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EFT Externship - First Course

2018 EFT Externship - First Course*

Friday - Saturday  April 13 & 14, 2018
Friday - Saturday  May 4 & 5, 2018
9:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Trainers:    Roy Hodgson, MA, LMFT, LMHC 
                   Yolanda von Hockauf, MEd, RMFT

Limited to:         40 participants

Held at:              Samaritan Center of Puget Sound  
564 NE Ravenna Blvd., Seattle, WA 98115

Cost:                  $845 (a $100 deposit is due with your registration)

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*This course is a prerequisite for the Advanced Core Skills. 

Course Description:  "Externship in the Fundamentals"  
*Prerequisite for this Course: Graduate degree, or near completion of graduate work, in counseling-related field.
This four-day training provides an in-depth overview of the EFT model. Didactic presentations, case examples and demonstration videos, small group exercises and discussions provide participants with an engaging learning experience. The training includes a live, on-site therapy session conducted by the trainers (dependent on a referral of a suitable couple by participants).

Participants will learn the theoretical underpinnings of Emotionally Focused Therapy, as well as how to:

  • Assess couples’ suitability for EFT
  • Work through the 9 steps of EFT
  • Elicit and work with emotion as it occurs in the sessions
  • Work through blocks in therapy
  • Develop specific interventions to help couples reprocess negative affect and foster a more secure bond 

For additional information on any of the EFT courses, contact Eric Stroo at or leave a message at 206-527-2273 ext 334.
If you have questions pertaining to registration or payment, please email or leave a message at 206-527-2266 ext 117.

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