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Whether you're a life coach wanting to add to your qualifications, a therapist wishing to integrate EFT into your existing practice, a Veterans Administration psychologist seeking effective tools to address PTSD, a teacher looking for innovative classroom skills, or whether you simply want to use EFT for yourself and your friends, you will find the EFT Certification process a rewarding, simulating, and supportive experience. Click here for a list of the many benefits to you of EFT Universe certification. EFT Universe classes offer CE credits to mental health professionals and CME credits to medical professionals.

There are two levels: EFT Intermediate Practitioner-1, and EFT Expert Practitioner-2. If you've taken a previous EFT training, you can "test out" of some of the requirements; see the policy on grandparenting qualifications. Your first step is to take a Level 1 workshop. For a list of upcoming trainings, click here. You can also review the class outline of each workshop.

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EFT Intermediate Practitioner-1 Requirements:

EFT Level 1 and 2 training completion.

EFT-INT Online Test: This test covers EFT basics, such as those skills taught in the Level 1 and 2 workshops and described in the required readings.

Ethics Test: This test covers the material in two textbooks on professional standards and ethics. They are the Ethics Handbook for Energy Healing Practitioners, and Creating Healing Relationships.

Proficiency Training: Take a second Level 2 workshop with a different trainer and demonstrate basic proficiency. You can substitute a Speciality Workshop for your second Level 2.

Practical Application 1: Supervised delivery of EFT sessions to at least 3 clients, that are reviewed by a mentoring consultant, either in person, on video, in writing, or online (skype). Your mentoring consultant may be your EFT trainer, though if that person is not available or not a consultant, please use another from this list. 47 additional sessions with clients (total = 50 sessions, recorded on a simple form). Required readings, and 15 hours as an EFT client working on your personal issues. View case study guidelines here.

 "The EFT Universe newsletter and website is the place where I get all my clients and referrals. I really count on you guys. Thank you."

--Nancy A. Morris, EFT Intermediate-1 Practitioner


EFT Expert Practitioner-2 Requirements:

All the above, plus:

EFT Level 3 training completion.

EFT-EXP Online Test: Advanced EFT knowledge, such as that taught in Level 3 workshops and the required readings. We recommend 6 months practice time after completing first test.

Proficiency Training: Repeat Level 3 workshop with a different trainer. Attend two specialty workshops.

Book Reports: On 3 of a list of recommended titles relevant to EFT practice.

Practical Application 2: Delivering EFT sessions to at least 5 additional multi-session clients, that are reviewed by a mentoring consultant, either in person, on video, in writing, or online (skype). 45 additional sessions with clients, of whom 20 are 3+ sessions, sent to your mentoring consultant. Your mentoring consultant may be the EFT trainer from whom you take Level 3 training, or another consultant from this list. Required readings, and 15 more hours as an EFT client working on your personal issues. View case study guidelines here.

FAQs, Checklist, Benefits, and Contacts:

Upon completion of either level of certification, you will receive a certificate, and you will be able to list your name in the EFT Practitioner Directory on this site. To keep a certificate current, you are required to complete CEUs (continuing education units), submit those certificates every three years, and abide by the EFT Ethics Code. For additional information you may This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please read the certification and grandparenting requirements carefully before you email us; about 90% of the inquiries we receive ask questions already answered above, or on the grandparenting qualifications page!

You can find a list of Frequently Asked Questions here. If you're ready to apply for certification, click here for a Checklist of the Steps and Costs, including the application form and case history forms. If you wish to become an EFT Trainer, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; we accept trainers who have prior experience on a case-by-case basis.

Becoming a certified EFT practitioner can be a wonderful experience. You can feel secure in knowing you possess a proven base of EFT skills. You are featured on the EFT practitioner listings, which receive hundreds of thousands of online visitors a year. EFT Universe is one of the most-visited alternative medicine sites on the internet, our huge email list gives these visitors another opportunity to discover your practice. We support your continuing education with classes, teleconferences, and discussion groups. Click here for a list of the many other benefits to you of EFT Universe certification. 

EFT Universe offers a number of specialized certifications, such as Certified EFT Weight Loss Coach, and coming soon: Certified EFT Psychological Trauma Coach, and Certified EFT Health Coach. You can obtain these certifications in a specialized field concurrent with, or after, obtaining INT-1 or EXP-2 certification. 

"I have now had an opportunity to examine in depth EFTUniverse's Levels 1, 2, and 3 training programs, including participation in some of the events, and I am impressed with its professionalism, compassion, and effectiveness. If you are not already a psychotherapist, this relatively brief training program will of course not make you one, but it will teach you how to use this important procedure and many of the subtleties of its application very well."

--David Feinstein, PhD
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