Hawaii: Dec 13-16, 2017


Couples Therapy Does Work!

When You Know The New Science of Love

This is an official Externship, endorsed by the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and brought to you by TRI EFT Alliant and Alliant International University.

Attending this externship is the first step to being listed at the EFT website, where couples are going to find trained couple therapists. Attending this externship is also a step towards becoming a certified EFT therapist. For further details about the certification process please refer to Susan Johnson’s International Centre for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT).

In this Externship, you will learn to:

  • see marital distress from an attachment perspective
  • help partners reprocess the emotional responses that maintain marital distress
  • shape key new interaction and bonding events and,
  • overcome therapeutic impasses.

You will also see EFT in action during live consultation sessions with real couples.  The consultations sessions are always a big highlight

Transform The Way You Work With Couples And Your Practice

– Earn 28 CEU’s in 4 days* 

Here’s what people are saying about it: “This is by far the best educational training I have ever been to. I feel much more competent & confident in using the EFT approach.”

Endorsed by Model Originator, Susan M. Johnson

Dr. Sue Johnson

“The most original contributor to couples therapy to come along in the last 30 years..” William Doherty, Ph.D.

“It has been a privilege to learn from the master. Your authenticity, realness and spunk is incredible.”

“Sue’s humor, emotion and performance skills are such powerful teaching instruments.”

Sue Johnson is Director of the International Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy and Distinguished Research Professor at Alliant University in San Diego, California as well as Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. She has received numerous honors for her work, including the Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Couple and Family Therapy Award from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and the Research in Family Therapy Award from the American Family Therapy Academy. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Johnson’s best known professional books include, The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection (2004), Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy with Trauma Survivors (2002), and Becoming an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist: The Workbook (2005). She also has a popular press book, Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love. She trains counselors in EFT worldwide and consults to Veterans Affairs, the U.S. and Canadian military and New York City Fire Department.

Meet Your Trainer
Rebecca Jorgensen, PhD

Rebecca Jorgensen

Dr. Rebecca Jorgensen

Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer
Becca is Director of Operations and Development at the Training and Research Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy (TRI EFT) and founder and director of the Attachment Advancement Institute.

Becca is best known for providing EFT training and support, online and in-person, and for her best selling video Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Complete Treatment. She facilitates the Hold Me Tight Workshop For Therapists and Their Partners in San Francisco as well as other national and international locations. She holds the Licenses of Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor and is a Certified Supervisor. She maintains a clinical practice in conjunction with advancing online education and training on attachment and Emotionally Focused Therapy.  

 With support from:


Dr. Priscilla Zynda Certified EFT Supervisor

Dr. Cindy Zane

Dr. Cindy Zane Your Local EFT Therapist

Anne Yates Certified EFT Supervisor

Anne Yates
Certified EFT Supervisor

Patrick Proctor EFT Supervisor

Patrick Proctor
EFT Supervisor

What a recent participant had to say:

Reference Materials for Study

“The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection”
Susan M. Johnson, 2nd Edition, 2004

“Becoming an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist: The Workbook”
Susan M. Johnson, et al, 2005


Manoa Innovation Center
2800 Woodlawn Drive
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

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December 13, 14, 15 and 16, 2017


9 to 5:15 Daily

About Pricing

We provide a limited number of seats for discounts on students, interns, and groups.

If you are registered as a students or interns you will need to verify your status at the event to gain your discounted entrance. Students must be full time and bring an official course schedule to the externship registration table for verification. Interns you will need to bring your proof of intern status and your intern number.

Students will receive a certificate of completion of the course rather than a CEU certificate.

For questions please contact Iris and Cathy at help@trieft.org


Please note: registration and payment are two separate processes. Your place in the Externship won’t be secured and you won’t receive confirmation until you have both registered and paid. 

Hawaii EFT Externship 2017

Complete registration for the 4-day Externship
  • I have the educational training, qualifications, and professional credentials to practice as a mental health professional in the area where I live OR I am in a formal training program or supervised internship to become a mental health professional.
  • I agree to keep confidential the personal identifying information of case material shared in the training. I agree to not record any part of this training in any format (audio, video, or visual). Personal written notes of non-confidential material are permitted.
  • After you "Submit" this registration, you will need to click on a payment link below. Then you will be taken to a Paypal gateway where you can provide credit card or PayPal credentials. We are delighted and honored that you will be joining us! Insert any comment or question here.

Licensed Professionals: Early Bird discount ($750)
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Student – Verification Required ($550) Ends 1 week before Externship begins.
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Intern – Verification Required ($650) Ends 1 week before Externship begins.
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Military – Verification Required ($650) Ends 1 week before Externship begins.
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Full Price ($850) After Oct 20, 2017
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If you prefer to pay via check or a credit card outside of PayPal, please contact Iris and Cathy at help@trieft.org

This event is co-sponsored with the support from  Alliant International University.

*Alliant International University is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Alliant International University is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing to provide continuing education for Nurses (provider #CEP11235). Alliant International University maintains responsibility for the program and its content.