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Atlanta Community for

Emotionally Focused Therapy

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The Atlanta Community for Emotionally Focused Therapy (ACEFT) is a membership organization dedicated to advancing the practice and understanding of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).  ACEFT's mission is to transform the world one relationship at a time by harnessing the power of attachment bonds as a universal force for deep healing within everyday lives. The organization achieves this vision through various means:

  1. Training Opportunities: ACEFT offers training programs in Emotionally Focused Therapy, providing therapists with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement this therapeutic approach effectively.

  2. Community Building: ACEFT fosters communication and connection among therapists who are trained in EFT, creating a supportive network where members can share insights, experiences, and resources.

  3. Supporting Effective Practice: The organization encourages and supports therapists in the adherent and effective use of the EFT model, ensuring that practitioners can apply the approach with fidelity and proficiency.

  4. Promoting Awareness: ACEFT raises awareness of Emotionally Focused Therapy within both the general public and the therapeutic community, highlighting its efficacy in creating and sustaining secure relationships.

Through the dedication of its leadership team and member volunteers, ACEFT works tirelessly to fulfill its mission and realize its vision of a world where love serves as a catalyst for healing and connection.  ACEFT operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and was originally founded by ICEEFT Certified Trainer Michael Barnett, ED.S., LPC.

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"In EFT we don't heal relationships.  We create relationships that heal."

~ Dr. Sue Johnson

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Our Board of Directors

ACEFT President Becky Wofford


ACEFT President

Certified EFT Therapist

Clinical Director of Apraxis Center


Core Trainings Director

Certified EFT Therapist

Co-Founder of The Attached Counseling Collective

ACEFT Core Trainings Director Victoria Hicks.jpeg
ACEFT Events Coordinator Crystal Gillery


Events Director

Advanced EFT Training

Co-Founder of Cura For Couples


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Director

Advanced EFT Training

Co-Founder of Cura For Couples

ACEFT Diversity & Inclusion Director Dawn Swiney
ACEFT Communications Director Sarah Plyler


Promotions & Communications Director

Advanced EFT Training

Co-Founder of The Relationship House

Alex Peskin, LMFT


Advanced EFT Training

Co-Founder of The Relationship House

ACEFT Treasurer Alex Peskin
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