Emotion Focused Therapy Foundations – May 2024 – Online

An Introduction to Emotion Focused Therapy

A single-day introduction to EFT: an effective, evidence-based approach to containing, understanding, & transforming emotions.

In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the origins, evidence-base, and central philosophy of EFT, covering topics including emotion theory, creating an alliance, advanced empathic attunement, process formulation, developing a collaborative focus, identifying markers of underlying affective/cognitive problems, and using Grounding and Safe Place strategies.

This live, online, practical and experiential workshop will also include a live demonstration and opportunities to take part in triad work.

Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) is a humanistic, process-orientated, evidence-based approach that has been shown to be effective in the treatment of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, PTSD, Complex PTSD, and trauma.

Via Zoom (link will be emailed to participants)

Time:  9:30am – 5:00pm


Dr Lou Cooper (she/they) - Lead Trainer

Lou is a Counselling Psychologist and the Lead Trainer of the Australian Institute of Emotion Focused Therapy, accredited as a practitioner and trainer by the International Society for Emotion Focused Therapy (isEFT). She is the Director of Talking Emotions, a private practice based in Fitzroy specialising in EFT. For many years Lou has facilitated training in LGBTQ-inclusive practice, trauma-informed practice, and mental health in the workplace.

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