Events for Therapists

Calendar of Events for Therapists

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Category: GeneralIntegrating Sex and Sexuality in your EFT Couples Work

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Category: GeneralOrange County EFT Community Meeting

Orange County EFT Community Meetings

Friday, September 07, 2018 from 11:00 – 1:00 pm. We will be meeting at Diamond Counseling Center, 4000 Birch Street,  Suite 203,  Newport Beach,  CA 92660. If you are looking at the 4000 building, the entrance is on the left of the building.

Cost: Free

Well, summer is ending and we are moving into the fall season. Thought it would be great to revisit some basics in EFT. We will be covering the RISSSC with Dr. Becca Jorgensen in the Step by Step series. Come and learn about this basic skill by watching a video and then trying it on through role playing with each other. Feel free to bring your lunch for our meeting.

Come and practice your EFT skills with us! Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you there!

For more information, please email Kimberly Akamine at:

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)

  • Integrating Sex and Sexuality in your EFT Couples Work
    Dr. Silvina Irwin and Dr. Lisa Blum
    Saturday, September 29, 2018
  • Learning To Trust Curiosity, Emotional Attunement, & Resonating Responsiveness First: Tuning Our Instruments, A Fully Experiential Workshop
    Robert Ogner
    Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Special Topic in EFT – 2-Day Training
    Details TBA
    Dr. Sue Johnson
    January 11-12, 2019
  • Road to Certification
    Dr. Nancy Gardner and Dr. Silvina Irwin
    Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Stage Two Change Events: Getting Clearer, Going Deeper
    Dr. Marlene Best and Dr. Kathryn Rheem
    Friday-Saturday, June 7-8, 2019

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:

Hold Me Tight® Couples Workshop
Redondo Beach, CA

Betsy Walli, LMFT, and Bahar Delaram, MFTI, will be offering another weekend Hold Me Tight® Workshop early in 2018. For more information, please visit, or contact Betsy or Bahar: Betsy – (310) 504-1893,; Bahar – (714) 599-4050,

Some comments from participants in Betsy and Bahar’s workshop:

“This was an amazing experience – incredible approach to strengthening a significant relationship. So glad I was able to attend with my fiancé. Gave us tools to use for a better life.”

“The workshop surpassed all my expectations. I was worried that bringing up feelings and issues might harm my relationship. But with the tools I learned to use, it felt very safe, and the conversations between my partner and me were well received on both sides and brought us closer together.”

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