Foundations Series: Taking a Couple From Cutting Off to Connection

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Fri, Jun 7, 2024    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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EFT Foundations Workshop

Taking a Couple From Cutting Off to Connection

The Stabilization of a Couple a la EFT

Friday, June 7, 2024


This is our sixth workshop of a monthly online series on Emotionally Focused Therapy Foundations. This workshop will focus on the stabilization of a couple in EFT, how to take a couple from cutting off to help them to connect.

Event Details

Date: Friday, June 7, 2024
Time: 11am – 1pm CDT
Location: Online via Zoom
Presenter: Joshua Marder, LMFT
Cost: $40 / $30 for ChicagoEFT members (log in for member pricing)
2 CEU’s at no additional cost for LMFT, LCPC and LCSW

  • Registration will close on Thursday, June 6th at 6pm.
  • Zoom details will be sent out to all registrants after registration closes.
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  • ChicagoEFT is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs (#168.000220), Psychologists (#268.000137) and for LCSWs and LCPCs (#159.000961). ChicagoEFT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • The workshop will be recorded for later viewing. However, participants must be present for the live event to earn CEs.

EFT Foundations Workshops

There is so much to learn and master in the process of becoming proficient in the EFT model! These 2-hour workshops will methodically explain the core concepts of Emotionally Focused Therapy, in concept and in practice. These workshops are open to:

  • those already trained in EFT looking to refine their understanding of the model
  • the greater mental health professional community, those curious about the model
  • Students! If you are a student, simply type N/A in the registration for license type and number.

Our final Foundations Workshop of 2024 will be Healing Wounds and Building Bonds, Deepening Emotional Engagement – Fri, July 12th.

About the Presenter

Joshua Marder, LMFT, is an ICEEFT certified EFT therapist and supervisor. Along with his private practice, Josh leads monthly trainings for couples therapists, offers monthly couples workshops, and has served on the ChicagoEFT board. His online and in-person workshops throughout the Chicago mental health community have been termed insightful, entertaining, and packed with the information couples and therapists need to build long lasting bonds. To contact Josh or find out more about his practice and workshops, go to

Reviews from participants of the EFT Foundations Workshops:

“Extremely well organized and informative… yet personalized and engaging!”

“SO appreciative! Each workshop helps me to internalize this simple and highly complex approach.” 

“Josh is fantastic, bringing his intelligence, warmth, compassion and expertise each and every time he presents…. He makes EFT so accessible!  I have learned so much from this series!”

“Josh has a very approachable teaching style that makes the material easy to digest and retain! I’m excited to take them back to help my couples. Thank you, Josh!”




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