Upcoming Events for Therapists

Upcoming Events for Therapists

Below are the upcoming events for therapists led or assisted by Kathryn de Bruin Family Therapy and Training.

*If there is a link to register, please follow that link to learn more and contact someone about the event. 

*If the event does not provide a link, or is an event put on by Kathryn de Bruin, please fill out this form, and submit payment for the event through the PayPal link below so we can register you. 

Feel free to email: [email protected] to request monthly payments or with questions. We’re excited to see you at the next event!

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Hold Me Tight in Shame Based Cultures LIVE WEBINAR – Unique Adaptations and Considerations


With Kathryn de Bruin and Carmen Ranalli Morrison, Ph.D., EFT Trainer, and founder of Reclaim Life International Ministries

Friday, May 1st 2020 11 AM – 1 PM (CST), 9 AM-11 AM (PST)

* Submit your preferred donation payment amount on our PayPal button below

HMT in Shame-Based Cultures

 Come away from this webinar with the knowledge of:

*Key principles of adapting EFT/HMT to shame-based cultural contexts

*Unique considerations with regard to setting up and running the program

*Specific adaptations of the program’s conversations and experiences

*Vital connections for follow-up


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An online group running now through December 2020

We know that learning EFT is most effective when you can stay connected to the material and the learning community on a regular and ongoing basis.

To that end, we would like to invite you to our EFT Trainer Open Office Hours – an online forum with many dates available for all EFT clinicians.

Hosted by: Lisa Palmer-Olsen, Kathryn de Bruin, Silvina Irwin, & Michael Barnett.


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Core Skills- San Diego


Core Skills Training consists of four two-day workshops. These workshops provide an in depth study of each of the EFT steps. Each day will contain instruction and group supervision of EFT work according to the guidelines set out by the Centre for Excellence in EFT (in Ottawa). Each weekend provides twelve hours of training. When you sign up for the course you are committing your intention to complete all four modules.

There will be opportunity for participants to get feedback on videos of their own work with clients. Bringing your own video to view is necessary to meet the Advanced Externship requirement of certification.

Attendance meets the ICEEFT course requirement (CEUs provided by Alliant International University)* when applying for Certified EFT Therapist designation.

Participants are required to have completed an EFT Externship and be willing to present their own work through videotape presentation*

Module One: February 14-15, 2020 Steps 1-2 Assessment
Module Two: April 24-25, 2020 Steps 3-4 De-Escalation
Module Three: June 5-6, 2020 Steps 5-6 Withdrawer ReEngagement
Module Four: August 14-15, 2020 Steps 7-8 Blamer Softening

Friday’s 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday’s 9:00 – 4:00 pm

2851 Camino Del Rio | Suite 300 | San Diego, CA 92108

$450 per weekend workshop for Modules 1-4. (Discount if full payment is made up front.)
$30 for one CEU certificate upon completing the course.
Lodging and food not included. A minimum of ten participants is required for the training to proceed.

Payment can be made online or by mail. Payment for each Module is due 3 weeks before the Friday meeting. Payment plans available.

Completing the registration and first payment commits the applicant to attend both sessions of the training and reserves space for the whole course.

Limited Seats:
Each cohort is limited to a maximum of 16 attendees. Attendance based on first-come basis. Registration and payment must be complete to be enrolled.

Email: Cathy and Iris at [email protected]