Category Archive: Maria Gray

Babushka: Inside the Emotionally Focused Process

 Return to Journal Articles Maria Gray, Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy, Sydney, Australia Introduction During my initial training with the Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy, which incorporated viewing demonstration tapes, I was struck by the therapeutic language and structure of the sessions and asked myself, “What is the therapist’s view of the client that underpins …

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Babushka: Inside the Emotionally Focused Process

This article analyses a demonstration tape used in training at the Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy, with the aim of identifying the processes that guide therapists’ responses and interventions. Using the metaphor of the Babushka doll, the article…

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