Relationships can be complex and come with different types of challenges. When couples are faced with challenging situations, resolutions can be hard to reach. In those cases, the smartest thing to do is to start couples therapy. Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples has been found to help couples detect their negative “interactional dances/cycles” that perpetuate arguments in relationships. Grazel Garcia is one of the best EFT practitioners in Los Angeles and can give you and your partner the tools you need to make your relationship work.
The goal of EFT therapy is to help couples change insecure attachment styles and move couples to a secure attachment style(s). The negative “interactional dances/cycles” trigger negative responses from each person. EFT detects them and helps couples understand these dances/cycles and their consequent responses; and thus, create new ways of breaking the negative dances/cycles. EFT teaches couples in understanding deeper-seated emotions; and uses them as guidance to creating secure ways of relating with each other.
Grazel Garcia’s Background and Experience
Grazel Garcia is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California License # 97561) practicing in Atwater Village, Los Angeles. Before becoming a Psychotherapist, Grazel attended law school and decided to make a shift in her career. Grazel pursued a Master of Science Degree in Counseling with Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge.
Grazel is an LGBTQI affirmative therapist and received her training hours at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, a world-renowned non-profit organization serving the LGBTQI population. Grazel’s approach to therapy is Psychodynamic in nature combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness techniques. Grazel is an EFT therapist and specialize in treating couples. Grazel also works well with those who are struggling with depression, anxiety and trauma and specializes in addiction. Grazel is also a Domestic Violence Certified Therapist.
What makes Grazel stand out of the rest of the EFT practitioners in Los Angeles is her empathy and non-judgmental therapeutic stance. Grazel has a very diverse background and knows how it feels to be different, misunderstood and discriminated. This makes Grazel have a closer understanding of her patient’s struggles and issues related to oppression that not all therapists could fully comprehend.
Find the best EFT practitioners in Los Angeles
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is not only used for couples but is also used with individuals and families from all ages and ethnicities. EFT is also known for helping couples that have struggled with infidelity and betrayal. Grazel also works with children and teens, and adults ages 18 to 70 years old. Grazel sees many musicians, artists, actors, CEOs and those who are in the helping professions including doctors and other psychotherapists in her practice. Grazel specializes in seeing heterosexual, interracial and LGBTQ couples.
To meet with Grazel, you can book an appointment at her website, www.grazelgarciatherapy.com You can also call (323) 487-9003 for a free phone consultation.