Janelle has been working with attachment and relationship issues in families and couples for over 20 years and has been both developing and studying the application of neuroscience and attachment theory to couple and family work for the last 15 years, primarily in the areas of couples work and work with complex trauma. She has developed and taught numerous trainings in this area for mental health clinicians, graduate students, and parents over the last ten years. Janelle has also taught both couple therapy and child and adolescent trauma at DU’s Graduate School of Social Work and as faculty at Denver Family Institute.
Jim Thomas is an international trainer renowned for his engaging presentation style, breadth of experience, and his vulnerable manner of leading workshops. A passionate proponent of attachment theory and humanistic approaches to therapy, Jim trains therapists in Emotionally Focused Therapy here in Denver and around the globe. He is also Director, Colorado Center for E.F.T., and Director Emeritus, Denver Family Institute.
“Jim is one of our leading edge thinkers in the therapy field. I would go out of my way to hear what he is saying about marriage and family therapy lately,” Bill Doherty, Ph.D., author, researcher, clinician and community organizer.