James Furrow, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized leader and contributor to the practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy with couples and families. Together with EFT originator Susan Johnson, Ed.D, Jim co-authored Becoming an EFT Therapist: The Workbook and The EFT Casebook. He is co-author of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy for Dummies, a practical resource for couples and therapists seeking an everyday understanding of EFT principles and practices. Jim maintains an active research program examining the process of EFT and its effectiveness with couples and families. Jim is an ICEEFT certified EFT therapist, supervisor, and trainer.
Formerly Jim served as the Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of Marital and Family Therapy at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in Pasadena California, where he trained psychologists and marital and family therapists in couple and family therapy for over two decades. He is a clinical fellow and an approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a member of the National Council on Family Relations, and a Certified Family Life Educator. Jim served as co-founder and Executive Director of the Los Angeles Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy before relocating to the Seattle area.
Roy Hodgson is an ICEEFT certified therapist, trainer, and supervisor. He founded the Seattle Community for EFT. He has been involved in EFT trainings throughout the US and Canada since 2003, including doing a joint master class with Susan Johnson, Ed.D. Roy has trained with many of the pioneers of EFT including Susan Johnson. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed mental health counselor in Seattle, and a certified counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors. He has been a guest lecturer and instructor at Antioch University’s couples and family therapy program. Roy’s professional opinions have been highlighted on ABC News and in the Seattle Times. He was the Washington Association of Marriage and Family Therapy 2014 supervisor of the year.
Roy holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in marriage and family therapy from Antioch University. He has completed doctoral level coursework in child development and psychopathology. He also has an interdisciplinary master’s degree from the state university of New York, where he researched mental imagery, neuromuscular reintegration, and kinesiology.