Core Skills 2022

Core Skills 2022

This training is in person! We will follow Covid protocols for in-person learning that are current at the time of each module of the training. As of November 2021, those protocols require participants to be masked.

Please note: Traveling conditions to Chicago in January and February are unpredictable. We recommend that people who are dependent on air travel do not register for this Core Skills.

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


January 13-14, 2022

February 24-25, 2022

April 28-29, 2022

June 16-17, 2022

9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Fridays.*  All times are US Central.

*We will end at 11:30 a.m. on Friday April 29 due to unavailability of the venue.

Location: Harbor House, 510 N Washington St., Wheaton, IL 60187. Harbor House is half a mile from the College Ave Metra Station on the Union Pacific West Line.  Parking is free.


$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.

Psychologists can receive CE’s from the co-sponsor, The Center for Family and Relational Health at Wheaton College, a regionally accredited college.

Join Certified EFT trainer Gretchen Harro for this second level training In Emotionally Focused Therapy.

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 25 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 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.






Ticket Type Price Spaces
Core Skills Full-payment PLUS CE's (CS211) $1,740.00
Core Skills Full Payment (CS212) $1,700.00
Core Skills First session PLUS $250 deposit PLUS CE's (CS213) $740.00
Core Skills First session plus $250 deposit (CS214) $700.00

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