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EFIT Essentials

Immersive 4-Day Training Experience, Core EFIT Certification Training

Unlock the power of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with individuals with our comprehensive EFIT Essentials Training. This transformative program is meticulously structured to provide participants with a robust foundation and advanced understanding of the EFIT model, deeply rooted within the framework of attachment science.

What is EFIT Essentials

Our 4-day intensive training, totaling 24 hours, offers a unique blend of theoretical instruction and experiential exercises. Designed to cater to both novice practitioners and seasoned therapists, the EFIT Essentials Training aims to equip participants with the necessary tools to proficiently apply the EFIT model in their clinical practice.

What to Expect

Throughout the training, participants will embark on a journey delving into the core principles and interventions of Emotionally Focused Therapy with individuals. Led by experienced facilitators, our program provides a safe and supportive environment for exploration and growth.

What will I learn

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the EFIT model and its empirical foundations.

  • Explore the intricacies of individual emotional processing and change within an attachment science framework.

  • Develop practical skills in applying EFIT interventions to enhance therapeutic outcomes.

  • Cultivate attunement and responsiveness as EFIT therapists through experiential learning opportunities.

  • Adopt an attachment humanistic perspective on clients, problems and interventions

  • Discover and distill core emotional experiences and promote emotional balance

  • Choreograph dramas that expand the self and open engagement with others

  • Integrate corrective emotional experiences into models of self and other

  • Validate the client’s sense of competence and worth in every session.

Who Should Attend

EFIT Essentials training offers a dynamic and immersive professional development experience, designed to equip psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, licensed professional counselors, psychologists, and other mental health professionals with the fundamental skills and knowledge essential for proficient EFIT (Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy) practice. 


Requests to cancel registration must be submitted in writing to Cancellation requests received prior to 30 days before the event will be refunded minus a $50 administration fee. Cancellations received 30 days or less before an event will receive a full credit of the paid registration toward a future ACEFT sponsored event, valid for up to 2 years from date of cancellation. 

Grievance Policy

ACEFT seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to ACEFT at  Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. 

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