San Diego, January 7-8 and 14-15, 2021

We are pleased to bring you the

4-Day Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Externship®

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.

Endorsed by 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.

Facilitated by EFT Trainers:

Trainer Dr. Scott R. Woolley

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.

Dr. Woolley maintains a private practice focused on EFT couples therapy.

He 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.

Trainer Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen

Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer
Becca is a Founder and Director of San Diego Center for EFT and the Training and Research Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy (TRI EFT) and founder and director of Building A Lasting Connection®

Becca is best known for providing EFT training and support, online and in-person, and for her best selling videos EFT Step by Step and Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Complete Treatment.  She facilitates training and workshops across the world.

Dr. Jorgensen holds the PhD in Clinical Psychology with specialized training in treating trauma, sexual difficulties and compulsive sexual behavior. She maintains a clinical practice providing intensive couple therapy.

Dr. Jorgensen did her training in EFT directly with Dr. Sue Johnson, is honored to be on the Training Team from the inception of ICEEFT and presents with Sue on a regular basis. She is devoted to strengthening families through helping couples develop safe and secure attachment bonds and helping therapists learn effective couple’s therapy. Married to the love of her life, she and Max are proud grandparents of eleven delightful humans.

Trainer Kathryn de Bruin

Kathryn de Bruin is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified EFT Trainer and Supervisor. She has a full time private practice in San Diego, CA where she works with children and families. Kathryn teaches at the University of California San Diego and at Bethel University. With a heart for her homeland South Africa, Kathryn started www.eftsouthafrica.com/.  She remains involved in EFT South Africa as she mentors the community and a Trainer-in-Training there.

As a AAMFT supervisor, Kathryn enjoys providing supervision in person and online. Supervisees have described her as warm, perceptive and skilled.

With her strong work ethic, it is important to Kathryn to be accessible and responsive to those who work with her.

For more information on Kathryn, visit her online at www.kathryndebruin.com

Transform The Way You Work With Couples And Your Practice – Earn 28 CEUs* across 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

Attachment Theory in Practice: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with Individuals, Couples, and Families

“The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection” by Susan M. Johnson, 3nd Edition, 2019.

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

Fees 

Early Bird: $895 (ends November 23rd)

Regular Price: $1,050

Interns/Military: $696 (ends December 14th)

Full time students $595 (ends December 14th)

Alliant Students $495 (ends December 14th)

CEU’s are an additional $30

Schedule
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 

60-minute lunch break. Frequent breaks to prevent Zoom fatigue.

NOTE: Optional 8:15am – 8:50am Topic break out room beginning on Day 2 (Jan. 7) lead by local San Diego Center EFT Therapists.

Location ONLINE 

Registration

SD EFT Externship 2021 – limit of 50 participants

Complete registration for the 4-day Externship

  • Participants must be familiar with and abide by professional and legal confidentiality requirements regarding all client information shared in the training. Certification in EFT is offered by ICEEFT based on completion of all requirements and demonstrated competence in the model. Completion of training does not guarantee competence or certification. Enrollment in this training constitutes an agreement to hold harmless The San Diego Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy, the Training and Research Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy (TRI-EFT), and all presenters and trainers from any and all claims, actions, and judgements, including all costs of defense and attorney’s fees incurred in defending against the same. I have read and agree to follow the terms for participation.
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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).