EFT: Emotion Focused Therapy For Couples

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Bishop Robert E. Tracy Center (Catholic Life Center)
1800 S. Acadian Thruway
Baton Rouge  Louisiana  70808
United States
Workshop sponsored by LACSW

(6 Clinical CEUs-LCSW) (6 CE Contact Hrs.-LPC)

EFT is an empirically proven approach to couple's therapy, with more than 29 studies supporting its efficacy.  Developed by Dr. Sue Johnson (www.drsuejohnson.com), and supported by the esteemed researcher Dr. John Gottman, see www.iceeft.com for more info on EFT.  Join us for this overview of EFT and leave with concrete skills to take back into your couple's therapy work that is based on Attachment and bonding in a practical way.

Learning Goals & Objectives:

1. Participants will gain knowledge of EFT theory, goals, stages, steps and skills.

2. Participants will obtain knowledge of Attachment theory and how it is applied in EFT couple therapy.

3. Participants will have an understanding of how to develop a safe and secure alliance with each partner in the couple which is necessary to be effective using the EFT model.

4. Participants will learn skills to use in their practice to help couples begin to identify and to de-escalate their negative interactional cycles.


Steven K. Bordelon, LCSW, Certified EFT Therapist, and Supervisor Candidate in private practice in B.R.

Michele Louviere, LMFT, Certified EFT Therapist & Supervisor, Clinical Director, Celebration Hope Center, Metairie, La. 

Tanya Radecker MS, RN, LPC-S, NCC, Certified EFT Therapist & Supervisor, in private practice in New Orleans, LA

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