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Clinical Supervision & Case Consultation · Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Learning EFT is an art and science. To feel confident as an EFT therapist and use the model effectively Clinical Supervision and Case Consultation is invaluable.

Clinical Supervision or case consultation is facilitated in present process to support the development of therapists in the art and science of the EFT model. Therapists confidentially discuss their cases, explore their struggles, celebrate their successes, within a strengths-based approach. 

All therapists, novice or advanced in EFT practice benefit from reflection on their therapeutic process. Supervision is designed to provide encouragement, support, guidance and skill refinement as part of therapists professional development. 

Individual and group supervision is available. Make an enquiry for more information. 

Supervison Groups

Group supervision (cohort model) provides the opportunity to learn with peers and brings common humanity to the supervision process, to normalise and share struggles and successes. 

The intent is for group supervision to be experiential based on the ACES framework. Summary of the group process may include: 

  • check in with self, connect to present process, self as an EFT therapist
  • set the agenda, identifying common themes for learning
  • participants may show videos of their client work
  • facilitated supervision process
  • reflection from the group, supportive feedback, choice points in the therapy.

EFT Supervision group - cohort 1, 2024

Supervision groups are on-going with a cohort that meets online, usually twice per month (dates below). Members are required to attend most groups and make a commitment to attend for a minimum period of 3 months. New members can join the group until the cohort is full (6-8 members).

Cohort 1 · dates for 2024

  • Tuesdays 9.00am to 10.30am AEST/Melbourne, Australia (Monday 15 April, 7pm US, East Coast) on 16 April, 30 April, 14 May, 28 May, 11 June, 25 June, 23 July, 6 August, 3 September, 17 September then
  • Tuesdays 9.00am to 10.30am AEDT/Melbourne, Australia (Monday 15 April, 6pm US East Coast) on 15 October, 29 October, 12 November, 26 November.
  • Check your timezone using the time and date meeting planner HERE.

Make an enquiry to join Cohort 1.

“All knowledge is experience, everything else is just information.”  - Albert Einstein

Technology, time zone and cancellations

Online platform

  • Zoom
  • Ensure you have downloaded Zoom and your internet connection is stable.
  • Supervision sessions will be recorded for later review.

Time zone

  • Check your timezone using the time and date meeting planner HERE.
  • Individual and group supervision sessions are in Melbourne time (AEST or AEDT).


  • Group supervision participants can cancel membership to their group cohort with 1 months notice.
  • Individual supervision can be cancelled with 48 hours notice.  

ICEEFT Certification as an EFT therapist

Once you have completed either an Externship in EFCT or Essentials of EFIT or EFFT, you can begin to count your supervision consultation hours towards the required number of hours needed for ICEEFT Certification as an EFT therapist in the chosen modality (couples/relationships, individuals or families).

  • To apply for ICEEFT Certification as an EFT therapist, you need a total of 8 hours supervision with an ICEEFT Certified EFT Trainer, Supervisor or Supervisor-in-training.
  • If you attend supervision in a pair with another therapist, BOTH therapists can count these hours towards their required 8 hours.
  • If you join an EFT supervision group, you can count 4 hours of group supervision towards the 8 hour required for certification.
  • You can become Certified in more than one modality of EFT (EFCT, EFIT or EFFT), but you must complete the Certification requirements for each modality one at a time.
  • Utilising the ICEEFT skills development guidelines, your supervisor will mentor you through the process of acquiring the EFT competencies.
Jo Gniel · EFT therapist and supervisor candidate · Melbourne Jo Gniel · EFT therapist and supervisor candidate · Melbourne

ICEEFT Certified EFT Supervisor Candidate · Jo Gniel

As an EFT supervisor in training Jo's interests include the impact of trauma, neurodivergence, gender inequality and structural inequality on attachment strategies in relationships. Rob Allan (London) and Paul Guillory (California) will supervise her supervision.
Jo’s clinical practice has been informed by process orientated psychotherapy for more than 15 years. She trained in Emotion Focused Therapy in 2008, then integrated the attachment orientated principles of Emotionally Focused Therapy in 2014 and was certified as an EFT therapist in 2019. Jo was a founding member of the MCEFT committee, and contributor and supporter of MCEFT events. 
She  has contributed to research at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and resources focused on the impact of cancer on relationships for Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) and Women’s Health Victoria. She is a trained teacher of Mindful Self Compassion (UCSD) and her private practice landscape of life is dedicated to building human connection; helping people create healthy relationships and wellbeing in all aspects of life. 

Make an enquiry

If you wish to schedule an appointment, are curious to know more about courses, coaching, supervision or retreats, then please get in touch. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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