Basic Externship in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
November 1-4, 2017
Jeff Hickey, MA, LCSW, CST
Jeff Hickey is the Director of the Chicago Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy and a Certified EFT trainer and supervisor. In addition to providing EFT trainings around the country, he maintains a private practice where he specializes in couple and sex therapy. Jeff is a graduate of the Loyola University School of Social Work and the Family Institute’s postgraduate program in couple and family therapy.
This 28–hour externship is being held November 1-4, 2017 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 20) is PROFESSIONAL $ 800 --LAMFT $ 700 --STUDENT $ 600 (a discount of $75 off full price)
The full cost, after September 21 is: --PROFESSIONAL $ 875 --LAMFT $ 775 --STUDENT $ 675,
A FEE OF $200 WILL BE CHARGED FOR LATE CANCELATIONS AFTER OCTOBER 18. NO REFUNDS AFTER OCTOBER 25.
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