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AAMET EFT Level 1 and 2 Practitioner Training
(Non-Practitioners Are Welcome Too)

Learn The Emotional Freedom Technique
A Powerful Tool for Rapidly Releasing Negative Emotions and Beliefs
• 4 Day Intensive EFT Certification Training
• By Stefan Gonick and Laura Mazza Gonick, LMHC

Date: September 15-18, 2016
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Time: Level 1: Thursday & Friday, 10am-6pm,
Level 2: Saturday, 10am-6pm, & Sunday, 9:30am - 5:30pm
Location: Hotel Northampton
36 King Street, Northampton, MA 01060
(Group rate: "EFT Training" call (413) 584-3100
Note: EFT Level 1 and 2 workshops can be taken separately
Cost: EFT Level 1: $375 ($325 if payment received by August 12th)
EFT Level 2: $375 ($325 if payment received by August 12th)
EFT Level 1 & 2: $750 ($650 if payment received by August 12th)
EFT Level 1 & 2 Repeat: $175 (Our alumni only)

(24 CEU's available for LMHC and LICSW. Fee $25.)

Learn about EFT Practitioner Certification

See Workshop Registration Info below.

 

EFT Level 1 Foundational Training - Sept 15 & 16, 2016

The Emotional Freedom Technique (sometimes called "Tapping Therapy" or "Meridian Tapping Techniques (MTT)") works like emotional acupressure to quickly, gently and easily release the negative emotions and beliefs that are at the root of our problems and pain.

For clinicians: EFT is a proven, evidence-based technique that can be thought of as analogous to a technique like EMDR. In my experience, EFT is at least as effective as EMDR but is quicker to apply (less session time needed), and clients can be taught how to use the technique on their own between sessions.

EFT has been clinically effective in thousands of cases for both emotional and physical healing and has a proven 90% success rate (see supporting research summary).

This includes:

   • trauma and abuse  • panic and anxiety • fears and phobias  • love pain
   • anger  • guilt  • addictions  • emotional overeating and weight loss
   • insomnia  • sexual problems  • blocks to success  • and others

EFT has also been successfully applied to hundreds of physical symptoms, including chronic pain, asthma, fibromyalgia, CFS, carpal tunnel syndrome, high blood pressure, food and environmental allergies, and other conditions.


Emotional Freedom Techniques:

  • Can be easily learned by anyone.
  • Is usually rapid, long lasting and gentle.
  • Often works where nothing else will.
  • Is one of the best self-help techniques ever!
  • Can be applied in the heat of the moment to get immediate relief in difficult situations

The Level 1 foundational training is open to everyone. This includes people who want to use EFT for themselves, family and friends as well as professionals who want to add a powerful method to their toolbox to greatly increase the effectiveness of their practice.

If you are looking to become an AAMET certified EFT practitioner, Level 1 is a prerequisite to the Level 2 Practitioner Training and AAMET EFT Practitioner Certification.

 

More About EFT Level 1 Foundational Training

At this Foundational EFT training seminar you will learn how EFT works, see live demonstrations, and have opportunities to experience it yourself, if you choose. You will also learn the basic version of EFT that you can use on your own.

We will do three group EFT exercises:

  1. In the first one, we will apply EFT to relieve a physical pain (eg. sore shoulder, back pain, arthritis in fingers, etc).
  2. In the second exercise, we will apply EFT to relieve an addictive craving. I will supply chocolate kisses for that purpose, but you are welcome to bring something of your own (eg. cigarettes, problem foods).
  3. In the third exercise, we will use EFT to relieve the pain from a painful memory.

Note: All exercises are optional, and you will not need to reveal anything about yourself or your memory.

 

EFT Level 1 Overview:

In an AAMET EFT Level 1 Course, you can expect to learn:

  • What EFT (tapping) is and the history behind it
  • An overview of the science behind EFT
  • Building Bridges from existing beliefs to EFT
  • How to use the EFT Basic Recipe
  • Identifying intensity (SUDS), testing your work and measuring progress
  • The principals and implications of Resistance ("Psychological Reversal")
  • How to formulate effective EFT Setup statements
  • Aspects of our emotional issues and the concept of shifting aspects
  • The importance of being specific - "global" vs. "specific"
  • How to handle excessive emotional intensity
  • Understanding the Generalization Effect
  • Cognitive belief shifts
  • Using EFT to help with physical pain
  • Using EFT on addictive cravings
  • The Movie Technique for releasing painful memories
  • The concept of Borrowing Benefits
  • What to do when EFT does not seem to work

We look forward to you joining us to learn this exciting and effective technique!

 

EFT Level 2 Practitioner Training - Sept 17 & 18, 2016

Level 2 is where we go beyond the basics to learn the core skills needed to start applying the exquisite power of EFT at a much deeper level. When you master this training you will be able to help people with a wide range of issues with confidence and grace.

In this two-day training we will cover the AAMET core competencies in a warm, supportive, small group setting. There will be thorough explanations of the concepts, live demonstrations, group exercises, triad and 1-to-1 practice sessions, and personalized feedback to help build your understanding, skills and confidence.

Prerequisite for Level 2:

Completion of an AAMET Level 1 training or equivalent experience is required for EFT Level 2. Please contact me (stefan@eft-alive.com) if you have any questions about this.

