Event Registration - Indiana Psychological Association
Homestudy Program: Introduction to Emotionally-Focused Couple Therapy (EFT): An Evidence-Based Couple Therapy Model (Hanzlik, orig. 11.19.2020)
8/8/2022 - 12/31/2050

Location: Virtual Event

Event Description

We are pleased that you are interested in IPA's (new for 2021) Homestudy Continuing Education Programs!

This process is straightforward:  Watch the recording. Complete the evaluation and pass the short test. Receive CE certificate via email.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email, including a critical link and confirmation code. At the very bottom of the email message, you will find an Attendee Confirmation Code for (name) and a link to Log in to event portal at (link). Once logged in, you will see instructions and links to the recording as well as the evaluation and test.


Originally offered as:
IPA 2020 Virtual Fall Conference
1.5 Hour of Category I CE credit

Thursday, November 19th, 2020, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. ET

Introduction to Emotionally-Focused Couple Therapy (EFT): An Evidence-Based Couple Therapy Model 
Although psychologists routinely provide individual therapy for patients struggling with anxiety, depression, and trauma, it is less common for psychologists to provide couples therapy given lack of training, comfort, or competence in this modality. This introductory-level presentation will discuss the origins EFT, review of the literature supporting efficacy of the model, explain stages and steps of the model, and demonstrate how to intervene from an EFT framework.

Learning Objectives
By completing this program, participants will able to:

1.  identify historical influences of other theoretical orientations and approaches in EFT
2.  name 3 stages and 7 steps of EFT
3.  identify 3 specific EFT interventions to facilitate reformulating emotion and restructuring interactions

Presenter:  Maria P. Hanzlik, Psy.D., HSPP
Dr. Maria Hanzlik is a clinical psychologist, AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist, and practice owner of Integrated Psychological Center of Indiana (IPCI), located on the Northside of Indianapolis. Dr. Hanzlik completed a concentration in couple and family therapy in graduate school, obtained additional training in family and couples work during her pre-doctoral internship, and completed an in-person Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy facilitated by Dr. Sue Johnson. Dr. Hanzlik has been providing couples therapy in clinical practice since 2013, and she trains practicum students and post-doctoral residents at IPCI on the provision of couple therapy from an EFT model. Dr. Hanzlik is a past-president of IPA.

Dr. Maria Hanzlik

Special Note to Conference Attendees
The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Indiana State Psychology Board and Indiana Behavioral Health Board:
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for psychologists.
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LMFTA, LCAC and LAC.
Licensees must judge the program’s relevance to their professional practice. 

Please note that APA rules require that credit be given only to those who attend the entire workshop.  Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not receive CE credits.  Partial credit cannot be given. We ask that all participants complete the post-program evaluation form and homestudy test at the conclusion of the program. Dr. Hanzlik and IPA have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents and will not receive any commercial support prior to or during this program.
CE certificates will be distributed via email within two weeks after a passing test (75+%) is submitted. 
Registration Fees
IPA New, Premier, Platinum, & Emeritus-Practicing - $10
IPA Basic, Academic, Emeritus-Retired, & Affiliate Members - $15
Non-Members - Psychologists & Other Professionals $30