Illuminated Education is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Illuminated Education maintains the responsibility for this program and its content.

This course meets the qualifications for 13 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The course is presented by Illuminated Education (approval number PCE 4514).

Refund requests may be made by mail or FAX prior to the course meeting start date. Specify preference for refund (minus $25 handling fee) or rain check for an upcoming course. If you require accommodations, please contact Illuminated Education: C. Cooper, PhD (PSY 17395) at 626.744.9472 or email at

For more information about Illuminated Education and other courses offered, please visit

We are happy to offer 13 Continuing Education Credits for participating Psychologists, MFT's and LCSW's for participation in any of our Hold Me Tight Relationship Enhancement Workshops.  These workshops are offered throughout the year.  Please visit our Couples Workshop Page for upcoming workshop dates.
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Being a resource to mental health professionals who want to learn about EFT or further develop their skills as an EFT therapist is important to us.  Here are some ways that we can be a resource to you.  Please don't hesitate to contact us to learn more about professional workshops, courses, training, and supervision opportunities in Emotionally Focused Therapy with the EFT Resource Center.   We are happy to collaborate with Illuminated Education to offer CE for several courses throughout the year.

Do you have a professional group that you would like to have learn more about EFT?  Drs. Irwin and Blum have been invited to speak with many professional groups including the San Gabriel Psychological Association, The LA Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy, the Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association, and the California Society for Clinical Social Work to name a few. Please email Dr. Lisa Blum if you are interested in organizing a professional event to learn more about EFT.
Supervision in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples 

The EFT Resource Center offers individual and ongoing supervision and consultation to support your EFT work with couples.  Both Drs. Irwin and Blum offer consultation in EFT.  Dr. Irwin is certified by the International Center for Excellence in EFT as an EFT Supervisor, and supervision with her counts toward your supervision hour requirements for certification. 

If you are interested in joining a supervision group, or to set up individual consultation, please email Silvina or call her at 626.399.4013.
The EFT Resource Center is happy to announce that we are currently accepting applications for one clinical therapy Intern position to start in April 2015.  To learn more about this position and how to apply, please visit here.  Applications will be accepted through Feb 21, 2015.