Q: How do I report client sessions to my mentor?
A: We make this easy by providing you with session notes forms and a detailed outline of how to complete a case history.
Q: I have clients that I work with repeatedly. What is the maximum number of sessions I can do with one person?
A: We want you to get as much experience with as many different clients as possible, though you might work with certain clients over the course of several sessions. If you're planning to do more than five sessions with a particular client, check with your mentor first.
Q: I've been certified by another organization, but I recognize the value of getting certified by EFT Universe too. Is a grandparenting option available?
A: Yes. Email your certificate to the certification coordinator who will give you further instructions.
Q: There are several mentors. How do I connect with one?
A: We assign you a mentor when you're ready to submit your first batch of case histories.
Q: I took a workshop from a trainer who is not my mentor and I liked him/her so much that I'd like to switch mentors. Is that possible?
A: You can switch mentors at the end of a mentoring set, e.g. after Mentoring #2 but before Mentoring #3.
Q: What happens if I get an automatic six-month extension, but still don’t finish in 18 months?
A: You can purchase a second extension for $500.
Q: I know you have a second level of certification, in Energy Psychology. What happens if I later decide to complete that certification?
A: All of the work you have completed in getting certified in EFT counts toward Energy Psychology certification. In the Energy Psychology certification program, EFT is called Skill Set 1. You also learn two other Skill Sets in Energy Psychology, as well as a course called Advanced Energy Therapies. When you’re ready, you enroll. Find more information here.
Q. I’ve been to the workshop listings on the EFT Universe site and noticed that I need to pay to register for the live workshops like the 4 day Professional Skills Training. Yet I see that the cost of these is included in certification. How does this work?
A: You are reimbursed for the cost of the workshop after attending. The reason for this procedure is that many of the workshops are sponsored by other organizations like Omega Institute and 1440 Multiversity, not by EFT Universe. So to register, you pay the organization, and you’re then reimbursed for the tuition cost by EFT Universe. Thus the cost of this tuition is included in certification and there is no additional cost to you.
Q: What is EFT Universe’s approach to diversity awareness?
A: Energy Psychology and EFT professionals are expected to practice with awareness of the diverse backgrounds of the clients with whom they work, and to engage clients with cultural humility and competence.
Among the cultural considerations for working with diverse populations are language barriers; religious beliefs and family values; community beliefs and practices; cultural attitudes to gender and age; cultural conceptions of health and illness; issues related to ethnic assimilation and cultural preservation; and attitudes toward women, children, individuals identifying as LGBTQ, and elders.
Research shows that EFT is able to release emotional triggers quickly. This makes it uniquely suitable for use when approaching charged issues including ethnicity, bias, and unconscious stereotyping.
A diverse working group of EFT practitioners has engaged the practitioner community in a dialog about the need for ethnic and cultural awareness during treatment sessions. Their educational perspectives are found on the Practitioner Development page.
Q: Do you have special discounts or scholarships available?
A: Because we believe these tools are so powerful and we’d like to see them in the hands of everyone, we’ve made the certification as affordable as possible. We are not able to offer further discounts or scholarships.
Q: Can I get a refund if I change my mind about getting certified at some point during the process?
A: No. This is an academic course, like a college semester, for which you commit to completion. Your Admissions Advisor, Mentor, and others work with you personally from the beginning of the process, and you have access to all the tools required for successful completion. For this reason, no refunds are possible after you begin.