Here are the standards for Levels 1, 2, 3 from ISEFT and what our Basic Workshop Offerings are at the Alberta Institute of Emotion-Focused Therapy:
Individuals who have completed any of these levels of training can be listed on the ISEFT training programme website and in the ISEFT website as iSEFT members on the basis of having Completed Basic EFT Training (as long as their dues are currently paid up and they agree to be listed). Completing training does not guarantee competence.
A. Participants Should Have a Minimum Prior Training
Must have a professional training in some form of therapy and be an accredited practitioner. If not humanistic-experiential therapy (eg person-centered, focusing-oriented, gestalt), recommend additional empathy and person-centered training. It is recommended that for therapists who have no prior training in humanistic-experiential therapies, a module focused on empathic tracking, listening, and responding be included in the training.
B. Basic Didactic/Experiential Workshop Training (Levels 1 & 2)
Minimum 8 days (but can be longer), run by certified or approved EFT trainers, covering at least:
C. Initial Supervisory Experience (Level 3)
Must be signed off on by their approved EFT supervisor on the basis of actually doing EFT to at least a minimal degree and not some other therapy as demonstrated by these these EFT skills: