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2024 April | EFFT Essentials

Register for “EFFT Essentials” (Emotionally Focused Family Therapy)

This event has sold out! At this time , your options are:
Register for July’s “EFFT Essentials”
Join the waitlist for this event – contact us
If you only need Level 2, register for “PreRecorded Level 2

Essentials: 4 Day Event

Monday, Apr. 22, 2024
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2024
Monday, Apr. 29, 2024
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2024

Level 2 only: 2 Day Event

Monday, Apr. 29, 2024
Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2024

Daily Schedule

6hr training + 40min lunch + two 10min breaks

Event Time by North American Time Zone

Pacific: 7:00am – 2:00pm
Mountain: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Central: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Eastern: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Become the therapist you want to be! Register today.

If you have completed EFFT Level 1 and require Level 2 only, you may register for April 29 & 30 with the “Level 2 only” ticket type, below.
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The Level 2 only Student ticket sales has ended!


Apr 22 - 30 2024






  • Gail Palmer
    Gail Palmer
    ICEEFT Certified Trainer

    Gail Palmer, RMFT, MSW is one of the founding members of the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute and Vice President of the International Centre of Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy. She holds a Masters degree in Social Work and is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist in Canada. For over 30 years, Gail has worked closely with Dr. Sue Johnson, creator of Emotionally Focused Therapy, and is an experienced trainer and supervisor in EFT. She currently offers workshops, externships and core skills trainings to mental health professionals in a variety of different settings across the world.

    Gail has a particular interest in applying the model with work with families. She has co-authored the seminal EFFT text Emotionally Focused Therapy, Restoring Connection and Promoting Resilience, 2019. Her work has included EFFT trainings across North America, Europe and Australia/New Zealand, presentations at EFT summits, international conferences, publications in the EFFT workbook and casebook, articles in professional journals and the ICEEFT newsletter. Professionally, Gail’s primary passion is to help therapists who are both new to EFT and trained in EFT, to bring the powerful interventions and skills of this model to the family therapy room.

  • 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.

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