Basistraining “Externship”

Training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy in Zurich

Basic training: Externship


In Externship you learn:

  • to use the power of emotions constructively.
  • to help to de-escalate negative interaction patterns.
  • to introduce the experience of emotional intimacy and secure attachment.
  • to integrate the latest scientific findings on adult bonding behaviour into your therapeutic work.

Target group

Specialists with basic medical, psychotherapeutic or psychosocial training who wish to work or who do work with couples. For those who are interested in further training, the Externship is the first building block for certification. Please note the specific ICEEFT certification requirements.

As a preparation we recommend the book by Sue Johnson Praxis der emotionsfokussierten Paartherapie.
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Dates Externship 2023:

Date:Thursday 27 to Sunday, April 30, 2023 (09:00 - 17:30)
(currently fully booked, all further registrations will be put on the waiting list)
Place:ISP Zürich, Grossmünsterplatz 6, 8001 Zürich
EFT-Trainer:Dimitrij Samoilow

CHF 1200* CHF for 4 days (incl. course materials)

This training course is an ICEEFT-accredited externship and is the first part of EFT certification. Here you will find further information on all the modules of the training course in EFT couple therapy.

All participants will also receive a certificate from ICEEFT.

In January 2018, we conducted our first Externship training in German-speaking Switzerland with around 40 participants.





Sue's Invitation to the Externship in EFT