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Orange County EFT Community Meetings

We meet on the first Friday or Saturday of most months. Please see the calendar for the dates of upcoming meetings.
We will be having our next monthly meeting Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 10am-noon. Nick Howk who is EFT trained will be presenting on “EFT and Sexual Addiction”. Nick is a Clinical Pastoral Counselor and has had many years of working with EFT and clients with sexual addictions.


We will be at a new meeting location: Yanira Pena’s, (LMFT) retreat room located at 238 W. Main St., Suite 101, Tustin, CA 92780. It is a beautiful space with more room for our growing EFT Community. The Office is located on “B” Street and there is parking there as well.  Additional structure parking (lower level) is available on C Street. Please come and join us for this great presentation by Nick! Hope to see you there.

Cost: Free

For more information, please email Kimberly Akamine at:

Irvine Core Skills Begins March 2020

Announcing a great opportunity to grow in your knowledge and skill of doing EFT with your clients. Core Skills is coming to Orange County starting in March 2020.  It will be comprised of 4 two-day workshops that will provide an in-depth study of each of the EFT steps. Core Skills is open to everyone who has taken an EFT Externship and desires to be a better clinician and feel more confident in helping your clients have a greater, long lasting bond. Lisa Palmer-Olsen, one of the top EFT trainers in the United States will be our trainer for this workshop. To find out more about it and to register, please go to . There are limited number of spots, so don’t put off registering for this great opportunity. Do it today. 

Other EFT Growth Opportunities:

The following events are offered by other organizations or individual practitioners, not by OCCEFT. Please contact the organization or individual offering the group for any questions about content or participation.

Trainings through the Los Angeles Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (LACEFT)

  • Living Love that Lasts: A Look at Lasting:Loving Marriages with Robert Ogner, Susan Thau, Sondra Goldstein and Nancy Gardner – March 28, 2020
  • Working with Blocks with EFT trainers Jim Furrow and George Faller – May 21-22, 2021

EFT Supervision Group in Newport Beach

Tinaz Vevaina, LMFT, is running a small EFT Supervision Group (max. 6 therapists). This is a closed group to allow for more confidentiality and support while learning to hone EFT skills and work on Self of Therapist issues. Therapists will present cases and video clips, followed by discussion and role plays.  

WHERE: 4000 Birch Street, Suite 203, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
WHEN: The 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month, from 2 to 4 pm.
COST: $100 per month ($50 per session) payable monthly.

ABOUT TINAZ:  Tinaz is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is Co-TinazFounder and Clinical Director at Diamond Family Counseling. She is a Certified EFT Therapist, and currently an EFT Supervisor-Candidate under Lisa Palmer Olsen and Rebecca Jorgensen. For more information, please go to: Call or text: 949-466-5176;  Email:

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