Local Learning: “Living Love that Lasts”


Sun, Jan 17, 2021    
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm


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Local Learning: “Living Love That Lasts”

A Documentary Film Screening with Creators of the Film Live on the Call!

Sunday, January 17, 2021


As EFT’ers, we know how inspiring it is to watch our trainers work with couples, helping them “get” what gets in the way of loving connection and discover how to find their way back to one another. What if couples had a kind of mentorship of their own? Maybe a very diverse set of couples who’ve been together for 25 years or more and were willing to share their stories of challenge, imperfection, and change over the course of their relationship? That’s what this documentary film offers: real stories of real couples about love that grows over a lifetime—six couples who teach us that love’s labors are not lost, and who inspire us to reflect on our own perceptions of long-term attachment and to grow our capacity to inspire in our clients the possibility of a living, lasting love.


We will be joined in this screening by some of the EFT supervisors and trainers who created this film:

Robert Ogner, Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor

Nancy Gardner, Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor, and Trainer

Susan Thau, Certified EFT Therapist and Supervisor

Veronica Kallos-Lilly, Certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor, and Trainer

They’ll share with us how the film came to be and give us things to think about while we’re viewing it. The creators will also be on hand afterwards to hear our impressions and answer our questions.

Event Details

Date: Sunday, January 17, 2021

Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm CST

Location: Online via Zoom*

Presenter: Anne Rossen, MA, LCPC

Cost:  $30 ($20 for ChicagoEFT members – please log in for member pricing).

All proceeds will go to the ChicagoEFT Scholarship Fund.

2 CEU’s at no additional cost for LMFT, LCPC, and LCSW**

*Zoom details will be sent out to all registrants after registration closes. Please add info@chicagoEFT.com to your contacts to avoid having this email sent to your spam folder. Registration will close on Saturday, January 16th, at 10 am.

**ChicagoEFT is licensed to offer CE’s for LMFT, LCPC, and LCSW professionals in the state of Illinois. 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.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify our own ideas and values regarding what makes love last.
  • Describe ways that we can use the stories of these couples to help normalize the relationship struggles of the couples we work with.
  • Describe three ways in which couples in long-lasting love partnerships talk about how their bond strengthened.

About the Presenter

Anne Rossen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who serves on ChicagoEFT’s board of directors. Passionate about personal and relational well-being and the capabilities that create it, she was immediately drawn to help back this project, conceived by EFTers, when it first appeared on Kickstarter in early 2016. With the film a reality now, she is excited to share it with our community and to introduce some of the EFT supervisors and trainers who created it, along with the story behind their labor of love.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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