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September 2015

EFT Externship In Pasadena

September 9, 2015 @ 9:00 am - September 12, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Fuller Theological Seminary/Travis Auditorium, 180 North Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91182 United States
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The LA Center for EFT is bringing an EFT Externship to Pasadena. *Learn to see couple distress from an attachment perspective and help partners reprocess their emotional reactions to one another blocking relationship security. *Learn to shape and choreograph new emotional interactions that support connection. *Learn to overcome therapeutic impasses and see EFT in action during live consultation sessions with real couples. Dr.Jim Furrow and Dr. Lisa Palmer Olsen will be our Trainers. For information and to register EFT Externship…

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October 2015

Same Sex Couples and EFT, with Mark Kaupp, EFT Trainer

October 17, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 10780 Santa Monica Blvd., #350
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
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DESCRIPTION: A discussion regarding the application of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) with same-sex couples.  How EFT is applied to same-sex couples with particular attention paid to various contextual variables and their attachment significance on the couple’s emotional bond.  A video clip will be shown as well as a review of the steps and stages as applied to same sex couples. At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to: 1) Describe same-sex couples’ contextual variables through an attachment…

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January 2016

Staying In Touch: Helping Couples Connect Through Sex And Emotion

January 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Covel Commons at UCLA, 200 De Neve Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Presentations Keynote Address: Embodied Intimacy, Stella Resnick, Ph.D Even an emotionally attuned relationship can become dysregulated when it comes to sex.  Dr. Resnick will discuss the differences between explicit, left-brain verbal communication and implicit, right-brain, emotional body language and how each can either enhance or disrupt a couple’s sexual aliveness.  She will offer ways therapists can help partners thrive sexually by attending to their relational processes—their implicit, subtle messages communicated in facial micro-expressions, vocal tones and gestures when they address…

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January 2017

Mastering First Sessions!

January 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 10780 Santa Monica Blvd., #350
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States

The Los Angeles Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (LACEFT) is proud to present this outstanding program and training opportunity. Mastering First Sessions is an intermediate level event that is recommended to all professionals who counsel couples, including psychiatrists, psychologists, MFT’s, family physicians, social workers, psychiatric nurses, counselors, pastors and clergy, and students training in these professions. The pre-requisite for attendance is completion of the EFT Externship or graduate level coursework in EFT. DETAILS Date: January 21, 2017 Time: 9:00 am -…

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April 2017

Trauma, EFT for Couples, & the Therapist: Rebuilding Shattered Attachment Together

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017
American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, 90077 United States
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ABOUT OUR PROGRAM Emotionally Focused Therapy has demystified the complex web that couples therapists historically got entangled in. However, the impact of trauma on a relationship often intensely complicates the therapeutic process, and can leave even experienced EFT therapists feeling overwhelmed, helpless, lost, and/or burned out. Safe human connection is necessary for healing shattered attachments, yet trauma at its very essence compromises the ability to trust human connection that is necessary for healing. Emotionally Focused Therapy effectively addresses the factors…

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September 2017

The EFT Lab: The Road to De-Escalation, Stage 1

September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Olympic Collection, 11301 Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90064., 11301 Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States
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Program Schedule: Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM* *Registration begins at 8:30 am. Our program will begin at 9:00 am and end at 5:00 pm. In order to receive CE credit for the day, you must sign in by 9:15 am and stay until the program is over. Description: The EFT Lab presentation is designed to help you to un-stick those stuck places in your practice by examining one small and manageable EFT concept at a…

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January 2018

More Safety At Last: A Demonstration Of How EFT Heals A Traumatized Family

January 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Courtyard by Marriott – Los Angeles LAX/El Segundo, 2000 E Mariposa Ave
El Segundo, CA 90245 United States
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REGISTER NOW This evening will be a wonderful introduction to some basic principles of Emotionally Focused Therapy and will also serve as an introduction to the purpose of the Hold Me Tight/Let Me Go Workshop (HMT/LMG) for Parents and Teens. Paul and Nancy Aikin's full-day presentation on HMT/LMG begins the following morning on January 20th, 2018. (This Friday evening workshop will be offered as a webinar to help participants avoid Los Angeles traffic.) During this evening, Certified EFT Trainers, Nancy Aikin, PhD.…

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How To Facilitate a “Hold Me Tight®/Let Me Go (HMT/LMG) Teen Family Workshop

January 20, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Fuller Theological Seminary-Travis Auditorium, 180 North Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA United States
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REGISTER NOW The Hold Me Tight®/Let Me Go Teen Family Program (HMT/LMG) is a comprehensive educational workshop to connect parents and teens that moves relationships from distress toward comfort, understanding, and connection. This training will demonstrate the specific in’s and out’s of how to conduct a HMT/LMG program. The training will also outline the structure and rationale for the program. Principles of Emotionally Focused Family Therapy will be presented to help you anchor your understanding of how HMT/LMG provides significant…

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April 2018

Working with Highly Escalated Couples – A One-Day Program

April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis, 10780 Santa Monica Blvd., #350
Los Angeles, CA 90025 United States
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  Program Schedule: Saturday, April 28, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM *Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Our program will begin at 9:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM. (The cut-off time for attendees looking to obtain CE credit is 9:15 am.) Register Now Description: Do escalated couples make you want to quit being a therapist? Join us as we explore those moments of greatest difficulty for couples, from still-face to high reactivity to despair and rage. Learn how…

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September 2018

Integrating Sex and Sexuality in Your EFT Couples’ Work

September 29, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Pasadena Central Library, Studio on 4th 285 E. Walnut Street Pasadena, CA, 285 E. Walnut Street
Pasadena, 91106 United States
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Join Silvina Irwin, PhD, Certified EFT Trainer, Supervisor, and Therapist, and  Lisa Blum, PsyD, Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor Candidate for this exciting EFT training!  Have you experienced the dilemma of helping couples achieve greater emotional connection through EFT, and yet found that this does not always translate directly into greater sexual desire, contact, pleasure and flexibility between the partners?   This workshop will present a frame for understanding that dilemma, and offer approaches for more fully integrating sexual concerns into our…

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