2023 NYCEFT Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy – Agenda

Day 1:

9:00 – 10:00: Introduction to Couple Distress, Attachment Theory, Process of EFT

10:00 – 10:30: Introduction Role Play

10:30 – 11:00 – The Field of Couple therapy: The place of EFT; Basics of the EFT Model – Experiential and Systemic

11:00 – 11:15: Break

11:15 – 11:45: (Continued) The Field of Couple therapy: The place of EFT; Basics of the EFT Model – Experiential and Systemic

11:45 – 12:30: Role Play – Emotions, Still Face, Attachment Styles

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch

1:30 – 2:00: Homerooms

2:00 – 2:45: Theory of Relationships – Adult Attachment Theory

2:45 – 3:30: Overview of the Process of Change – Stages and Steps

3:30 – 3:45: Break

3:45 – 4:45: Role Play – Demon Dialogue

4:45 – 5:30 – Group Process Discussion


Day 2:

9:00 – 10:00: Stage 1 – Assessment and Alliance

10:00 – 11:00: Role Play – Assessment and Alliance

11:00 – 11:15 – Break

11:15 – 11:30: Group Process

11:30 – 12:30: Stage 1 Interventions

12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch

1:30 – 2:30: Homeroom

2:30 – 3:00: Role Play – Attachment History

3:00 – 3:30: Stage 1 (steps 3 & 4) – Attachment needs, tracking cycle

3:30 – 3:45: Break

3:45 – 4:30: (Continued) Stage 1 (steps 3 & 4) – Attachment needs, tracking cycle

4:30 – 5:15: Role Play – Reframing the Cycle

5:15 – 5:30: Group Process


Day 3:

9:00 – 9:30: Case Presentation: Live Session

9:30 – 11:00: Live Case Consultation

11:00 – 11:15: Break

11:15 – 11:30: Group Process/Discussion

11:45 – 12:30: Role Play – Tracking Pattern

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch

1:30 – 2:00: Homeroom

2:00 – 2:45: EFT Interventions and Change Events – Stage II

2:45 – 3:30: Positions in Pattern – Withdrawers

3:30 – 3:45: Break

3:45 – 4:00: Demo Role Play – Withdrawer Re-engagement

4:00 – 5:00: Role Play – Withdrawer Re-engagement

5:00 – 5:30: Group Process


Day 4:

9:00 – 9:30: Case Presentation: Live Session

9:30 – 11:00: Live Case Consultation

11:00 – 11:15: Break

11:15 – 11:45: Positions in Patterns – Pursuers

11:45 – 12:30: Demo & Role Play – Pursuer Softening

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch

1:30 – 2:00: Group Process – Homerooms

2:00 – 3:00: Stage 3, Special Topics, Attachment Injuries, Trauma, EFT with Individuals and Families, Addiction, Abuse, Affairs

3:00 – 3:30 – Becoming an EFT Therapist, training flow, community development – Group Discussion

3:30 – 3:45: Break

3:45 – 4:15 – Role Play – Positive Cycle

4:15 – 5:00: Group Process/Discussion/Final Q&A

5:00 – 5:30: Group Wrap-up/Saying Good-bye