Core Skills Agenda

DAY 1

9:00-10:30

I. Overview and Introductions 


II. EFT Therapeutic Alliance, Therapist tasks, Informed consent, atunement and repair

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

III. EFT Assessment, Counter-indications, 3 A’s, Individual and couple assessment, assessment of intimate partner violence. Assessment as ongoing process of assessing the couple’s cycle in therapy

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

IV. Step 2 – Mapping the Negative Cycle Step 2 EFT Interventions

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

V. Step 2 Exercises and Role Plays

 

DAY 2

9:00-10:30

I. Live couple demonstration, Processing, Q&A and feedback to live couple

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

II. Step 3 – Accessing Primary Emotion, Step 3 EFT Interventions

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

III. Participant Case Consultations with video reviews to continue Stage 1 teaching

IV. Step 3 Exercises and Role Plays

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

V. Closing Review, Assessment, and Exercise

 

DAY 3

9:00-10:30

I. Overview and Check In’s

II. Review and Problem Solving for Step 1, Alliance and Assessment

III. Review and Problem Solving for Step 2, Mapping the Negative Cycle

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

IV. Step 2 Role Plays, Processing of Role Plays

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

V. Review and Problem Solving for Step 3, Accessing Primary Emotion, Working with Challenging Couples

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

VI. Step 3 Exercises and Role Plays

 

DAY 4

9:00-10:30

I. Live couple demonstration, Processing, Q&A and feedback to live couple

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

II. Participant Case Consultations with video reviews to continue Stage 1 teaching

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

III. Step 4 in EFT – Reframing the problem as the cycle, Accessing attachment needs, Step 4 EFT Interventions

IV. Step 4 Exercises and Role Plays

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

V. Closing Review, Assessment, and Exercise

 

DAY 5

9:00-10:30

I. Overview and Check In’s

II. Review and Problem Solving, Steps 1-4

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

III. Step 5, Working with the Withdrawer, Accessing disowned needs and aspects of self, Step 5 EFT Interventions

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

IV. Step 5 Exercises and Role Plays

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

V. Step 6, Working with the Pursuer, Promoting acceptance of partner’s experience, aspects of self, and new ways of interacting, Step 6 EFT Interventions

 

DAY 6

9:00-10:30

I. Live couple demonstration, Processing, Q&A and feedback to live couple

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

II. Participant Case Consultations with video reviews to continue Stage 2 teaching

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

III. Step 7, Working with the Withdrawer, Expression of needs and wants, Step 7 EFT Interventions

IV. Step 5-7 Role Plays

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

V. Closing Review, Assessment, and Exercise

 

DAY 7

9:00-10:30

I. Overview and Check In’s

II. Review and Problem Solving, Steps 5-7, working with the withdrawer

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

III. Step 5, Working with the Blamer, Accessing disowned needs and aspects of self, Blamer softening compared to withdrawer reengagement

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

IV. Step 5 Exercises and Role Plays

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

V. Step 6, Working with the Withdrawer, Promoting acceptance of partner’s experience, aspects of self, and new ways of interacting

 

DAY 8

9:00-10:30

I. Live couple demonstration, Processing, Q&A and feedback to live couple

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:00

II. Participant Case Consultations with video reviews to continue Stage 2 teaching

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30

III. Step 7, Working with the Pursuer, Expression of needs and wants

IV. Step 5-7 Role Plays

2:30-2:45 Break

2:45-4:00

V. Steps 8-9 of EFT, Consolidation of Change

VI. Closing Review, Assessment, and Exercise