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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Tracking and Contrasting Emotion to Help Couples De-Escalate

Do you struggle with finding ways to help couples differentiate the secondary emotions and reactions – the ones we want to accept, reflect and validate – from t...

Group Consultation Opportunities

If you’re looking for some support to keep growing in your EFT work you have several options available to you. Here’s the who, when and where: West ...

Next Core Skills Training Starts in September

If you’ve been waiting for the next advanced training, your wait is almost over. Here are the dates: Session 1 – September 14 & 15, 2012 Session...

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.