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Mon, Oct 02


Crossroads Community Church

4-day EFT Externship in Nampa, Idaho

Join Dr. Teri Murphy for this 4-day Introduction to Emotionally Focused Therapy. 28 CEs are available through NBCC at no additional cost. Training will take place on October 2 - 5, 2023 from 9:00am - 5:00pm MST in Nampa, ID

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4-day EFT Externship in Nampa, Idaho
4-day EFT Externship in Nampa, Idaho

Time & Location

Oct 02, 2023, 9:00 AM MDT – Oct 05, 2023, 5:00 PM MDT

Crossroads Community Church, 4170 E Amity Ave, Nampa, ID 83687, USA

About the Event

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

By proceeding, you agree to the following statements:

*I have the educational training, qualifications, and professional credentials to practice as a mental health professional in the area where I live or I am in a formal training program or supervised internship as a mental health professional (Pastoral Counselors are permitted).

*I agree not to records any part of this training in any format (audio, video, etc...).  Personal notes of a non-confidential nature are permitted.

*I agree to keep confidential the personal identifying information of case material shared in this training.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe 3 modalities of EFT therapy from the perspective of attachment science – EFIT, EFCT and EFFT.
  2. Describe 5 features of relationship distress.
  3. Describe 2 causes of relationship distress.
  4. Describe 7 basic features of Attachment Theory.
  5. Identify 3 ways attachment theory informs working with couples, families, and individuals in EFT.
  6. Explain 2 key features of each of the systemic and experiential elements of EFT.
  7. Discuss 7 key features of the macro interventions of EFT, called the EFT Tango.
  8. Describe 3 change factors involved in moving from distress to recovery.
  9. Identify the 3 Stages and 9 process Steps of EFT.
  10. Demonstrate 2 ways that basic empathy and reflection of inner and between dramas are central to the therapeutic process in EFT.
  11. Identify and demonstrate 3 basic assessment skills in EFT.
  12. Describe and demonstrate 4 skills to create a therapeutic alliance: empathic attunement, validation, acceptance, genuineness.
  13. Discuss 2 applications of the EFT Tango in Stage 1 of EFT.
  14. Demonstrate 1 way to enter the experience of partners to find out how each construct his/her experience of their relationship.
  15. Demonstrate 2 skills to track and frame the sequences of interaction that perpetuate distress and disconnection.
  16. Discuss 2 ways to describe a couple’s negative cycle of interaction (e.g., pursue/withdraw) while emphasizing attachment needs such as closeness, connection, fear of loss.)
  17. Identify 3 aspects of assessment, using the EFT Tango with individuals in Stage 1.
  18. Identify 4 ways that systemic and experiential theories that underlie EFT interventions.
  19. Identify and demonstrate at least 3 basic EFT interventions for assembling and deepening emotion, such as reflection, validation, evocative responding, empathic conjecture, and heightening.
  20. Demonstrate how to use 4 elements of RISSSC to heighten emotional experience.
  21. Identify and discuss 4 elements of facilitating Stage 2 encounters (distilling, deepening, disclosing, processing – Tango Moves 2, 3 and 4 combined).
  22. Describe 2 ways the interventions combine to facilitate change events.
  23. Describe 3 change events in EFT for couples: de-escalation, withdrawer engagement and pursuer softening.
  24. Discuss 3 skills to evoke, assemble, and deepen emotional experience
  25. Demonstrate 2 skills for facilitating acceptance (Move 4 of the EFT Tango).
  26. Identify and explain 1 Stage 2 change event using enactments / encounters.
  27. Assess 5 of the EFT Tango moves as applied to individuals in EFIT.
  28. Explain 1 defining feature of an attachment injury from an attachment theoretical perspective.
  29. Identify 4 steps of interaction toward resolving attachment injuries and rebuilding trust.
  30. Describe 3 key interventions with escalated couples.
  31. Critique 2 key elements in the EFT approach to managing comorbidities such as depression and sexual dysfunction.
  32. Plan 4 elements of the process for becoming an EFT Therapist that have personal relevance.

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