DR. SERINE WARWAR, PH.D., C. PSYCH

In the ocean of empathy, there are island's of work.

___  Les  Greenberg  ___

DR. SERINE WARWAR, PH.D., C. PSYCH (swarwar@cpeh.ca) is the director of York University Emotion Focused Therapy Clinic and Director of the Center for Psychology and Emotional Health (www.cpeh.ca), a private practice for individuals and couples therapy in downtown Toronto where she also provides EFT supervision, training, and consultation to graduate students and therapists. She is also an adjunct faculty member of the Emotion-Focused Therapy Clinic, a division of the York University Psychology Clinic. She conducts international trainings and workshops on emotion regulation, EFT for individuals and couples, and resolving emotional injuries and forgiveness in couples. In addition, she has been an EFT skills trainer for 26 years.
Dr. Warwar has adapted and applied EFT in working with vulnerable clinical populations such as: chronically suicidal individuals, domestically violent men in prison, borderline personality disorder, and psychological and physical trauma.
Dr. Warwar has been a therapist and researcher for several EFT randomized control trials, for the
treatment of depression, and emotional injuries in individuals and couples. As the Research and Treatment Coordinator, she co-developed an EFT psychotherapy treatment and research program for forgiveness to help couples and individuals resolve emotional injuries. In addition, she has conducted process-outcome research that has improved our understanding of emotional processing in EFT.
Dr. Warwar has published in the areas of emotional processing, emotion regulation, homework
and experiential teaching, suicide and borderline personality disorder, resolving emotional
injuries, and forgiveness in couples. She emphasizes experiential teaching and coaching clients
to further their in-session work through assigning marker-guided homework. She has a special
interest in identifying in-session micro-markers and micro-skills in EFT that facilitate change. In
addition, she enjoys working with challenging clients and offers consultation to individuals and
couples who are working with other therapists and are at an impasse. She finds great beauty and
joy in the work that she does with clients and loves supervising therapists on their EFT work.

                The Southern California Institute of Emotion Focused Therapy is recognized by the ISEFT                  
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