The Australian Centre for Emotionally Focused Therapy (ACEFT) is passionate about creating strong relationships and helping people to thrive.

ACEFT was founded in 2014 and shares information about Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to those interested in this evidence-based model of therapy.  We provide great resources for relationship-enhancement and for therapists interested in EFT, and we help to connect people with an EFT therapist via our therapist directory. ACEFT provides training in EFT for therapists as well as listing EFT-related training events for therapists in Australia.

How can ACEFT help you?

General Information on EFT

ACEFT provides information on Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for mental health professionals and the general public. To learn more about this evidence-based model of therapy go to our "What is EFT?" page. See also our "Relationship resources" page to learn more about EFT.

Training in EFT for Therapists

ACEFT provides training in Emotionally Focused Therapy for mental health professionals. Our training is endorsed by the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) and meets the requirements for certification as an EFT therapist.

EFT Resources for Therapists

We have excellent resources for therapists learning or practising EFT on our "Therapist resources" page. Here therapists will find great videos on EFT-related topics, journal articles, and downloadable tools to assist them in their therapeutic work and in the refinement of their EFT skills.

Finding an EFT Therapist in Australia

ACEFT has a directory of therapists in Australia who have completed training in EFT or who have completed the requirements as set by the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy to become Certified EFT Therapists or Supervisors.

Support & Community for EFT Therapists

We are passionate about supporting the growth of EFT communities and peer development opportunities for therapists. We provide a list of ICEEFT Certified EFT Supervisors so that therapists can receive formal guidance as they refine their EFT skills.

Diverse Views on EFT for Therapists

ACEFT is committed to embracing diversity in the EFT community and sharing EFT with all people in all relationships. Our therapist blog contains articles written by members of the Australian EFT community that demonstrate the use of EFT across diverse contexts.

ICEEFT Certified EFT Trainers in Australia

In Australia, we have two EFT Trainers who are certified with the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT). They are Dr Clare Rosoman and Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald. They each conduct EFT trainings for therapists and each lead teams of EFT-passionate therapists in their Brisbane-based clinics.

Clare's training events are managed by ACEFT and Jenny's are managed by Emotionally Focused Therapy and Training Australia (EFTTA).

ACEFT, as the home for Clare Rosoman's EFT training, contains information about her approach to therapist training in EFT as well as resources and tools for therapists. We pride ourselves on providing up-to-date and practical information on EFT, on creating connections, and on building community amongst those interested in EFT.

For Therapists: Better therapy starts here - learn EFT!

What's new at ACEFT?

New FREE Webinar on Cultural Safety in EFT

UPCOMING TRAINING: Attachment Injuries and Recovery from Relationship Loss


ACEFT is affiliated with the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT), Ottawa, Canada.

ICEEFT was founded in 1998 by Dr Sue Johnson and her colleagues. It offers educational courses and training to mental health professionals, provides certification for EFT therapists around the world, and undertakes clinical research studies.

ICEEFT works closely with its various affiliated EFT Centers and Communities throughout the world with the mission of educating health professionals and increasing public awareness about the efficacy of EFT and its role in strengthening relationship bonds.

ACEFT & Dr Kathryn Rheem Stand with Ukraine

If you missed this fundraising event with Dr Kathryn Rheem, click here to donate and view!

Upcoming EFT Training Events for Therapists


Quotes from
Dr Sue Johnson, the Founder of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Join the ACEFT Therapist Mailing List!

Therapists, please sign up to receive essential email updates about EFT training events, online supervision groups and news from the Australian & International EFT communities!

Looking for an EFT Therapist in Australia?

Explore our therapist directory to find an EFT-trained therapist in Australia. All therapists listed in our "Find an EFT Therapist" list are members of ICEEFT and have undertaken training in EFT.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Centre for Emotionally Focused Therapy (ACEFT) acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and conduct our work - the Turrbal and Yuggera people of Meeanjin (Brisbane).

We pay our respect to the elders past, present and emerging and appreciate their connection to land, sea and sky, traditional knowledge, kinship systems, and community wisdom. We acknowledge their enduring connection to the land and bear witness to their resilience and strength.