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Emotionally Focused family Therapy (Level 1) – Apr, 2023

Over two-days, you’ll learn EFT’s transformative approach to restore connection and strengthen resilience in families. Help clients to grow, deepen bonds, and improve relationships across generations with EFFT.

2 Day
Event Schedule

Day 1: 
Thursday Apr 13, 2023
Day 2: 
Friday Apr 14, 2023

Event Time
by Time Zone

Pacific: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Mountain: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Central: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Eastern: 11:00am – 6:00pm

Become the therapist you want to be! Register today.

Scholarships are available for those in need.


Apr 13 - 14 2023




  • James Furrow
    James Furrow
    ICEEFT Certified Trainer

    James L Furrow, Ph.D., is a recognized leader and contributor to the practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with couples and families. He is contributing author and editor to five EFT texts including Emotionally Focus Family Therapy: Restoring Connection and Promoting Resilience and Becoming an Emotionally Focused Therapist: The Workbook. His research on couple therapy, positive youth development and spirituality are featured in leading professional journals. He is a clinical fellow and an approved supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and a Certified Family Life Educator. Jim is an ICEEFT certified EFT therapist, supervisor, and trainer. He resides in Seattle Washington.

  • Lisa Palmer-Olsen
    Lisa Palmer-Olsen
    ICEEFT Certified Trainer

    Lisa is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified EFT Trainer and Supervisor and AAMFT Supervisor. She has a full time private practice in San Diego, CA where she works with couples and families specializing in trauma and relationship betrayals. Lisa is the co-founder and Director of Renova San Diego a non profit organization supporting training and direct clinical service in the SD Community using the Emotionally Focused Therapy Model.

    Lisa is also heavily invested and active in the world of EFT training and supervision She runs the Supervisor’s Collaborative and completed her dissertation with Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr. Scott Woolley about the EFT Supervision Model. For more information please go to DrLisaPalmerOlsen.Com or

  • C.E. Credits:

    We work with two different CE providers. If you wish to obtain CEs, please contact and pay the relevant provider directly. Purchase links and contact information can be found on our FAQ page.

    APA-approved CEs are sold by TRIEFT – Alliant International University.

    NYSED-approved CEs, as well as a few others (please peruse their CE language) are available from R Cassidy Seminars.

  • Required Reading:
    • Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Restoring Connection and Promoting Resilience” by James L. Furrow, Gail Palmer, Susan M. Johnson, George Faller, Lisa Palmer-Olsen, 2019.
  • Recommended Reading:
    • "Attachment Theory in Practice: Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with Individuals, Couples, and Families" by Dr. Susan M. Johnson, 2019.
    • "Becoming an Emotionally Focused Therapist: The Workbook (2nd Edition)" by James L. Furrow, Susan M. Johnson, Brent Bradley, Lorrie L. Brubacher, T. Leanne Campbell, Veronica Kallos-Lilly, Gail Palmer, Kathryn Rheem, Scott R. Woolley, 2022.

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