Core Skills Beginning February 2017 – Fresno


Core Skills Training

Sponsored by:  The SacD EFT Center

Externship Required



Dr. Paul Aikin           Dr. Nancy Aikin


Module 1: February 10 & 11, 2017

Module 2: April 21 & 22, 2017

Module 3: June 23 & 24, 2017

Module 4: October 6 & 7, 2017


Option 1: $425 per 2-day training***
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Option 2: $1600 for all four modules***
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Location: 6276 N. First St. Fresno, CA  93730

About Core Skills

Course Content

Four or five 2-day workshops will 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 (ICEEFT in Ottawa). Each weekend provides twelve hours of training.

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 qualifies participants for Advanced Externship designation with 48 hours of group supervision (CE Credits provided by Aikin Associates Seminars)* which can be applied toward EFT Certification.

The only outstanding requirement for Certification after attending Core Skills Training is eight hours of individual supervision. The application process is described on Final decision regarding readiness for certification is determined by the EFT Centre in Ottawa.

Weekend Schedule

Module One: Steps 1-3 Assessment

Module Two: Steps 3-4 De-Escalation

Module Three: Steps 5-7 Withdrawer ReEngagement

Module Four: Steps 5-7 Blamer Softening

Module Five: Tape Presentation (when offered)


Workshops are generally held on Fridays 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Participants are required to have completed the 4-day EFT Externship and be willing to present their own work through videotape presentation.

Participants must be licensed therapists or license-eligible psychotherapy interns or otherwise legally allowed to practice as mental health professionals.

It’s ideal for participants to have prior experience working with couples and have at least one couple on their current caseload willing to be videotaped for case consultation and feedback of their clinical work.

Completing the registration enrolls the applicant in the full course, or all sessions, of the training and is a declaration of intent to complete the course.

NOTE: ICEEFT does not offer the Certification as EFT Therapist to non-licensed professionals. All participants must be familiar with and commit to abide by all HIPAA regulations.


$425 per weekend workshop. 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. If you would like to pay by mail, please send a check a long with your name, address, phone number and email address to 1107 Ovejas Ave., Davis, CA 95616. Payment for each weekend is due 3 weeks before the Friday meeting.

Cancellation Policy:

Two weeks+ advance notice – Full refund less $40 administrative costs
Between 7-13 days notice – One half of the total fee will be refunded
Less than 1 week notice – We are unable to offer a refund when canceled within one week of the workshop date, due to fixed costs and contractual obligations. When you enroll, it is with the understanding that you will attend. Please contact us as soon as possible if you need to cancel your attendance.

*CPA Accredited: Aikin Associates Seminars is approved by the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing education for psychologists. Aikin Associates Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs & MFTs. Aikin Associates Seminars maintains responsibility for the BBS program and its contents.