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EFT First Course (Externship)

2017 EFT First Course (Externship)*

Thursday - Sunday  April 20, 21, 22 and 23, 2017
(8:30 am to 5:00 pm) 

Trainers:    Roy Hodgson, MA, LMFT, LMHC 
                  Veronica Kallos-Lilly, PhD

Limited to:         40 participants

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

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

 for Registration Form for EFT First Course (Externship) email

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

Course Description:  "Externship in the Fundamentals"  
*Prerequisite: Graduate degree in counseling-related field or near completion.
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

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