*EFT Advanced Workshop – Honolulu, HI March 9, 2019

Common Problems in the Practice of EFT: Advanced Workshop

Dates: March 9, 2019
Price: $200
Presented by Gail Palmer, MSW, RMFT, Certified EFT Trainer and ICEEFT Co-Director, with support from Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen.
Times: 9am-5:00p
Location: Manoa Innovation Center
2800 Woodlawn Dr.
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

Co-Hosted By:  Dr. Cindy Zane and Hawaii Community for EFT 

This EFT Consultation Day will address common stuck spots that EFT therapists face. Through video examples, consultation, and practice you will experience how to face difficult junctures and successfully navigate them.
Join us to grow and develop your EFT skills.

This master class is intended to help you engage and move smoothly  through difficult spots like working with shut-down withdrawers, strident pursuers, highly escalated couples, or issues related to therapist reactivity.

Safe, fun and experiential learning designed for therapists who’ve had EFT training and want to advance their skills.

A workshop designed to accelerate your agility and ability when you hit those tough spots. 

Learning Objectives

  • This program offers practical strategies to work with the common difficulties in helping couples continue movement through the EFT change events.
  • Learn how to utilize EFT interventions to work with shut-down withdrawers.
  • Learn how to move past enactment blocks.
  • Review and practice skills to manage highly escalated couples.
  • You can be more confident as you support couples in developing a secure attachment and happy relationships.
Gail Palmer, EFFT Co-Developer

Gail Palmer, ICCEFT Co-Director


Gail Palmer, (RMFT, MSW) is one of the Founding Members of the Ottawa Couple and Family Institute and Co-Director of the International Center of Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy.  She holds a Masters degree in Social Work and is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist in Canada. Over the past 30 years, Gail has worked closely with Dr. Sue Johnson, creator of Emotionally Focused Therapy, and is an experienced supervisor and trainer in EFT. She currently offers workshops, externships and core skills trainings to mental health professionals in a variety of different settings across the world. She chairs the ICEEFT Education Committee and is responsible for mentoring and training EFT trainers internationally. Gail is an adjunct faculty member at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada and a sessional lecturer at Oxford University, Oxford, England.

Gail has a particular interest in applying the model with work with families. For the past decade, Gail has been one of the lead EFT trainers who have developed and expanded on Sue Johnson’s EFFT method as described in Johnson, S.M. (2004) The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection. New York, NY: Brunner Routledge. This work has included EFFT trainings across North America, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand, presentations at EFT summits, workshops at the Networker and AAMFT, 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.

Rebecca Jorgensen, Ph.D., Certified EFT Trainer

Dr. Jorgensen did her training in Emotionally Focused Therapy with Dr. Sue Johnson. She is Co-Founder and Director at the Training and Research Institute the San Diego Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy. She maintains a clinical practice specializing in Intensive Couple Therapy, in conjunction with advancing online education and training on attachment and EFT at her office in Baja California (Mexico). You will often find her doing webcasts, webinars and hanging out on various virtual platforms. You can follow her on FB and Twitter where she supports professionals learning EFT and couples who want to be strengthen their relationships.

Becca is passionate about advancing education and training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. She offers to Hold Me Tight© for Therapists around the globe and has two best selling training videos, Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Complete Treatment and Emotionally Focused Therapy: Step by Step.

Disclaimer, Refund, Policy Cancellation Policy Agreement*

Disclaimer & Refund/Cancellation Policy:  If you need to cancel please contact Iris or Cathy at help@trieft.org  Registrations are refundable up to 20 days before the event minus a 20% admin fee.  Payment can be made online or by mail. This is a non-hosted or sponsored National Marriage Seminars training. The individual or entity that made the arrangements to attend a Connect Couples Therapy hosted event agrees to hold harmless National Marriage Seminars, Inc., its directors, and employees from any and all liability associated with this training.

CE’s: CE’s are NOT included in the price of these workshops, however, they will be available for purchase at the event.

Grievance Policy: It is the mission of National Marriage Seminars of America to find presenters who serve as a gateway to enhance clinical skills and to produce and distribute their work with integrity. We also believe in creating a learning environment that respects the diversity our attendees bring to these events. If you are dissatisfied with your experience, please email us at admin@nationalmarriageseminars.com or contact us via phone at 813-960-0001 to further discuss your concerns.

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