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About Me

Paula Zerfoss is an LICSW, as well as a Certified EFT Therapist and the only fully Certified EFT Supervisor currently practicing in the metro Asheville area. Specializing in couple, and family therapy and utilizing primarily Emotionally Focused Therapy, Paula maintains  practices in Asheville NC. She also does EFT Intensives for couples from any location in Asheville. Call 828-747-1263 for details.

With over 25 years of experience as a Certified EFT therapist and Supervisor, specializing in couple, individual and relationship therapy, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. She specializes in intervening in the Cycles which keep couples stuck in patterns that have trapped them into feeling distant from one another. Paula helps couples to re-connect in a close and intimate way and to re-experience the joy once again that they feared they had lost.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Paula has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Attachment Theory, EFT, and Emotional intimacy.

Paula is a warm and empathic therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide a climate and a framework conducive to creating emotional change. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

MSW, University of Illinois

License, Certifications & Awards
CALEA award from the Committee on Law Enforcement Education and Accreditation, for exceptional training programming in approaches to Domestic Violence cases.
Certified EFT Supervisor
Certified EFT Therapist

Additional Training

Professional Activities and Memberships