School of Education

Emotion-Focused Therapy Training - Level 1

Run by the Centre for Research in Human Flourishing, School of Education

We are pleased to announce our next Emotion-Focussed Therapy, Level 1 Training on 4-7 September 2017.

The training will be facilitated by Robert Elliott , University of Strathclyde.

Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) is a humanistic, evidence-based form of psychotherapy/counselling that integrates person-centred and gestalt therapies, with particular relevance to working with depression, trauma, and anxiety difficulties. It has gained international recognition through the work of Les Greenberg, Laura Rice, Robert Elliott, Jeanne Watson, Rhonda Goldman, Sandra Paivio, Antonio Pascual-Leone and others. More recently, it has attracted attention in the UK as one of the sources of the Counselling for Depression (CfD) model. 

This is the second Level 1 EFT training to be offered at the University of Nottingham. It is a professional training open to qualified counsellors and psychotherapists. It will provide participants with grounding in the theory and skills required to work more effectively with emotion in psychotherapy. Participants will receive in-depth skills training through a combination of brief lectures, video demonstrations, live modelling, case discussions, and supervised role-playing practice.

This training is open to post-training counsellors and psychotherapists, preferably with a background in person-centred or humanistic counselling or psychotherapy. Psychodynamic, CBT and family systems therapists may also find it useful, especially if they have well-developed empathy skills. This training will provide all therapists with an opportunity to develop their therapeutic skills and interests, and provides the first step toward certification as an EFT therapist under the guidelines of the International Society for Emotion-Focused Therapy (ISEFT).

Further training requires EFT Level 2 and personal supervision of practice by an accredited EFT supervisor; it may also require additional empathy training.

The cost for the four day training session is £595 (including lunch) - parking charges apply.

Bookings will be taken through our online store. You will need a credit/debit card to pay and register.

Book your EFT training place

Please contact David Murphy for any other queries.


Posted on Monday 26th June 2017

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