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EFT and Same sex couples & Non-Monogamous Relationships

6 sep 2017t/m 07-09-2017 | 9.30 uur
Hotel Boschoord, Oisterwijk
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This training is appropriate for mental health practitioners who attended a 4-day training in EFT and work or wish to work with couples using Emotionally Focused Therapy and same-sex couples.

Om deel te kunnen nemen aan deze training hebben deelnemers de basistraining EFT gevolgd.


In the tradition of quality Emotionally Focused Therapy Trainings, “EFT with Same-Sex couples & Non Monogamous Relationships "  in a safe learning community combines

  • Brief Didactic Presentations of Key Concepts
  • Video Clips of the Presenter’s Work with Couples
  • Demonstration
  • Role-Play Practice
  • Discussion and Interaction

Day 1

Description:  An open discussion regarding the application of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) with same-sex couples will be facilitated.  How EFT is applied to same-sex couples will be discussed. Additionally, particular attention will be paid to various contextual variables and their attachment significance on the couple’s emotional bond.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to view a couple’s contextual variables through an attachment lens.
  2. Be able to apply the steps and stages of EFT to Same-Sex couples.
  3. Be able to identify self of the therapist dynamics that could potentially help or hinder the therapeutic alliance.

Day 2

This part of the workshop will present an Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) approach to working with couples in open-relationships, Lifestyle relationships (Swingers) and Polyamorous relationships.  We will explore how building a strong Attachment bond between partners helps to secure the relationship from devastating ruptures that happen all to easy with non-monogamy and increases relationship satisfaction.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize an educated understanding of the various forms of non-monogamy
  • Discuss with couples the importance of Attachment security in open-relationship
  • Apply EFT to couples presenting with the challenges of non-monogamy
  • Make couples feel welcomed and accepted for their relationship choices by exploring your own biases and issues around non-monoga


Mark A. Kaupp, Psy.D., international EFT trainer
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
San Diego

Mark Kaupp is  a Marriage and Family Therapist in Private Practice & Adjunct Professor at San Diego State University in their Counseling & Psychology Department.

Accreditatie is toegekend:

NVvP Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychiatrie 12
NVRG Nederlandse Vereniging voor Relatie- en Gezinstherapie 12
NIP EL NIP-Eerstelijnspsychologie 13
FGzPT Accreditatiebureau - FGzPt  9
NVPA volgt accreditatie toekenning  door NIP