Chicago Core Skills 2021

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Thu, Apr 15, 2021 - Fri, Oct 15, 2021    
10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Bookings closed

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Chicago Core Skills 2021

Please carefully read the information here about the commitment Core Skills requires.


April 15-16

June 10-11

July 29-30

October 14-15

10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. on Fridays.  All times are US Central.


$1,700 if paid in full in advance.

$450/session if paid by the session, first payment of $700 includes a $250 non-refundable deposit that will be applied toward the payment for the final session.

CE CREDIT: This training qualifies for 48 continuation education credits.  Cost of CE’s is $40.

ChicagoEFT is licensed in the state of Illinois to offer CE’s for LMFT, LCPC and LCSW professionals. However, many states have reciprocity agreements and you may be able to use CE’s offered through this training. Please check with your state professional boards.

Location: on-line

Join Certified EFT trainers Lisa Palmer-Olsen and Gretchen Harro for this second level training In Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Lisa Palmer-OlsenLisa Palmer-Olsen, PsyD, is an ICEEFT Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer. Lisa frequently travels the country to provide EFT Externships and Core Skills trainings. She is a Founder and one of the Directors of the Emotionally Focused Couples Training and Research Institute at Alliant International University. Lisa completed her dissertation research on how to train and teach Emotionally Focused Couples therapy to professionals. Dr. Sue Johnson, the founder of EFT, was part of her dissertation committee. She also offers advanced-level workshops in specialized EFT topics, as well as online supervisor trainings, supervisor retreats, and support groups to provide therapists-in-training with extra support.   Lisa is known for her warmth, humor, and incredible knowledge base.


Gretchen Harro, MA, LMFT is a Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer.  She is the owner of Relationship Works LLC, a private practice in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. For more than 20 years Gretchen has helped couples shift from disconnection to a safe, secure connection. Her great passions are to help couples rediscover the joy of their friendship and to help therapists become more effective and efficient in their work, which also brings her joy!  Gretchen has assisted at numerous EFT Externships and Core Skills training, in multiple states, by coaching and participating in role plays, leading discussion groups, and teaching segments of the trainings.  Gretchen is known for adding creative elements to the training to make the learning more accessible to multiple learning styles. She has also presented workshops in a variety of settings, including parent groups, conferences, and churches, covering issues such as sibling rivalry, understanding a child’s misbehavior, preparing for marriage, and dealing with conflict more effectively.






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