Highlights

Join LACEFT for These 2020 – 2021 EFT Programs

Coffee “Meet-Up” At a Safe Distance

Join us once a month for this online “coffee meet-up”, our next session takes place on November 13, 2020, at 1:00 pm PST, with host Anne Crile, LMFT. Click here to learn more and sign up.

Monthly Zoom Social Hour for New EFT Members

This online meeting occurs on the last Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm PST.  Our next meeting takes place on October 27th, 2020.  It’s a chance for new EFT members to connect with our community, learn about various training and networking opportunities, as well as how to engage further with LACEFT. Click here to learn more and sign up.

Externship in EFT with ICEEFT Trainer Nancy Gardner, PhD – Thousand Oaks 2021

Hosted by ICEEFT Trainer Nancy Gardner, Ph.D., on February 19 & 20, 2021 and March 5 & 6, 2021. The Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is the basic four-day training in EFT and a pre-requisite for all other trainings. It includes an overview of all aspects of the model including steps and stages, interventions, adult attachment theory, and application of EFT with couples. Click here to learn more and sign up.

Core Skills Series with ICEEFT Certified Trainers Dr. Silvina Irwin and Michael Barnett – Pasadena

Hosted by ICEEFT Trainers Silvina Irwin, Ph.D., and Michael Barnett, on the following dates:

  • Core Skills Module One: October 30 – November 1, 2020
  • Core Skills Module Two: January 8 – 10, 2021
  • Core Skills Module Three: March 19 – 21, 2021
  • Core Skills Module Four: May 21 – 23, 2021
  • Core Skills Module Five: July 30 – August 1, 2021

Please sign up on the following page to complete an interest form and be the first to know when we have new dates, click here.


SAVE THE DATE:

  • Working with Blocks with EFT trainers Jim Furrow and George Faller – May 21-22 2021
  • EFT with Addiction with EFT trainer Michael Barnett – Dates TBA

Join our email distribution list (at right) to stay current with upcoming EFT Trainings in LA! Emails are sent from contact@laceft.org and can sometimes route to spam; to prevent this, simply add “contact@laceft.org” to your email contact list. We will release our 2019-2020 schedule soon!


The Hold Me Tight® Program is Now Interactive & Online


A Welcome Letter From LACEFT

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Los Angeles Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (LACEFT). Our conferences and training programs are all designed to support the growing EFT community in Los Angeles. We host ICEEFT Certified Trainers from all over the country and extend special rates to our LACEFT members, as well as to early registrants and students. Most of our programs allow for participants to earn Continuing Education credits. We also provide informational talks to local universities and provide networking opportunities for our community.

LACEFT is approved by the American Psychological Association (provider #41025550) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LACEFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (provider #131253) to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s and LPC’s. LACEFT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

To learn more about our upcoming programs, simply click on any of the above banner images, or view our online Events Calendar. If you’re interested in joining our supportive community of therapists, please visit our Membership Page. If you’re new to EFT and looking to begin your training, visit our Training tab to learn about EFT externships, EFT Core Skills Training, and local EFT Supervisors and Trainers.

Additionally, for couples seeking relationship counseling, LACEFT maintains a therapist directory of Certified EFT therapists in the Greater Los Angeles Area. We also catalog local Hold Me Tight® (HMT) Workshops. The HMT® Workshop was developed by Dr. Sue Johnson and is designed around seven conversations based on the Hold Me Tight book, all of which have been shown to be essential to successful relations. Indeed, this program has become so invaluable that it’s now available online and its principles are being applied to families. To learn more, visit our Hold Me Tight® page.

Thank you again for taking the time to visit our website. For questions and general inquiries, please e-mail us at contact@laceft.org.

We look forward to seeing you in the community soon,
-LACEFT

LACEFT Disclaimer:

Click here to read about continuing education credits, our grievance policy, and ICEEFT’s stance on diversity.

Mission
The Los Angeles Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (LACEFT) provides resources and relationships to support the practice and development of EFT therapists in the greater Los Angeles area. Together, we as the LACEFT seek to be vital resource of relational health for couples and families in our community through promoting the professionals who train and practice using emotionally focused and attachment based models. Los Angeles skyline photo courtesy BDS2006 at en.wikipedia.