NEW YORK CENTER FOR EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED THERAPY

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THE POWER OF EFT?

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We specialize in helping therapists of all backgrounds learn and grow in their ability to help people. Dr. Sue Johnson's work in creating the EFT model is rewriting how therapy can and should help people who want to stay in relationships get to their goal and stay happy together.

Come Learn How We Strive To Be A Great EFT Training Center!

Sue Johnson Ed.D., developer of Emotionally Focused Therapy for Individuals, Couples and Families. 

EFT Therapy Training

If You Are A Therapist (Or Training To Be A Therapist) And Want To Specialize In Couples Therapy. Check out Emotionally Focused Therapy Training.
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Our Trained, Certified, And Enrolled Members All Receive Discounts On Courses And Are Connected With New Clients With Our Private Referral Network.
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A Strong Next Step

The NYC EFT center was founded and grown by an all-star team of therapists that believe in the results they've seen for therapists and patients alike. Their successful first steps have echoed repeatedly in the improved lives of our clinician members and hundreds of people they help everyday.

To learn more about our organization, founders, and our members' benefits click here.

Watch This Story From NYCEFT Founder George Faller About Our EFT Mission 

The NYCEFT Video Podcast

Ep 3 - Covid Related Hate and Violence Towards Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in the USA

In this episode of the NYCEFT Podcast, Peggy Wu, PhD, psychotherapist/mother/professor, and Chinese American, shares her professional insights and personal experiences regarding the recent increase in Covid related hate and violence towards the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the US. Further, as a marriage and family therapist, professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and board member at NYCEFT, as well as one who regularly hears from clients who are traumatized by the effects of anti-Asian sentiment, Peggy is ideally positioned to talk with us about this disturbing trend. Peggy first helps to clarify who is considered Asian, and who within the AAPI community is being targeted. Peggy describes the most urgent concerns of people from the community, including not feeling safe, increased anxiety and depression, and feelings of isolation. Other topics discussed include the pain and challenges for Asian adoptees with white parents, mix race couples, and the “model minority” myth. Peggy encourages people who are impacted to first identify and give space to their emotions so that they can adequately process their feelings. Then she recommends organizations that can offer help and support. Peggy also discusses how therapists can reach out to clients with cultural sensitivity, and emphasizes that those in the AAPI community do not have to deal with their feelings alone when experiencing hate and violence.


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Any one of our EFT certified members has skills, training, and resources that most other local therapists and clinics simply don't.

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NYCEFT Action Plan and Statement on Racism, Diversity, and Equity

NYCEFT’s mission is to be a community where all feel welcomed and at home. We recognize the necessary systemic and individual changes that need to take place in order for our organization to embody the qualities of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, mental/physical ability, and socio-economic status. We believe that these changes will make us all better human beings, therapists, and colleagues and contribute to our long overdue collective healing.

Link to Action Plan


Free  E.F.T.  For  Veterans  &  THeir  Families


NYCEFT Volunteer Therapists are providing free, unlimited, and confidential Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy – (EFT) for military service members who served in Iraq or Afghanistan and their loved ones. This is an outstanding service that we want to make sure is available to our veterans in their time of greatest need.  Many armed service members and their families have a need for such help but struggle to find a good therapist, affordable therapy , or even asking for help at all.

Help us reach these people, give them the help they deserve, and get our service people all the way back home safe.

Therapy is provided by fully-licensed psychotherapists in their state of practice. We have EFT couple therapists in the Greater New York area volunteering in providing their professional expertise for this deserving population. All therapists are independent licensed professionals and are not employed by NYCEFT.

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COUPLES AND FAMILIES HELP DURING THE OUTBREAK  

Dear visitor, all of us at NYCEFT are concerned about your emotional health as we navigate the multiple stressor of responding to the global pandemic. Please stay tuned and check back here for helpful information. 

EFT THERAPISTS: WORKING ONLINE WITH COUPLES SPECIAL WEBINAR

In this one hour free webinar, Zoya Simakhodskaya moderated the discussion with Simona Herb, an EFT Trainer from Romania, and Irina Wen, an EFT Supervisor from New York, both of whom have a lot of experience conducting online EFT sessions.  Click here to view »

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