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EFT Externship 2025

March 24, 2025 @ 8:30 am - March 27, 2025 @ 4:30 pm

We are so pleased to offer EFT Externship 2025 and we are honored to have EFT Trainer Kathryn de Bruin, LMFT guide us in our learning.

Created by Sue Johnson, EFT is an experiential therapy for couples, individuals and families that is emotion-focused, attachment-based, and process-oriented. Come learn this beautiful therapy model with us.

This is an official 4 Day Externship (24 hours of training), endorsed by the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and in colloboration with Whitworth University Externship with Continuing Education units provided by TriEFT/Alliant.  EFT Externship provides the foundation for EFT learning and it is the first step in the certification process to become an ICEEFT Certified  EFT Couples Therapist.


Learning Objectives include:

  1. Learn attachment theory
  2. Understand couple distress from an attachment lens
  3. Identify the interactional pattern that couples get stuck in
  4. Reshape interactional pattern between couples
  5. Apply elements of EFT to use with individuals and families


Participants will see a live therapy demonstration by Kathryn de Bruin, a powerful experiential learning tool.

28 CEs are available for a separate cost.   Coming Soon!

Attending EFT Externship is the first step on the path to EFT Couples certification.  Please see the ICEEFT website for more information about EFT certification.



Externship will meet Monday-Thursday  March 24, 25, 26, 26, 2025.  Times to be determined.

There will be an informal social gathering on Wednesday evening.


The Agenda will be (subject to change):

There will be lunch (on your own) about half way through each day and a short 10-15 minute mid-morning and mid-afternoon.

Monday:       Welcome and attachment theory

Tuesday:       Stage 1 with videos of real sessions, and Live session conducted by Kathryn de Bruin

Wednesday:  Stage 2 with videos of real session and Live session conducted by Kathryn de Bruin

Thursday:      EFT with individuals (EFIT) and EFT with families (EFFT)


Registration Coming Soon!

We offer the following registration rates:   early bird, military and associate clinician, student and regular.

In support of our initiative of diversity, equity and inclusion, we offer a diversity scholarship on a “first come, first served” basis.  Please email to inquire about the diversity scholarship.    

Contact us with questions:   [email protected]


COST: Coming Soon !

Prior to the training, each registered participant will receive a welcome letter via email with more details including parking and local lunch spots.



Please understand. When you sign up and pay for this, or any EWNIEFT Community event, we count on those funds in advance to fulfill negotiated payment to our trainers and facility-use fees. We are a non-profit organization and each event must pay entirely for itself. If we cannot meet our financial obligation to our trainers, they may not be willing to return to our Community for future trainings. Therefore, cancellations are allowed up to 30 days before the start date of the training, less a $50 non-refundable administrative fee. If you must cancel with less than 30 days notice you may apply the missed registration or registration fees to any future EWNIEFT Community sponsored events up to two years later. If you have paid and fail to attend all or a portion of an Externship training, all or a portion of a Core Skills training module and/or a Master Class training for any reason without prior notification, no refund nor future compensation will be offered. No exceptions! Contact [email protected] for questions.



March 24, 2025 @ 8:30 am
March 27, 2025 @ 4:30 pm
Event Category:


EWNIEFT Community


Whitworth University
825 West Hawthorne Road Tacoma Hall, Spokane, WA 99251
Spokane, WA 99251
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