ChicagoEFT supports therapists by providing training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), building the local community of skilled EFT practitioners, and helping connect couples, families and individuals with skilled EFT therapists. ChicagoEFT is a member of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT). ChicagoEFT is learning to become more welcoming and safe for all therapists and clients. Read about our stance on diversity HERE.

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Statement Against Hate Crimes

Dear Colleagues, We stand in solidarity today and every day with the Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities who have experienced a significant ...

Next Steps Emerging from the Community Conversations

Dear ChicagoEFT Community, We want to thank all of you who joined us for our two community-wide conversations, “Centering Marginalized Voices & Creating Opp...

Reflection on the July 2020 Listening Session

As someone wrote in an evaluation, this event was not a passive listening gathering. It was an experience in which Cadmona and Rachel created a safe space for a...

Dr. Sue Johnson is one of the originators and the main proponent of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT).  She is also the director of the International Centre for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT).  ChicagoEFT is a member of ICEEFT, and is immensely grateful to Dr Johnson for her relentless development of this evidence-based approach to therapy.

Dr Johnson is a clinical psychologist, researcher, and professor. She presents and writes on attachment and bonding, the science of love, interventions to repair relationships, and the application of EFT to working with couples and individuals.

Chicago EFT is affiliated with the International Centre for Excellence in EFT.

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