Leadership Committee

meet the faces behind this project

Fannie Carrier Émond


Fannie Carrier Emond is a psychologist and co-founder of the EFT Quebec community. She holds a PhD in Clinical psychology from the University of Montreal and has received several awards and grants for excellence in research. She is co-director of the Phora Clinic where she works primarily with couples and adults suffering from relational distress, anxiety and sexual problems. She has completed all of the requirements for the EFT certification and is actively working towards that achievement.

Véronique Franche


Veronique holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Ottawa and she is a co-founder of the EFT Quebec community. As a member of the professional colleges of Quebec and Ontario, she now practices on both sides of the border, while supervising doctoral trainees at l’Université de Montréal and the University of Ottawa. Through an attachment-based therapeutic approach, she offers bilingual services to adults and couples facing a wide range of mental and physical health challenges, perinatal and postpartum issues, as well as relationship difficulties, while also striving to embody the principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity in her relationships. Having completed several advanced trainings in EFT, she is actively working toward becoming a certified EFT therapist.


Caroline Gasparetto


Caroline Gasparetto, D.Ps., was trained in Brazil and did her doctoral studies at Université de Sherbrooke. Her doctoral thesis was about commitment, attachment and jealousy. She is co-owner of the St-Lambert Psychology Clinic, where she offers individual and couple's therapy. She has also taught and supervised doctoral students from Université of Sherbrooke on couple’s therapy. She is accredited as an ICEEFT certified therapist and supervisor-in-training. She facilitates Hold me tight workshops and is co-founder of the EFT Quebec community.

Jessica Kokin


Jessica Kokin, P.hD is a psychologist, an ICEEFT certified EFT therapist and supervisor, and a co-founder of the EFT Quebec community. She was originally trained in EFT by Drs. Sue Johnson and Marlene Best at the University of Ottawa as part of the doctoral program in clinical psychology. She currently works in private practice conducting both individual and couple therapy and providing supervision/consultation in EFT.

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Nancy Smith


Nancy Smith holds a PsyD in Clinical Psychology from l’Université du Québec à Montréal and she is a co-founder of the EFT Quebec Community. She is also the  co-owner of EspacePsy Rive-Sud, a private clinic in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville where she practices in both French and English using a humanistic-experiential and systemic approach based on attachment. She has several years of experience as a clinician and she offers services to couples and individuals facing mental health challenges such as bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, adaptation disorder, relationship difficulties as well as issues related to mourning and parenting. She is an advanced trainee in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples presently working actively towards Certification.