San Diego, January 7-10, 2019 –  Registration Closed


We are pleased to bring you the

4-Day Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Externship®

with Sue Johnson

So You Can Learn the New Science Of Love

This is an official Externship, endorsed by the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and brought to you by TRI EFT Alliant and Alliant International University.

Attending this externship is the first step to being listed at the EFT website, where couples are going to find trained couple therapists. Attending this externship is also a step towards becoming a certified EFT therapist. For further details about the certification process please refer to Susan Johnson’s International Centre for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT). In this Externship, you will learn to:

■ see marital distress from an attachment perspective
■ help partners reprocess the emotional responses that maintain marital distress
■ shape key new interaction and bonding events and,
■ overcome therapeutic impasses.

You will also see live consultation sessions with a couple, a profound learning experience.

with Therapy Originator: Dr. Sue Johnson

Dr. Sue Johnson is an author, clinical psychologist, researcher, professor, popular presenter and speaker and a leading innovator in the field of couple therapy and adult attachment. Sue is the primary developer of Emotionally Focused Couples and Family Therapy (EFT), which has demonstrated its effectiveness in over 30 years of peer-reviewed clinical research.

Sue Johnson is founding Director of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy and Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant University in San Diego, California, as well as Professor Emeritus, Clinical Psychology, at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Dr. Johnson has received a variety of awards acknowledging her development of EFT and her significant contribution to the field of couple and family therapy and adult attachment. Sue has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian honor recognizing outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada. In 2016, she was named Psychologist of the Year by APA, and has been honored by AAMFT for her Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy.

and Certified EFT Trainer: Scott R. Woolley, PhD

Scott R. Woolley, PhD is a Professor in the MFT Masters and Doctoral Programs in the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. He is the Executive Director of the Training and Research Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy and a founder and director of the San Diego Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy. He also maintains a private practice focused on EFT couples therapy.

Dr. Woolley has trained therapists in EFT in many areas of the world, including Canada, Chili, Finland, Guam, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Taiwan, London, and throughout the U.S. He has co-published, co-presented, and co-trained with Dr. Susan Johnson, founder of EFT.

Transform The Way You Work With Couples And Your Practice – Earn 28 CEUs* in 4 days

**Here’s what people are saying about it:

“This is by far the best educational training I have ever been to. I feel much more competent & confident in using the EFT approach.

“First day back in my office and I am feeling great about the training and YES able to put skills into practice immediately.

“The externship was a deep learning experience, and I have new angles on many of the things (and people) I have been working with over many years.” Chris in Norway

Reference Materials for Study

“The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection” by Susan M. Johnson, 2nd Edition, 2004.

“Becoming an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist: The Workbook” by Susan M. Johnson, et al, 2005.

Fees – Registration has closed. Waiting list only.

Regular Price: $895

Intern and Student price has ended.

9:00 – 5:15 Daily

■ Day 1: What makes EFT work: theoretical underpinnings, Research and the Map
■ Day 2: Demonstration Session, EFT Interventions and Stage 1
■ Day 3: Demonstration Session and Stage 2 – the two key Change Events
■ Day 4: Becoming an EFT Therapist, Stage 3 and Attachment Injuries 

75-minute lunch break, attendees provide their own lunch. Note: There are lunch places on-site and close by, or you are welcome to bring your food (Actual start/end times will vary slightly)

NOTE: Optional 8:15am – 8:50am Topic Review Tables beginning on Day 2 lead by local San Diego Center EFT Therapists.


The Dana on Mission Bay 1710 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego CA 92109

For discounted rates to stay overnight at The Dana, call the central reservation office at 800.345.9995. Let them know you are attending the EFT Externship. Sorry–discounted rooms can’t be reserved online.

Payment Information – Registration is closed. For CE Payment Click HERE:

(please complete your registration first, you will then be taken to a payment page)

The regular price for the 4-day externship is $895.00 Unfortunately all discounts have now ended.

Regular Price $895 

 28 CEU’s $30 


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*Alliant International University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Alliant International University maintains responsibility for the program and its content. Alliant International University is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide continuing education for Nurses (provider #CEP11235).