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Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) Parent Workshop
Presented by Joanne Dolhanty, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Co-developer of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy
Trying to help your child/teen with emotion, behavior, or mental health related challenges and…
getting only a few words or anger in return…
not knowing why they behave in such a way…
find yourself frustrated, not knowing what to do…
feeling overwhelmed, defeated, and incompetent…
The EFFT Parent & Caregiver Workshop is for Parents/ caregivers of children of all ages including teens and young adults with intense emotion and behavior difficulties, or mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, excessive anger.
The Workshop will help you learn practical skills to:
• Be an effective coach for your child/teen in dealing with difficult life situations and emotions
• Re-build the bond with your child/teen
• Be a competent and confident parent
The Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) Parent & Caregiver Workshop is an intensive, hands-on learning parenting program. Its effectiveness has been demonstrated by research and successful application in many community and hospital settings in Canada and abroad.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Joanne Dolhanty Ph.D., C. Psych. has been in the field of mental health for over 25 years. Working with Dr. Leslie Greenberg, founder of Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), she developed the application of Emotion-Focused Therapy to Eating Disorders. She is the co-developer of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) and is well known in the field for her clinical work and as a trainer/supervisor to many clinicians here and around the world.
WHAT: Workshop for parents to learn effective strategies to guide their children through difficult
emotions and behaviours
WHO: Parents/caregivers of children of all ages including teens and young adults
WHEN: Friday February 3rd, 2017 from 2:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday February 4th, 2017 from 9:00am –4:00pm
WHERE: Oshawa Psychological & Counselling Services
2nd Floor, East Wing, Oshawa Clinic
117 King Street East, Oshawa
COST: $395 per person or $690 per couple