EFT Negative Cycle Worksheet
What is the theory behind this EFT Negative Cycle Worksheet?
It has been observed that in marital relationships couple forms a communication gap between each other and creates a negative cycle in which they do not express their own needs and has maladaptive cognitions which leads them to feel overwhelmed and react in maladaptive ways. This cycle continues when both partners are not aware of their needs and unable to express them to each other they only react to each other’s maladaptive behavior. Formation of the negative cycle can lead couples towards stages of a distressful relationship where they disregard each other, shows feelings of contempt towards each other, and in the end, decide to part ways.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet can help clients identify their basic needs which lead them to the expression of certain behavior. It will also help clients understand their partner’s feelings thoughts and emotions and create an understanding of their partner’s needs and expectations of them. It will help clients work on their behavior which creates distress in relationships and facilitate them in the formation of healthy relationships.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet is helpful for the client and practitioners to identify marital conflicts and both partners’ reactions to any situation. Firstly worksheet will be filled by keeping any situation in mind partner 1 will be the one who reacted first to ant situation they have to mention their needs cognitions emotions behind their reaction later 2nd partners side should be filled from the bottom till the up where the partner will identify how what were their cognitions after thor partner’s behavior further they have to write their emotions and expectation of healthy reaction that should be adopted.
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