Basic Externship in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
October 26-29, 2016
Lisa Palmer-Olsen, PsyD, LMFT
Lisa is a licensed marriage and family therapist in San Diego California. She is a Certified EFT Trainer and Supervisor and is a Founder and one of the Directors of the Emotionally Focused Couples Training and Research Institute at Alliant International University. Lisa completed her dissertation research on how to train and teach Emotionally Focused Couples therapy to professionals. Dr. Palmer-Olsen?s primary clinical and research interests are in the areas of couple and family therapy; specifically with those couples and families dealing with trauma and attachment related struggles.
This 28–hour externship is being held October 26-29, 2016 in St. Paul, MN. We will meet daily, Wednesday through Saturday. Morning sessions (9 am-12:30 pm) will focus on a review of the theory and practice of EFT. Following a lunch break, afternoon sessions (1:30 to 5:30 PM) will focus on application, demonstration, and practical exercises. Participants are on their own for lunch, there are several restaurants nearby. This externship is officially offered in conjunction with Dr. Susan Johnson and the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy. This externship fulfills the initial externship requirement for certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).
DAY 1: Introduction/overview to EFT, the nature of couple distress, a theory of change: emotion and attachment, EFT interventions, demonstrations and exercises.
DAY 2: Assessment in EFT work, Steps 1-4 of the change process, demonstration and exercises leading to de-escalation.
DAY 3: Description and practice of steps 5-7 of the change process, developing Withdrawer Re-engagement process.
DAY4: Blamer Softening, EFT steps 8 & 9: Consolidation, Learning EFT.
1. You must have completed a degree in a counseling related field or be enrolled in one currently.
2. Prior to attending the externship you must have read “Creating Connection” by Sue Johnson—2004 edition.
EARLY BIRD RATE (UNTIL September 28) is PROFESSIONAL $ 800 --LAMFT $ 700 --STUDENT $ 550 (a discount of $75 off full price)
Group Rate (3 or more registering together) $100 discount
The full cost, after September 21 is: --PROFESSIONAL $ 875 --LAMFT $ 775 --STUDENT $ 625,
A FEE OF $200 WILL BE CHARGED FOR LATE CANCELATIONS AFTER OCTOBER 12. NO REFUNDS AFTER OCTOBER 19.
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