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, is the home for ICEEFT Certified EFT Trainer, Dr Clare Rosoman's (she/her) EFT training 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.
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.
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.
What's new for Therapists?
For Therapists: Better therapy starts here - learn EFT!
Featured Articles & Training
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
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.
New book on recovery from relationship loss by EFT Trainer & Clinical Psychologist, Dr Clare Rosoman
"This is a beautifully written book that will touch your heart and lead you through the pain of loss to a new sense of balance and peace – everyone should read it."
– Sue Johnson, (Ed.D.), Founder of Emotionally Focused Therapy & Director of the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)
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.