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EFT Instructors

James L. Furrow, PhD
Jim holds a doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies, as well as a masters degree in theology (with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy). He is an associate professor in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Theological Seminary, in Pasadena, CA, where he is also Co-Director of Center for Research in Child and Adolescent Development. He is a certified EFT therapist and trainer.

Roy Hodgson, MA, LMFT, LMHC
Roy’s professional qualifications include two master's degrees and many years of helping people get stronger and heal. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist; a licensed mental health counselor; a registered couples therapist; a certified EFT therapist and trainer, a certified crisis counselor; and a child mental health specialist. 

Veronica Kallos-Lilly, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist
Regarded as an expert in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Veronica Kallos-Lilly is sought after as a clinician, educator, and consultant to therapists around the globe. Her first book, co-authored with Jennifer Fitzgerald, An Emotionally Focused Workbook for Couples: The Two of Us, is receiving high praise and being recommended by counselors across the continent. As a Certified EFT Trainer, Veronica travels within Canada, the United States, and Australia to provide training. 
Veronica has been practicing as a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia since 1997. In 2005, she co-founded the Vancouver Couple & Family Institute (VCFI) where she continues as a Director.


Maria-Teresa (Tita) Subercaseaux, M.S., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Training Assistant)

Originally from Chile, where she got her bachelor in Psychology, Tita enjoys working with couples with different cultural backgrounds and Languages (English and Spanish). She received her EFT certification on 2013 and currently she is a certified Supervisor. She loves helping colleagues improve as EFT therapists which translates into better treatments and healthier relationships. 


Yolanda von Hockauf, M. Ed., Registered Marriage & Family Therapist
Yolanda is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist and a founding director of the Vancouver Couple & Family Institute (VCFI).  A therapist in the original research study on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) in 1983, Yolanda has been using this approach since it was established. Her skills as a Certified EFT Therapist are widely sought. 
Yolanda has been a consultant and trainer to other psychotherapists since 1991 and frequently travels internationally to teach. She is an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor and a Certified Trainer in Emotionally Focused Therapy – the most well-researched and proven approach to relationship distress. 

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