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 […]

Becoming a Racially Conscious Therapist – EFT Community Training Event

Join Boulder & Denver EFT Communities welcome Dr. Bukky Kolawole, Thursday, October 14, 2021 for this essential workshop. BECOMING A RACIALLY CONSCIOUS THERAPIST PRESENTER: DR. BUKKY KOLAWOLE, PSYD. Joint event with the DenverCEFT | Earn 5.5 CEUs Dr. Bukky is a Black, queer, masculine of center woman and the Founder and Executive Director of Relationship HQ.  She* is a licensed clinical psychologist who places significant value on collaboration and effectiveness.  As a trainer, Dr. Bukky is dedicated to the design and delivery of dynamic, evocative learning experiences in which participants increase their knowledge and skills while feeling emotionally inspired through the learning process. Her* unique training style is racially sensitive, […]

Inclusiveness and E.F.T. at Colorado Center

The Colorado Center for E.F.T., and Director, Jim Thomas, LMFT, EFT Trainer, adheres to, honors and seeks to live the ICEEFT Inclusion and the ICEEFT Stance on Diversity.  As part of the larger ICEEFT community, at the Center, we aim to cultivate a climate of inclusion, an environment where all can feel safe, valued, cared for, and given an opportunity to form meaningful connections with each other.  For founder, Jim Thomas, LMFT, honoring diversity, recognizing the real life consequences and trauma of racism, and welcoming all people to our trainings is a core value.  In EFT Trainings and the Colorado EFT communities, we seek inclusion, welcoming all persons. In all […]