was washerwoman’s knee.”Jerome K. Jerome In the spring of 1889, Jerome K. Jerome suspected that he was suffering from hay fever. Since he didn’t feel like standing in line in the waiting room of his attending physician, he popped into the library of… Read more »

Emotionally Focused Therapy versus Emotion Focused Therapy: the differences

How to distinguish between the two different psychotherapy approaches that share the same acronym “EFT”?
To learn the details of: Emotionally Focused Therapy versus Emotion-Focused Therapy: the differences, let’s start … yes, from the points of contact.
The acronym is the same: EFT for both, as is the Italian translation, Emotionally Focused Therapy.
The focus is the same: “emotions.”
The two models after a common beginning, however, grow following different paths.
It is unfortunate that the common beginning of these two approaches and the experiential and acronym similarities often leave therapists and patients confused and disoriented. To become aware of either approach, and thus understand their particularities and differences, let us try to get to know them better

People who hate Christmas

Christmas is an ancient holiday that celebrates the end of darkness and the return of Light. It’s a celebration that makes ALMOST everyone happy, not everyone. For some, it’s a difficult and very painful time. The darkest time of the year! People who hate Christmas may be reminiscent of the Grinch or Dickens’ old Scrooge, but they are never monsters; they are often BROKEN HEARTS.

Love is the most powerful “drug” in our universe.

Love is a medicine, in the literal sense of the word: for the body and for the soul, it is both a cure, remedy, and magic capable of repairing the wounds of the heart, and a poison that can make us suffer to the point of illness.
When there is love in our lives, our bodies produce substances such as oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins that make us stronger, happier, and much healthier. Conversely, when love is lacking, precisely because it is a “drug,” it can become a drug that intoxicates our organism. Even a poison that prevents us from healing, or makes us sick.

Fantastic patients and wonderful creatures: EFT clients

Discover the world of mythical creatures in Jorge Luis Borges’ “Manual of Fantastic Zoology.” As a therapist, learn to create a safe and accepting space for clients, trusting their emotions to help them grow. Explore how in this insightful article.

The Wisdom of Emotions

The first workshop – Milan November 4 and 5, 2023 “Emotion is the music of attachment dance. To create change in a relationship, the fastest and mostdirect way is to change its music and actively evoke the emotions that elicit caring, compassion andconnection.” So says Sue Johnson, the extraordinary person who as an author, clinical… Read more »