Training in Couple Therapy – Externship In Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
WHAT IS EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED COUPLE THERAPY?
Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) is an effective short-term, research-validated approach to couple therapy, developed in the mid-1980’s by Dr. Sue Johnson, founder of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT).
A Humanistic and Process-oriented therapy, EFT is based on John Bowlby’s Attachment Theory. It reflects the most recent research on the nature of relationship distress, adult love, and emotion. Emotionally Focused Therapy has revolutionized couple therapy.
It is one of the most empirically supported models of couple therapy, is being taught all over the world and is a must-know model if you are working with couples.
SANDRA TAYLOR, PHD, MBACP (ACCRED.)
Sandra is an ICEEFT Certified EFT Trainer, Supervisor and Therapist. She is passionate about EFT and specialises in working with couples. She has a private practice in the north west of England and supervises therapists there as well as via the internet. Sandra is the Coordinator, and a founder member, of the British EFT Centre which has over 200 members across Britain and holds an annual conference.
She started her EFT training in 2011 and alongside her own development she has supported the development of others in EFT through bringing Gail Palmer in to train counsellors at Marriage Care – a charity with 200 volunteer counsellors in England and Wales where she worked as Director of Relationship Counselling.
Sandra’s original therapy training, back in the 1980’s, was as a Person Centred Counsellor and this supported her work as an Occupational Therapist in a range of mental health settings. She is a registered and accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Sandra is an experienced trainer, having trained therapists from introductory to degree level in charities, colleges and universities over more than 20 years. Her PhD is in the reciprocal relationship between counselling students and trainers, a subject that continues to inspire her and influence her as a trainer.
Sandra is no stranger to the Middle East, as she was assisting on the first Externship in Dubai in November 2017.
OBJECTIVES OF THE EXTERNSHIP
The Externship which offers 28 contact hours is the first in-depth training designed to help you learn the basic clinical skills required to practice and become certified as an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist. The program which includes live sessions, theory, clinical techniques and skill training gives you:
- Specialized training in couple therapy.
- A clear map for intervening with couples to facilitate lasting change.
- An attachment view of couple distress.
- Skills to work deeply with emotion.
- A meaningful, competence-driven certification process with ICEEFT.
- Eligibility for membership in ICEEFT.
- A growing international therapeutic community.
EXTERNSHIP DUBAI IS ORGANIZED BY:
Evelyne L. Thomas, EFT Couple and Relationship Therapist, Psychotherapist, Satir Transformational Systemic Therapist (STST)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Professionals who work or would like to work with Couples and Families, Counsellors, Psychologists and Marriage and Family Therapists.
WHAT WILL PARTICIPANTS LEARN?
The Externship is the first in-depth training designed to help you learn the basic clinical skills required to practice and become certified as an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist as developed by Dr. Sue Johnson. The program includes live sessions, theory, clinical techniques and skill training.
All participants will get a free copy of Dr. Sue Johnson’s new book
Attachment Theory in Practice
Externship Dubai – Fees payable in UAE Dirhams
Early Bird, until 31st August 2019: AED 3795 (US$ 1033)
After 31st August 2019: AED 3995 (US$ 1057)
University Students of Psychology: AED 3795 (US$ 1087)
Please note: Booking will be confirmed on reception of payment.
In case of cancellation before 31st August 2019, 50% of the money will be refunded. After that date, no money will be refunded.
LOCATION & ADDRESS
Externship Dubai will be held at the Carlton Downtown Hotel Dubai
Carlton Downtown Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, P.O. Box 7143 Dubai – UAE
Phone: +971 4 506 9999 www.carltondowntown.com
The hotel is next to Dubai International Financial Centre Metro Station: www.dubaimetro.eu
ATTRACTION IN DUBAI
Until further notice, all sessions will be online using Zoom, the Online Video Conference Platform.
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