Events Bulletin

“I have already seen the fruit of last week's training. I took EFT for couples in grad school and it was good, but I hadn't seen any couples at that point. So, my couples work was loosely "EFT" yet after last week it is actually EFT (or at least closer). I had a session on Friday that went incredibly well as I was able to slow things down and help the couple engage in enactments. It went deep quick, in ways in which I haven't experienced previously. So thank you again for a great training.”

--- Josh K., July 2015 Vancouver EFT Externship Participant

North American Workshops and Training
For Professionals   For the Public

International Workshops & Training

Descriptions and prerequistes for our Externship and Core Skills training can be seen by clicking either link.

 

NORTH AMERICAN WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

For Professionals

2018 Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy - Vancouver, BC

July 9th - 12th, 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm (Each day)

Location: Canadian Memorial Centre for Peace
1825 West 16th Ave, Vancouver BC

Presented by: Veronica Kallos-Lilly & Yolanda von Hockauf

Cost: 950.00

Student Rate: 650.00 with valid proof of full time student status at the time of the training.

Note: Only mail-in registration available for student fee.

Sorry, this training is now full; please call the office if you'd like to be put on the cancellation wait list.

EFT Community Meetings

Community meetings are open to any practicing therapist who has taken the Externship training.

Date: July 26th, 2018

More meeting dates will be posted in the near future, so please keep checking back.

Location: #270 - 828 West 8th Ave, Vancouver BC

Facilitated by: Richard Harrison

More information to come soon, so stay tuned!

Cost: 10.00

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: An Attachment Perspective on Relationship Difficulties

A Two Day Workshop

October 4th & 5th, 2018
From 8:30am - 4:30pm

Location: Lethbridge, AB

Presented by: Richard Harrison

For more information, click here.
To register, contact Brad Moser at the Family Centre.

Vancouver Core Skills Advanced Training
(8 days - each day from 9:00am - 4:30pm)

October 25th & 26th, 2018 ~ Session 1
November 29th & 30th, 2018 ~ Session 2
January 24th & 25th, 2019 ~ Session 3
March 7th & 8th, 2019 ~ Session 4

Location: VCFI - #270 - 828 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC

Facilitated by: Veronica Kallos-Lilly & Yolanda von Hockauf

For more information, click here.

Cost: 1700.00

Register by mail 
EFT for Individuals: Advance Your Skills
A two day workshop

October 29th & 30th, 2018

Location: Calgary, AB

Facilitated by: Veronica Kallos-Lilly

For more information on cost and how to register for either or both workshops, click here to contact Lucy Pascal.

2018 Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy - Calgary, AB

November 12th - 15th, 2018

Location: Calgary, AB

Facilitated by: Veronica Kallos-Lilly

For more information on cost and how to register, click here to contact Lucy Pascal.

For the Public

Cantonese Hold Me Tight® Couples Program for Professional Helpers and their Partners

June 11th and 12th, 2018
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: 3883 Triumph Street, Burnaby

Facilitator: Dr. Tat-Ying Wong

For more information, or to register, please contact:

David Chan
CCM Linkage Counselling
604-629-2266
or
Selina Ma
Embrace Counselling Services Centre
604-728-2287

Cantonese Hold Me Tight® Couples Program for Lay Couples

June 13th and 14th, 2018
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Location: 160-6391 Westminster Hwy, Richmond

Facilitator: Dr. Tat-Ying Wong

For more information, or to register, please contact:

David Chan
CCM Linkage Counselling
604-629-2266
or
Selina Ma
Embrace Counselling Services Centre
604-728-2287

Hold Me Tight® Couple's Workshop Series
is a trademark to Sue Johnson

Fall: Sunday November 4th & Sunday November 18th, 2018

Cost: $650 per couple (CDN funds)
Included! Your own copy of "Hold Me Tight" by Sue Johnson

All workshops run from 9:00am - 5:00pm, with breaks.

Location: VCFI, Vancouver BC
*Please note that there will be a change of venue should the capacity exceed VCFI's limits. All participants will be notified in this case*

Facilitators: Dr. Carol Flynn, Dr. Jennifer Pringle, Yolanda von Hockauf, RMFT, Dr. Rotem Regev and Dr. Richard Harrison

For more information or to register click here. If you would like help determining if this workshop is for you, you can call the office and speak to one of the facilitators.

Find a HMT Workshop Near You

Click here for a list of Hold Me Tight® Workshops organized by date and location.


INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING

EFT Plus: The Worlds of Pursuers and Withdrawers

September 14-15, 2018

Location: Oisterwijk, the Netherlands

Presented by: Yolanda von Hockauf

For more information and to register, click here.

EFT With Individuals

September 17-18, 2018

Location: Oisterwijk, the Netherlands

Presented by: Yolanda von Hockauf

For more information and to register, click here.


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MORE INFORMATION ON:

Externship in the Fundamentals

  • Prerequisite:  Graduate degree in counselling-related field, or nearing completion

This four day training provides an in-depth overview of the EFT model. Didactic presentations, case examples and demonstration videos, small group exercises and discussions will provide participants with an engaging learning experience. A further highlight is a live on-site therapy session by one of the trainers (dependent on a referral of a suitable couple by participants).

Participants will learn the theoretical underpinnings of Emotionally Focused Therapy, as well as how to:

  • Assess couples’ suitability for EFT
  • Work through the 9 steps of EFT
  • Elicit and work with emotion as it occurs in the sessions
  • Work through blocks in therapy
  • Develop specific interventions to help couples reprocess negative affect and foster a more secure bond

Fee:  $925.00 
Included in the fee is a $40 manual and collection of journal articles from the International Centre for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT).

 

Core Skills Training

  • Prerequisite:  EFT Externship attended in person

In this small group experience, participants will have the opportunity to share their work throughout the training, with the focus on developing a deeper clinical understanding of the EFT model and the related skills.  Through observing and discussing the work of the facilitators and group members, and with the use of role plays, the three stages and nine steps are covered in detail.  The tone of the group is one of safety and supportiveness, to optimize learning.

Participants will learn to:

  • Use an attachment framework
  • Track and deepen emotion in the here and now
  • Create bonding events
  • Practice the interventions that create change in EFT

Therapists must have an active caseload of couples and be prepared to share their work at least once, in the preferred video format but audio format would be acceptable in certain situations.

Group size is limited to 12.

Fee:  $1700.00

EFT Externships and Advanced Core Skills trainings are designed for mental health professionals and trainees. Participants are required to note their professional affiliation on registration.

 

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Meet our Certified EFT Supervisors
(click on a photo to read more)

Richard HarrisonVeronica Kallos-LillyYolanda von Hockauf

Available by request:

Clinical Consultation

VCFI Supervisors are registered with the International Centre for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT).

Face to face supervision

Long-distance supervision (use of internet and other web technology arranged between supervisor and therapist)

Pair supervision

Group supervision

For more information about clinical consultations click here to send us an inquiry or call us at 604.677.3286, ext 500.

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