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Professional Development in Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, Taupo

Professional Development in the Waikato

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Introduction to Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Presenter: Heike McCahon
Heike McCahon 2018This 2-day Intro to EFT workshop will help therapists work much more effectively with their couples. Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples:
  • is a short term, focused treatment that blends family systems and experiential approaches to therapy with attachment theory
  • has strong empirical evidence for positive client outcomes
  • reflects the most recent research on the nature of relationship distress, of adult love, and of emotion
  • s at the leading/emergent edge of relationship therapy internationally.

What you will learn in the workshop:
  • A clear roadmap of the steps and stages of EFT couples counselling
  • Strategies to repair a distressed relationship
  • Understanding relationship distress through an attachment lens
  • Key interventions which will help heal couples in your clinical practice
  • Slowing distressed couples down to create safety in a session
  • Giving hope by helping partners gain insight into their distressing negative cycle of interaction
  • Creating moments of connection for a couple - the antidote to stress and disconnection

Heike McCahon, M.A, Dip.Teaching Dip.Counselling, (MNZAC, ICEEFT) has been a therapist and tutor for 30 years and has great passion working with couples. Heike is an Emotionally Focused Therapy Certified Therapist and Supervisor, living in Christchurch.
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When: 7-8 September 2018, 9.30 am - 5.30 pm
Where: The Western Community Centre, 46 Hyde Avenue, Hamilton
Cost: $300. Early bird $275 if paid by 28th August 2018.
To register:  arrow-10online