Ascend Recovery Utah

4th Externship with Addictions Programs

We are proud to announce the recent completion of the 4th E.F.T. Externship for Residential and Wilderness Addiction Program clinicians and clinical leaders. 9 Different Programs participated in these externships in 2019. 6 Owners and 9 Clinical Directors participated along with therapists from these programs. The trainings were small in size, by invitation only, through Integrative Approaches who hosted each training. This most recent event was hosted by Ascend Recovery, American Fork, Utah, with 12 therapists. Our director, Jim Thomas, LMFT, EFT Trainer, brings 32 plus years of sobriety, 12 Step Experience, expertise in Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, and Attachment-Based Interventions (A.I.M., copyrighted, 2017) as well as administrative experience […]

EFT Community Growing in Fort Collins

The Fort Collins EFT Community was founded by Tasha Seiter, EFT Therapist, hoping to bring clinicians of this method together to continue connecting and learning together. Jonathan Zalesne, the sole fully certified EFT therapist in Fort Collins, joined the team as clinical supervisor, leading supervision groups to enhance the therapeutic skills of the Fort Collins EFT community. Veronica Walton, EFT Therapist, is also a member of our team.  Learn more here:  https://fortcollinseft.com/ Fort Collins is holding its first E.F.T. Externship lead by Dr. Robert Allan starting February 5th For Professionals If you are an EFT Therapist, become a Member of the Fort Collins EFT Community to join our listserve and […]

Colorado Center Virtual Online EFT Externship with James Hawkins and Jim Thomas

The Colorado Center is proud to announce that the 2020 EFT Externship (postponed due to Covid19) is taking place online, June 1 through 4, 2021.  EFT Trainers around the globe transitioned in 2020 from in-person to virtual training with remarkably positive results.  Your two facilitators for this EFT Externship, James Hawkins and Jim Thomas, both gained invaluable online facilitating experience in 2020.  “We are excited to work together to bring you this option as we await a return to in person trainings later in 2021.” James “Doc Hawk” Hawkins, Ph.D., L.P.C., joins us from Arkansas.  He enjoys getting to share in conferences, podcasts, organizations, and churches on matters helping people […]

Jonathan Thrall, our newest Certified Colorado EFT Therapist – Congratulations

Congratulations from the Colorado Center and the entire community of EFT Therapists in Colorado to Jonathan Thrall, LMFT, on earning Certification as an Emotionally Focused Therapist from the International Centre for Excellence in EFT, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  Jonathan has a thriving private practice here in Colorado and you can learn more about him at his website.  Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, he grew up knowing how to brave the heat and enjoy the great outdoors. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate programs in Arizona, and began his career as a therapist in Scottsdale. He says that, “After dreaming of moving to Colorado for many years, I finally made […]