Fundamentals of Emotionally Focused Therapy – Dec, 2023
1 Day Event
Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023
6.25hr training + 40min lunch + two 10min breaks
Event Time by North American Time Zone
Pacific: 7:00am – 2:15pm
Mountain: 8:00am – 3:15pm
Central: 9:00am – 4:15pm
Eastern: 10:00am – 5:15pm
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James L. Hawkins IIICEEFT Certified Trainer
Dr. James Hawkins, ‘Doc Hawk’, is a Licensed Counsellor with 11 years of experience and an ICEEFT certified trainer, supervisor, and therapist. He obtained a Master’s in Marriage and Family Counselling and a Ph.D. in Psychology and Counseling. He currently serves as a Clinical Coordinator at a non-profit counselling practice in Northwest Arkansas. James is the founder of Healing Conversations, a training program developed to equip organizations and communities to have productive conversations about race. He is the co-host of two podcasts, The Leading Edge in Emotionally Focused Therapy, and The Leading Edge: Transforming Leadership Through Attachment Science. James is a part of the online training program, successinvulnerability.com, developed to help EFT therapists and supervisors gain more focus in their clinical work. Doc Hawk brings a passion for helping individuals, couples, families, and communities in relational distress. James is married to his wife, Nicola and together they have five daughters.
Senem Zeytinoğlu SaydamICEEFT Certified Trainer
Dr. Senem Zeytinoğlu Saydam worked as an assistant professor at Ozyeğin University’s Department of Psychology and the program director of the its couple and family therapy masters program in İstanbul, Turkey until recently. Currently living in Toronto, Senem is a licensed marriage and family therapist, an AAMFT and CAMFT clinical fellow and AAMFT and CAMFT approved supervisor. She is a certified EFT therapist, supervisor and trainer. She holds a private practice where she sees individuals, couples and families and provides supervision to clinicians.
Senem received her Masters’ degree from Columbia University Teachers College in counseling psychology and her doctoral degree from Drexel University in couple and family therapy. Her dissertation was on experiences of parents raising a child with cleft lip and/or palate. She is the recipient of Ivan Boszormenyi-Nagy Social Justice Award from Drexel University. Her research and clinical interests include person of the therapist, couples issues, medical family therapy and coping with illness and trauma.
She is the co-founder and the president of Turkish Emotionally Focused Individual, Couple and Family Therapies Association. She is currently serving on the boards of Turkish Couple and Family Therapy Association and International Family Therapy Association.