Purpose of EFT Core Skills: To build on the knowledge gained in the EFT Externship, gain confidence in the model, increase our own emotional presence in the room, apply EFT interventions within the stages and steps of EFT, and move in to deeper community with other therapists learning EFT.
1) Develop the skills and habit of using E.F.T. Emotional Interventions routinely with couples and families.
2) Develop the skills and habit of using E.F.T. Emotional Interventions with couples and families.
3) Develop and apply an attachment lens as a therapist within E.F.T. model.
4) Access and deepen emotional experience in session, including our own emotional experience and presence, to foster appropriate, applicable emotional work in Stages One and Two of E.F.T.
5) Experience in role-play practice, discussion, video examples both Stage One work, and Stage Two intrapsychic work leading to bonding events, the key change event in E.F.T.
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Dr. Alison Lee, C. Psych. is Vice President and co-founder of ICEEFT and of the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute where she works as a psychologist with couples and individual clients. She trained in couple therapy with Dr. Sue Johnson and has been doing EFT for over 20 years. With Gail Palmer, Alison developed the Core Skills Training model for therapists learning the EFT model. She is also one of the authors of Becoming an Emotionally Focused Therapist: The Workbook.
Alison is an EFT Trainer and has been an EFT Supervisor for many years. She is known for her warmth and her ability to foster a safe learning environment with her supervisees.