Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Healthier, Stronger Relationships

Who are we?

Melbourne Community for Emotionally Focused Therapy (MCEFT) is a group of mental health professionals who practise and study Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples. We seek to provide relevant information to the wider community, particularly couples in distress, about how EFT can effectively help them develop stronger and healthier relationships.

Our Vision

Our vision is to create a supportive, actively involved group working towards a common goal of achieving excellence in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy. We aim to reach out to the broader community of health professionals and the general public regarding this effective, evidence-based approach to strengthening and deepening relationships.

Our Mission

To promote EFT to clients, therapists, and the wider community in Melbourne and surrounds. To facilitate building healthy collegial relationships to enhance learning. To encourage certification in EFT. To offer ongoing education.

We link you to trained clinicians to get help now. We also provide professional support for clinicians through high quality training, supervision and peer support.

Major Events 2019

For full events calendar click here

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Thomas Dellman
Eltham Case Presentation Series

Saturday 8th June, 2019

Certified EFT Therapist Dr. Thomas Dellmann will present clips from a session where a couple with a complex cycle transition from Stage 1 to Stage 2 of the EFT Model. Thomas first explores the couple’s cycle in more depth, blocking escape routes and enhancing both partner’s understanding of the effects they have on each other. An enactment facilitates the couple’s transition into Stage 2, opening up never-before-experienced vulnerabilities, and helping each partner get to know each other’s deepest fears.

Q&A follows, as we delve into the structure and art of EFT, as well as the therapist’s thinking. You will have a chance to reflect on your own practice as you network with peers over your morning tea. Book Here.

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Linda Murrow
Hold Me Tight - Workshop for Couples

Abbotsford Convent, October 26th and 27th, 2019

Whether your relationship is in great shape, in serious trouble, or anywhere in between, Hold Me Tight is a practical and inspiring workshop based on Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples (EFT) developed by Dr Sue Johnson.

In this workshop, couples learn to create safety and trust to enhance closeness and intimacy. The experience can be transformational, offering the potential for renewing, deepening and healing relationships.

Find out more here.

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George Faller
Join us for a Webinar with George Faller

Saturday, 23rd November 2019

Save the Date!

MCEFT is pleased to announce EFT trainer George Faller will present via webinar, live streamed to us at the Hurstwood Clinic in South Yarra. George will present a three hour workshop in November this year. George is a talented EFT Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer who specialises in working with highly escalated couples.

Details for this event are still being finalised. Please watch this space!