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How generalised anxiety affects relationships

How generalised anxiety affects relationships

How generalised anxiety affects relationships Generalised anxiety affects relationships by fuelling disconnection through negative thought patterns and beliefs that seem larger than life. These erode connection and affect the ability to trust. In EFT we may see the generalised anxiety (GAD) as attachment distress and part of a protective response. In EFT we see all … How generalised anxiety affects relationships Read More »

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negative cycle

OMG de-escalation in stage two

The negative cycle again or are we in stage two? Escalation, the negative cycle again or are we in stage 2? You might have been thinking, okay, we have tracked the negative cycle, and my couple is now de -escalated  “now we’re into the juicy stuff.” Then suddenly all your good work looks to be … OMG de-escalation in stage two Read More »

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Escalated couples frazzle you

When escalated couples in stage one frazzle you!

Do you walk out of the room after being with highly escalated couples and wonder if you’re cut out for this work? We’ve all been there. You just need some help to reframe what’s going on for you and them when they’re angry. We want to reassure you, help you understand anger differently and give … When escalated couples in stage one frazzle you! Read More »

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