BA(Hons), PhD, GCHE, GDipEFT
Couples Therapist

Dr Toni Tidswell has worked as a Person Centred and Emotion Focused counsellor, therapist, trainer and supervisor in Sydney, Armidale, Perth and most recently Tweed Heads, for more than 20 years. From 2012 to 2017 she worked in private practice in Annandale (Sydney) at the Institute for Emotionally Focused Therapy. Toni mainly works with both individuals and couples who have experienced trauma, and is interested in how the therapeutic relationship holds the client in this work; she is also interested in how gender, culture and religion work within EFT. Toni works with couples experiencing distress from escalating conflict, distancing, and trauma, and assists couples with repairing the relationship after an affair.

Toni has also had experience as an academic, lecturing and tutoring at the University of New England, University of Otago, and Curtin University. Toni does specialist lectures to MA Counselling students on EFT, and facilitates workshops for Emotion Focused Couple Counselling and Therapy. She is an Individual Member of ISEFT and has completed at York University (Toronto) Levels 1, 2 and 3 with Prof Les Greenberg, Complex Trauma training with Dr Sandra Paivio, and Narrative and EFT with Dr Lynne Angus. She also completed EFT Couple workshops with Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald in 2013/14. Toni is a Level 4 Clinical Member and member of the College of Supervisors for the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).



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