NEW YORK CENTER FOR EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY


NYCEFT EFT ACCESS PROGRAM EXTERNSHIP

  • 27 Mar 2017
  • 9:00 AM
  • 30 Mar 2017
  • 5:00 PM
  • UJA Federation 130 E 59th St New York, NY
  • 7

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EFT Access Externship

Four Day Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy 

Through a combination of lecture, videotape, observation of live interviews and exercises, participants will learn to identify the basic stages and steps of Emotionally Focused Therapy and to help couples recognize and deescalate problematic cycles of interaction.  Participants will also learn to help couples create or restore the emotional bond between them once the negative cycle, and the attachment needs that drive it, has been understood.

Sue Johnson’s second edition of The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Creating Connections, is recommended reading for all participants.

WHEN: March 27-30, 2017.

TRAINERS: Zoya Simakhodskaya, Elana Katz, and George Faller

GEORGE FALLER, LMFT 

is a retired Lieutenant of the NYC Fire Department, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in New York and Connecticut and an Approved Supervisor for AAMFT. He is the founder and president of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy. As an EFT Trainer, George teaches several classes at Ackerman Institute for the Family and is the director of training at the Center for Hope and Renewal in Greenwich, CT. The experience George brings to the EFT community is vast, as he works as a marriage consultant and conference leader to the US Military, FDNY, Wall Street executives, and trains therapists across the U.S. and abroad. Specializing in trauma, EFFT, and self-of-the-therapist issues, George is committed to bringing EFT to underprivileged populations and pushing the leading edge of EFT.

ZOYA SIMAKHODSKAYA, PH.D.

is a licensed psychologist and certified EFT therapist, supervisor and trainer. She has a full-time practice in Chelsea, NY with adults and couples, specializing in cross-cultural and bilingual population. Zoya is one of the founding members, Vice President of the Board of Directors and Chair of Education Committee for NYCEFT. In addition to her psychotherapy practice, Zoya has many years of experience providing crisis intervention in a psychiatric emergency service. She continues to teach as a voluntary faculty at NYU School of Medicine, CUNY and Rutgers University. Zoya presents and teaches nationally on EFT and now is bringing EFT training to therapists in Russia and Italy. She loves helping therapists master EFT model and get through their learning blocks.  She has particular interest in intersection of EFT and sexuality.

ELANA KATZ, LCSW, LMFT

is a certified EFT therapist, supervisor and trainer, is a senior faculty member at the Ackerman Institute for the Family where she supervises advanced family therapy trainees and directs the family mediation program. Her private practice is in Manhattan. A member of the American Family Therapy Academy and a board member of the New York Association for Collaborative Professionals, she has presented her work both nationally and internationally, and has been quoted by the New York Times, the Associated Press, National Public Radio and other media outlets.

COST: $250 (typically $1050)

COORDINATOR: Katherine Stavrianopoulos, Ph.D. and supported by NYCEFT Supervisors.

LOCATION: UJA Federation, 130 E 59th St Manhattan

Eligibility:

  • minimum half time employment in an agency providing clinical services to underserved populations

  • at least one third of clinical work includes couples or family therapy or evidence intention and support from administration for establishing such services in the future
  • salary of $60,000 or less for full time employment
  • commitment to continue providing EFT to underserved population after training
  • Exceptions to these criteria will be made on individual basis.

Application:

Please fill out an application to your left.  Once approved, you will receive an invoice.

Please contact Katherine Stavrianopoulos for more information regarding the program - kathstav@gmail.com.

This event is co-sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars

Satisfactory Completion

Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Psychologists

R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists.  R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. (28) CE hours

Psychoanalysts

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (28) clock hours.

Social Workers

R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: April 15, 2015-April 15, 2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive (28) continuing education clock hours.

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for (28) contact hours live 

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (28) clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.

IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. (28) hours.

NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (28) contact hours.

NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (28) contact hours.

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (28) clock hours, #RCST110701

TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. Provider #151 (28) CE hours.

Creative Arts Therapists

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0005. (28) contact hours

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 10 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

For more information visit: https://www.academeca.com/CEUReg/SeminarInfo.aspx?seminarId=1505

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