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Emotionally Focused Therapy Training/Classes

Emotionally Focused Therapy Training/Classes

EFT certification is achieved through ICEEFT, the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (click the logo above to be taken to the ICEEFT website)

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is a powerful, evidence-based approach to healing relationships that speaks to the core of the couple's distress.  EFT will guide you to focus your therapy sessions toward establishing a secure relationship bond.  In the context of a secure relationship partners can communicate their relationship needs more effectively.  

As you progress in the training offered in EFT, you as a therapist will: 

  • Discover a remarkably effective road map for navigating couples through conflict deadlock
  • Learn how to harness their emotions to help them create and maintain a close relationship
  • Help your couples experience bonding emotions and find greater happiness



Class Title Dates Location Cost CEU's
EFT Externship - First Course Two two-day sessions: 
led by Roy Hodgson, LMFT, LMHC and
Yolanda von Hockauf, MEd, RMFT
Registration has been closed as this class is filled.
April 13-14, 2018 (Fri/Sat)
May 4-5, 2018 (Fri/Sat)
Samaritan Center of Puget Sound 564 NE Ravenna Blvd. Seattle, WA  98115    $845    All sessions required for certification  26
EFT Advanced Core Skills Four two-day sessions:
October, December 2017; led by Roy Hodgson, LMFT, LMHC
February, March 2018; led by Yolanda von Hockauf, MEd, RMFT *Externship in EFT is a Prerequisite for this course.
Limited to 15 participants.
October 20-21, 2017 (Fri/Sat)
December 8-9, 2017 (Fri/Sat) February 1-2, 2018 (Th/Fri)
March 22-23, 2018 (Th/Fri) 
Samaritan Center of Puget Sound 564 NE Ravenna Blvd. Seattle, WA  98115    $1700 total
  $  425 per two-day session 
  All sessions required for certification



to register, 
click on Class name or
contact the Registrar at 206.527.2266,

Note:  EFT Externships and Advanced Core Skills Training are designed for
Mental Health Professionals and Trainees.
Participants are required to acknowledge their professional affiliation upon registration. 

For additional information on any of the courses, contact Eric Stroo,
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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