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Workshop Details

Date: June 15 – 19, 2021

Times (Mountain Standard Time):
June 15 = 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
June 16, 17 & 18 = 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
June 19 = 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Online via Zoom

This workshop is limited to 32 registrants.


This intensive 5-day training institute provides participants with solid grounding in the skills required to work more directly with emotions in psychotherapy. The focus of the program will be experiential, learning how to provide change in core emotional structures. Participants receive in-depth skill training through a combination of:

  • Brief lectures
  • Video demonstrations
  • Case discussions
  • Extensive supervised role-playing practice. (Limited to 32 participants)

Participants will come away with an EFT Level One certification which is the gateway to additional EFT training. Participants will have the opportunity to be added to the EFT Alberta therapy referral service. Participants will engage and create alliances with other Alberta EFT therapists as well as list their names/practices on the International Society for Emotion-Focused Therapy website/directory.

Presented & facilitated by Dr. Serine Warwar


Date and Time

  • Dates/Times (Mountain Standard Time):
    • DAY 1 – Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm)
    • DAY 2 – Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:00 pm)
    • DAY 3 – Thursday, June 17, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:00 pm)
    • DAY 4 – Friday, June 18, 2021 (8:30 am – 2:00 pm)
    • DAY 5 – Saturday, June 19, 2021 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
  • Location: On-Line via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to you prior to the start of the workshop.
  • Facilitator: Dr. Serine Warwar
  • Max number of participants: 32

Registration = $1,145.00 until May 31st, 2021

  • Deposit $295 (non-refundable) due on registration.
  • Full balance due by May 31st, 2021
  • Course outline will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration/deposit.
Currently we have filled two training sections. To fill a third training section we only need four more registrants. IF YOU’D LIKE TO GO ON A WAITLIST FOR ONE OF THE FOUR REGISTRANTS IN THE THIRD TRAINING SECTION, CONTACT DAN AT DR.DAN@CALGARYPSYCHOLOGY.COM. THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST.
Pay your full balance payment of $850.00 by May 31st, 2021 here.

For more details, email dr.dan@calgarypsychology.com.

About the Facilitator

Dr. Serine Warwar, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and is the director of the Centre for Emotion-focused Therapy in Toronto, Ontario.

Dr. Warwar has been an EFT skills trainer for 24 years and provides EFT supervision to graduate students and therapists. Under her direction, the Centre provides EFT training to professionals and graduate students, and provides EFT therapy to individual and couples.

She is also a faculty member of the Emotion-focused Therapy Institute with the York University Psychology Clinic at York University where she does skills training. She conducts international trainings and workshops on individual and couples EFT.

Dr. Warwar has also applied and adapted EFT to working with vulnerable clinical populations: chronically suicidal individuals, domestically violent men in prison, borderline personality disorder, and trauma.

Dr. Warwar has been a therapist and research collaborator for several EFT randomized control trials, for the treatment of depression, and emotional injuries in individuals and couples.

She co-developed an EFT psychotherapy treatment and research program for forgiveness to help couples and individuals resolve emotional injuries. In addition, her process-outcome research has contributed to our understanding of emotional processing in EFT.

She has published in the areas of emotional processing, emotion regulation, suicide and borderline personality disorder, resolving emotional injuries, experiential teaching, homework, and forgiveness in couples.

Dr. Warwar is available to Alberta therapists for consultations and EFT supervision. She DOES NOT engage in therapy/counselling in Alberta.