Level 2 Curriculum:

Introductions and Quick Review

  • Introduce Ourselves and Check-in
  • Group Agreements and Confidentiality
  • Review Fundamental Concepts

The Psychological Basis of Core Issues

  • The Tabletop Metaphor
  • The Forest and Trees Metaphor
  • The Generalization Effect
  • Finding Core Memories
  • Demonstration and Exercises

Introduction to working with intense memories and trauma

  • Gentle Techniques:
    - Sneaking up on the pain
    - "Chasing the Pain"
    - The "Tearless Trauma" Technique
  • The "Tell the Story" Technique
  • Handling intense emotion - "Fast Tapping"
  • Recognizing your limits
  • Demonstrations and Exercises

The Palace of Possibilities

  • Writings on our Walls
  • Self-Limiting Beliefs
  • Affirmations and negative "tail-enders"
  • Using EFT to shift negative beliefs
  • Demonstration and Exercises
  • The Personal Peace Procedure
 

When EFT Doesn't Seem to Work

  • Understand and identify blocks to EFT working
  • Use EFT to address those blocks

EFT Group Work

  • The phenomenon of "Borrowing Benefits"
  • How to lead Borrowing Benefits group processes
  • Demonstration and Exercises

EFT by Telephone

  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • How to Do It
  • Demonstration and Exercises

Professional Concerns

  • Professional Conduct
  • Safety, boundaries, and confidentiality
  • The AAMET Ethics Code

 

Testimonials for our workshops:

"I have taken EFT Level 2 three times, and your training was far and away the most thorough!"

"Thank you Stefan! You are a dynamic, fun, approachable speaker. I'm looking forward to level II." Sarah

"After taking Stefan's Level 2 EFT workshop, I regret not joining his Level 1 class. I would gladly have traveled the 2.5 hours each way to experience his passion, sensitivity, and commitment to EFT. Despite the distance, we are making plans to bring a family member to him for counseling." Carol

"I never felt 'talked down to' or lectured -- more 'shared with.' Excellent, informative, many tips and tricks. The presenter's enthusiasm and zeal was palpable, and it was presented in a very interesting and helpful way." Workshop participant

"The material I learned from Stefan's EFT workshops was immediately useful in my psychotherapy practice and in my personal life. Stefan's relaxed and enthusiastic approach was inspiring. He has an excellent grasp of the material and makes it accessible to people at all levels of experience."  Adele Marcus, Psychotherapist, Workshop Facilitator

"I just attended an EFT workshop facilitated by Stefan Gonick. One of the most exciting things about working with Stefan is his clinical expertise that fleshes out the EFT experience. He does an excellent job of explaining the how's and why's of EFT. I'm already using some of the tips I learned in my practice. I highly recommend Stefan's workshops. I plan on attending more." Richard Forbes MSW, LICSW

 

Pre-registration and Payment Information

For further information contact:
Stefan at (413) 527-5491 or stefan@EFT-Alive.com

To pre-register, please mail your check payable to:

EFT-Alive
44 Burt Road
Westhampton, MA 01027

Please include your name, address, phone number and email address.

Or you can securely pay with a credit card:

EFT Level 1 & 2  $750 ($650 if paid by Aug. 12th)
EFT Level 1 & 2 + CEU's  $775 ($675 if paid by Aug. 12th)
EFT Level 1 Only  $375 ($325 if paid by Aug. 12th)
EFT Level 2 Only  $375 ($325 if paid by Aug. 12th)
EFT Level 1 & 2 Repeat   $175 (Our alumni only)
CEU Credit Fee  $25

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Refunds for this workshop will be made if requested in writing or by email according to the schedule below. No refunds will be made for absence, withdrawal or dismissal.

Refunds on personal checks may take up to 4-6 weeks for processing.

We reserve the right to grant exceptions to the stated policy in situations including, but not limited to, illness and death in the immediate family.

Time of Request Refund/Credit

  • At least 14 days before workshop: 100% less an admin fee of $20.
  • 7-14 days before workshop: 50% less an admin fee of $20
  • Less than 7 days before workshop: 25% less an admin fee of $20
  • After the start of the workshop: No refund

Grievance Policy

EFT-Alive is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the governing body for which continuing education units/credits are being requested. EFT-Alive will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the CE Administrator in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee.

While EFT-Alive goes to great lengths to assure fair treatment for all participants and attempts to anticipate problems, there may be occasional issues which come to the attention of the staff which require intervention and/or action on the part of the conference staff or an administrator of EFT-Alive. The following procedures serve as a guideline for handling such grievances.

A participant must file a grievance in writing within ten (10) days of the event. Each complaint will be handled on a case-by-case basis by EFT-Alive. We reserve the right to respond to the complaint within 30 days of notification. If the participant expects action on the complaint, the following actions may be taken:

  • If the grievance concerns a Speaker, the content presented by the Speaker, or the style of presentation, the CE Administrator will pass on the comments to the Speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual.
  • If the grievance concerns a workshop offering, it's content, level of presentation, or the facilities in which the workshop was offered, the CE Administrator will mediate and will be the final arbitrator. If the participant requests action, the CE Administrator may:
    1. Provide a credit for another workshop or
    2. Provide a partial or full refund of the workshop fee.
  • If the grievance regards the facility choice and grievance is founded, consideration will be given to changing sites for future conferences if the problem of concern cannot be trusted to be resolved in a mutually agreed upon fashion.
  • If the grievance concerns the EFT-Alive CE program, in a specific regard, the CE Administrator, in conjunction with the Executive Director of EFT-Alive will attempt to arbitrate.

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EFT never ceases to amaze me! The process is gentle and often provides benefits where other methods fail.

• Dr. R. Vergini, MD

Your emotional health, your success in the world, and your level of joy can all be dramatically enhanced by shifting the energies that regulate them. That is the promise of the fascinating new field of [EFT].

• David Feinstein, PhD

STEFAN GONICK, Expert EFT Practitioner, Trainer & Soulmate Attraction Mentor

• Westhampton, MA 01027 (located in Western Massachusetts, near Northampton)
stefan@EFT-Alive.com • Skype ID: stefancgonick